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2 hours, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 05 April 2010

Richard Madeley sits in for Simon all week. He's joined live in the studio this Easter Monday by comedian, author and now film maker, David Baddiel.

He launches his daily search for those random acts of kindness that really can make your day. If you've met a good Samaritan who helped you along your way, had a lost purse or wallet returned, or just been boosted by a beautiful smile, it's a chance for you to share that magic moment with the Drivetime listeners.

Matt Williams also rounds up the Easter Monday sports news and we keep you up to date with those all important holiday travel updates.

Music Played

24 items
  • Image for Scouting for Girls

    Scouting for Girls This Ain't A Love Song

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Bend And Break

    Hopes And Fears, Island

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash One

    American III: Solitary Man, American, 302

  • Image for Paul Weller

    Paul Weller No Tears To Cry

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf Los Angeloser

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons Who Loves You

    The Very Best Of, Polygram Tv, 1

  • Image for Michael Bolton

    Michael Bolton Just One Love

    (CD Single), UMTV, 1

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Jolene

    Million Sellers Vol.15 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Kid Rock

    Kid Rock All Summer Long

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston Nothin' But Love

    (CD Single)

  • Image for ABC

    ABC The Look Of Love

    And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various, Debutante

  • Image for Spiller

    Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)

    (CD Single), Positiva

  • Image for Ben's Brother

    Ben's Brother What If I?

    (CD Single), Flat Cap Records, 1

  • Image for Love Affair

    Love Affair Everlasting Love

    Heartbeat - Forever Yours, Sony

  • Image for Be Bop Deluxe

    Be Bop Deluxe Ships In The Night

    Remember The 70's, EMI

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

    Our Friends Electric (Various Artists, Telstar

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder I Wish

    Songs In The Key Of Life (Vol.1), Motown

  • Image for Joshua Radin

    Joshua Radin I'd Rather Be With You

    (CD Single), 14th Floor Records, 1

  • Image for The Dandy Warhols

    The Dandy Warhols Bohemian Like You

    (CD Single), Capitol, 7

  • Image for Michael McDonald

    Michael McDonald and James Ingram Yah Mo B There

    Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev, Telstar

  • Image for OneRepublic

    OneRepublic Secrets

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Shoes

    My Aim Is True, Edsel, 3

  • Image for Simon & Garfunkel

    Simon & Garfunkel A Hazy Shade Of Winter

    The Definitive Simon & Garfunkel, Columbia

  • Image for Dandy Livingstone

    Dandy Livingstone Rudy A Message To You

    Young Gifted & Black (Various), Trojan

  • Get in touch with Richard Madeley

    You can email Richard during the show at richardmadeley@bbc.co.uk

  • School Of Booze...

    School Of Booze...

    Ask most people what they imagine when they think of a beer drinker and it’s likely to be Homer Simpson with a bottle of Duff at the very least the beer swiller will be a sir…So it might be hard to believe when the image of man so obviously dominates the beer industry that is was actually women who for thousands of years have been the traditional brewers! Principle of The School of Booze and author Jane Peyton is here to tell us all about putting the female into ale…

    School Of Booze Site
  • Spring Is In The Air...

    Spring Is In The Air...

    Hopefully, this weekend you've had a chance to get out and about today, and are full of the joys of spring. And spring is all about flowers, of course. But just why is ti that they blossom now? We spoke to Bunny Guinness, landscape architect and regular panellist on Gardener’s Question Time fresh from her own garden to tell us more...

  • David Baddiel

    David Baddiel

    Comedian, author and now screenwriter, David Baddiel joined Richard to talk about his controversial new comedy The Infidel.


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