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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Recent episodes (5)

  • Patrick Gale, Clare Balding & Nigel Barden

    Fri, 27 Mar 15

    46 mins

    29 days remaining

    This week Patrick Gale enters the Radio 2 Book Club to discuss his latest novel "A Place Called Winter", Clare Balding talks about her first book "Walking Home: My Family and Other Rambles" and Nigie B dishes up a magnificent Beef Carbonnade cooked in Beer!

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  • Jon Ronson, David Gray & Leann Rimes and Barbara Taylor Bradford

    Fri, 20 Mar 15

    40 mins

    22 days remaining

    Joining the book club this week we have Jon Ronson warning us all about social media shame with his new book 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed', David and Leann Rimes drop in for a live session and Barbara Taylor Bradford chats about her book 'The Cavendon Women'.

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  • Celia Imrie, Pam Ayres and Bryan Ferry

    Fri, 13 Mar 15

    43 mins

    15 days remaining

    Joining the book club this week was Celia Imrie who’s ‘Not Quite Nice’. Pam Ayres stops by to tell us about her new book ‘You Made Me Late Again!’. We’re also graced with the presence of Bryan Ferry who Drove us Wild talking about his new album and tour ‘Avonmore’.

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  • Matt Haig, Frank Sinatra Jr and Nigel Barden

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

    35 mins

    4 days remaining

    Joining the book club this week was Matt Haig who gave us Reasons To Stay Alive, we spoke to Frank Sinatra Jr about his upcoming live shows and Nigel made a somewhat stinky Kimchi.

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  • Gavin Extence, Mark Strong, Mary Portas & Nigie B

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    54 mins

    1 day remaining

    This week Gavin Extence entered the Radio 2 Book Club to discuss his latest novel “The Mirror World of Melody Black”, top actor Mark Strong talked about his latest projects including performing in the brilliant Arthur Miller play “A View From The Bridge” and Mary Portas, Queen of Shops, chatted about her memoir “Shop Girl”. Plus Nigie B dished up some Chocolate, Pear and Ginger Crumble.

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