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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  • David Mitchell, Spandau, Chrissie Hynde + Pie!

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    54 mins

    26 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

    61 mins

    19 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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  • Catherine Tate, Radio 2 Book Club + Lamb Burgers

    Fri, 29 Aug 14

    33 mins

    12 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

    5 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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