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Day 2 of the tour- Jack Penates house

  • Jo Whiley
  • 11 Dec 07, 02:04 PM

Today we visited Jack Penates house in South London. It was a gorgeous home and Jack and his Mum made us feel very welcome. Jacks Mum had made us some gorgeous lasagne and their neighbour Martin brought round some amazing cocktails!

We have put some behind the scenes photos here for you and also check out the video of me cutting Jacks hair...

Jack also did his own 7 song here!

Today was a whole heap of fun. Probably the exact opposite of yesterday's lounges - McFly's places were all shiny and new and only just beginning to have their owners stamp their personalities on them, Jack's was crammed with character and each nook and cranny told a story. In the basement was Jack's bedroom - trainers, hats, cds, dvds and old flyers from early gigs. The atmosphere was incredibly homely - we all got treated to scrummy lasagne by his mum. Who then proceeded to tell us embarrassing stories about jack. No he didn't wet the bed but yes he did dress up as Michael Jackson with the single white glove. And loved being in all his school plays including being cyclops with a giant papier mache head. Jack also talked about being in Oliver in London's west end as a child and doing the odd dodgy TV ad. How we laughed at the pictures of jack throughout the years with different hair lengths and how I'm dreading MIKA coming round tomorrow and what hometruths he might uncover at mine....

Photos from Day 2 of the tour...Jack Penates Mums house...

Jacks present to me...


Just a cheeky sip!



Take note: Our executive producer Piers... good hat...but perhaps not as good a look as when on Jack!


Jacks Mums' lasagne was goooood...



  1. At 03:34 PM on 11 Dec 2007, simon wrote:

    hi jo,jack was brilliant this morning,you should deffo go on celebrity scissor hands next year.
    festive of you to turn up at jacks house dressed in wrapping paper,just a joke.

  2. At 08:39 PM on 11 Dec 2007, amie kirkup wrote:

    Hey Jo how good is your job!!!!!!
    your show today realy opened my eyes to how talented Jack is and i must say he is gorgeous lookin must agree?

    Thanks for the great pictures and videos an an overall great show x

  3. At 10:40 PM on 12 Dec 2007, Paul Firmin wrote:

    I spend many a day in my car reping; listening to a cocktail of Radio 1 and Jack Penate, and have never enjoyed your show more! More of Jack please he is a legend. Defo think his version of Feists track should appear on the next Live Lounge album, Classic!

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