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Jo Whiley & Simon Mayo: Take part in the show

Our show would be nothing without our listeners and there's a whole bunch of ways you can get involved. Take a look at these segments that rely on your input and get in touch!


Each day Jo and Simon hear listeners' darkest secrets as they beg for forgiveness - would you like to submit your shameful story or terrible tale for consideration?

Send your Confession – ideally 800 words or less – to

Discover what other listeners have been confessing to - listen to our latest Confessions podcasts

Before sending a Confession, please read the terms and conditions in full.

Taxi Service

This song goes out to everyone ferrying a friend or loved one around in the evening - whatever your precious cargo is, we want to dedicate a song TO YOU. Simply text in during the show saying who your passenger (or precious cargo) is, where you’re going and what song you’d love to hear Jo and Simon play. Text during the show on 88291.

Best Song Ever

This is your chance to have one of your favourite songs played on the radio - Jo and Simon will ask for a different ‘best’ song each day (best duet, best wedding song, best soul song, etc.) and it’s your job to convince them it’s the Best Song Ever. Call us on 08000 288 291 between 17:55 and 18.30.

End of Days

Jo and Simon’s daily quiz is about all the stuff that’s happened TODAY. If you’re good at trivia, up to date on the news or hot on social media, then why not have a go? Call during the show to answer a couple of qualifying questions and speak to the team from 18:55 to 19:30 on 08000 288 291.

Life Hacks

We want to make all our lives easier by sharing your tips and tricks with the Radio 2 audience. Whether your hacks are about gardening, storage, hair dye removal or surviving the first day in a new job, we want to know. Got a hack? Email us at or text 88291 during the show.

Please note:

Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Check with your network provider for exact costs.

Calls are free from most landlines. Some networks and mobile operators will charge for these calls.

We do try to answer all calls, so if you hang on we should get to you.