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Jane Garvey sits in

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 14 May 2012

Jane discusses Manchester City winning the Premier League, whether the Greeks have any alternative to austerity, the danger of weirs and problems with buying decent toilet seats.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for The Marcels

    The Marcels Blue Moon

    60's Number Ones Vol 1, Old Gold

  • Image for Train

    Train Drive By

    (CD Single), Columbia, 12

  • Image for Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers The Gambler

    Kenny Rogers - The Very Best Of, Reprise

  • Image for Robert Plant

    Robert Plant 29 Palms

    (CD Single), Fontana, 5

  • Image for Dexys Midnight Runners

    Dexys Midnight Runners Jackie Wilson Said

    Very Best Of Dexy's Midnight Runners, Mercury

  • Image for Donovan

    Donovan Sunshine Superman

    The Greatest Hits Of 1966, Premier

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Fernando

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 012

  • Image for David Gray

    David Gray Babylon

    (CD Single), Iht Records

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Slow It Down

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Jags

    The Jags Back Of My Hand

    Music Of The Year: 1979 (Various), Spectrum

  • Image for Supertramp

    Supertramp Give A Little Bit

    The Very Best Of Supertramp, Polygram Tv



    It was the most dramatic end to the football season as Man City score 2 goals in injury time to clinch the title. If you’re a Man United fan, would you like to ring Radio 2 and congratulate Man City?!

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    The Greek population have voted against austerity. Many economists say they’re crazy, and that there is no alternative to huge public spending cuts. If you were Greek, which way would you vote?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    A father and son die in a tragic boating accident. We look at the danger of weirs.

    Find out more in this article from the Coventry Telegraph.


    Finally, the Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard says that toilet seats are so flimsy that they keep breaking, and that it’s impossible to buy a decent loo seat.

    Find out more in this article from the Leicester Mercury.


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