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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  • Ian McEwan, Andrew Marr + Level 42's Mark King

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    Duration:
    60 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    Award winning author Ian McEwan joins the Radio 2 Book Club to talk about his new novel The Children Act, Andrew Marr discusses his foray into fiction with his book The Head of State, Level 42’s Mark King slaps that bass live in the studio and discusses the group’s latest album Sirens. Resident Chef Nigel Barden surprises us all with a Trio of Autumnal Salads!

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  • Lady Antebellum, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    This week we were blessed with an array of mighty musicians, including Lady Antebellum with their new album 747, Yusuf Islam formerly known as Cat Stevens with his first studio album in five years – Tell ‘Em I’m Gone PLUS Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot back together after an 11 year break. All topped off by some deeply delicious Pistachio & White Chocolate Brownies from Resident Chef Nigel Barden.

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  • Charlie Higson, David Nicholls, John Lydon & Nigie B

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Starring this week are: Authors Charlie Higson and David Nicholls, Punk Icon John Lydon - aka Johnny Rotten - and Resident Chef Nigel Barden.

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  • Gareth Thomas, Richard Curtis & David Cohen & Al Jean

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    This week Welsh Rugby Legend Gareth Thomas talks about his autobiography "Proud", Richard Curtis discusses his new chldren's book "Snow Day" and TV writers Al Jean and David X Cohen popped in to talk about The Simpsons and Futurama. Two of the world’s most renowned writers, Al Jean and David X Cohen, pop in to talk about The Simpsons and Futurama, whilst Resident Chef Nigel Barden dishes up a simple, but delicious dollop of Cauliflower Cheese.

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  • John Boyne, Paul Merton and Nigel Barden

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Available:
    2 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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