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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  • Jodi Picoult, Marcus Brigstocke & Hugh Bonneville

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    58 mins

    25 days remaining

    This week Author Jodi Picoult entered the Radio 2 Book Club for the second time to discuss her novel Leaving Time, Comedian Marcus Brigstocke talked about his latest tour “Je m’accuse – I am Marcus” and Hugh Bonneville delighted all with his chat on Downton and why the new Paddington Bear film has a PG rating. Last, but not least, Resident Chef Nigel Barden dished up some rather extraordinary Beetroot and Bacon Muffins.

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  • Priscilla Presley, Guy Garvey & David Gilmour

    Fri, 14 Nov 14

    41 mins

    18 days remaining

    This week Priscilla Presley joined Simon live from Los Angeles to talk about “Elvis at the O2: The Exhibition of his Life”, Elbow’s Guy Garvey discussed the band’s latest single “Charged” together with his deep dislike for the Mary Poppins film and Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour announced the new album “Endless River” will be their last.

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  • Anthony Horowitz, Jim Carter, Steve Knightley & Jim Kerr

    Fri, 7 Nov 14

    42 mins

    11 days remaining

    This week Anthony Horowitz joined Simon to talk about his latest Sherlock Holmes reboot, ‘Moriarty’; Actor Jim Carter (aka Mr Carson from Downton) joined folkie Steve Knightley (from Show Of Hands) to talk about their new album of WWI poetry read over music; and Jim Kerr shared his excitement about being back on the road with Simple Minds who are still making music 37 years after they formed.

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  • Ray Winstone, Boris Johnson + Lancashire Hotpot

    Fri, 31 Oct 14

    51 mins

    4 days remaining

    This week Diamond Geezer and former schoolboy boxing Champion Ray Winstone talks about life as a youth in London and how he got into acting in his autobiography Young Winstone. Boris Johnson brings the legacy of Sir Winston back to life in his brilliant book The Churchill Factor and Resident Chef Nigel Barden warms the cockles of our hearts with a tankful of Lancashire Hotpot!

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