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 (4)

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

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    54 mins

    24 days 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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  • Black Star Riders, George Ezra and Julie Walters

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    56 mins

    18 days remaining

    This week Black Star Riders dropped by the show to talk about their new single and forthcoming tour, multi-BRIT Awards nominee George Ezra popped in to talk about non-stop touring and reflect on his rise to fame, the legendary Julie Walters also joined Simon to chat about her epic new TV drama series, and Nigel Barden’s Foodie Thursday delight was smokey Moroccan chickpea stew. But can you guess which guest has a bit of a thing for Paddington Bear and dressed up as him as a kid? Listen to find out…

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  • Emma Hooper, Vic & Bob and Julia McKenzie

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    43 mins

    10 days remaining

    This week the Radio 2 Book Club opened its doors to debut novelist Emma Hooper who came in to talk about her book Etta and Otto and Russell and James, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer dropped by to talk about the return of their comedy series House Of Fools to BBC Two,and Julia McKenzie popped in to talk about her role in the BBC One and HBO adaptation of JK Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy. Plus Nigel brought in Hainanese Chicken for a Chinese New Year-themed Foodie Thursday.

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  • Joan Armatrading, Billy J Kramer & Nigel Barden

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    40 mins

    4 days remaining

    This week the legend that is Joan Armatrading popped into the Drivetime studio to talk about her first – and last – world tour as a solo performer, original Merseybeat star Billy J Kramer popped by and Nigey made us pulled pork.

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