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3 hours, 5 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 12 May 2010

Steve and Janey Lee Grace chat to singer Katie Melua and discover how she nearly died in a lake near Heathrow, German rockers The Baseballs reveal how their foolproof plan for success involves Glee and oompah music, while resident web experts Helen & Olly give us all the latest on the iPad and why tweeting celebrities were feeling unloved earlier in the week.

Plus some midweek Factoids for you to mull over. Discover which famous composer once wrote a ballet as an ode to whipped cream and how many newborn possums you could fit into a teaspoon.

The Oldies are chosen by Craig Payne, a 22 year old electrician from Derby who treats us to some classics from Gary Numan and T-Rex. Plus there's all the latest lifestyle and entertainment headlines and top notch Talkie bits including how technology makes you happy and find out where the best place for men to meet women is.

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