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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  • John Boyne, Paul Merton and Nigel Barden

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    This week author John Boyne entered the Radio 2 Book Club to talk about "A History of Loneliness”, Paul Merton – entertained with tales from his autobiography “Only When I Laugh” …and resident Chef Nigel Barden tried to tempt the team with his Grey Mullet soup...hmmm!

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  • Bill Nighy, Omid Djalili, Manic Street Preachers

    Fri, 19 Sep 14

    Duration:
    56 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    This week Bill Nighy told Simon how to steal a scene with a raised eyebrow, Omid Djalili talked about his new book Hopeful (dressed in a dapper three piece suit), The Manic Street Preachers dropped by to talk about their latest album Futurology. And Nige spent hours slow-roasting pork with Pontack sauce.

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  • David Mitchell, Spandau, Chrissie Hynde + Pie!

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    this edition of the Weekly Mayo, David Mitchell joined me to talk about his new novel, The Bone Clocks. The boys from Spandau Ballet entertained us with their stories of the 80s and talked about their documentary Soul Boys Of the Western World. The legendary Chrissie Hynde rocked up ahead of her performance for Radio 2 in Hyde Park. And resident Chef Nigel Barden foraged in some bushes to bring us his deliciously sweet Hedgerow Pie.

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  • Lee Child, Dame Helen Mirren and Ross Noble

    Fri, 5 Sep 14

    Duration:
    61 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    This week best-selling author Lee Child joined Simon to discuss his new Jack Reacher novel - “Personal”. Dame Helen Mirren talked about playing the Queen and her new movie “The Hundred Foot Journey”. Ross Noble discussed his latest hilarious tour “Tangentleman” and Resident Chef Nigel Barden excelled himself with a Forty-Cloves-of-Garlic Brined Chicken.

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