Weekly Mayo

Weekly Mayo

The best bits of Simon Mayo Drivetime on BBC Radio 2, with star guests, audience interactivity, intelligent conversation and much more.

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  • Catherine Tate, Radio 2 Book Club + Lamb Burgers

    Fri, 29 Aug 14

    33 mins

    26 days remaining

    This week Catherine Tate popped by to talk about the new series of David Walliams’s Big School, the Radio 2 Bookclub welcomed author Linda Newbery and Nigey made us delicious lamb burgers.

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  • Live at the Edinburgh Festivals Bumper Edition

    Fri, 22 Aug 14

    71 mins

    19 days remaining

    Your bumper edition of the Weekly Mayo live from the Edinburgh Festivals includes Simon's House Bands; Paul Carrack, The Kaiser Chiefs, The Shires, Ward Thomas; comedians Jo Caulfield, Al Murray, Tim Vine, John Lloyd and Holly Walsh; plus magnificent actresses Celia Imrie and Sofie Grabol.

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  • George RR Martin, Ben Watt + Radio 2 Book Club

    Fri, 15 Aug 14

    57 mins

    12 days remaining

    This week features the latest Radio 2 Book Club inductee Ben Fergusson with his debut novel The Spring of Kasper Meier. Game of Thrones author George RR Martin joined us from Edinburgh. Ben Watt came in to talk about his latest album Hendra and book Romany and Tom. And we spoke to Nigel Barden in France who was staying out of the studio away from the seared mackerel and pomegranate and honey dressing which whiffed a bit but tasted delicious!

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