Benedict Cumberbatch, Ben Kingsley Confession, New Job Hacks
As they team up for a new show, Jo and Simon welcome Benedict Cumberbatch to the studio to talk about his new Sky series 'Patrick Melrose', based on the novels of Edward St Aubyn.
As they team up for a new show, Jo and Simon welcome Benedict Cumberbatch to the studio to talk about his new Sky Atlantic series 'Patrick Melrose', based on the novels of Edward St Aubyn. Each episode of the drama will focus on one of the five Patrick Melrose novels, tracking its protagonist's journey from traumatic childhood through to adult substance abuse and, ultimately, towards recovery. The series is written by Bafta Award nominee David Nicholls, the author of 'One Day'.
Bringing you the best of both worlds, Jo Whiley and Simon Mayo join forces to bring you three hours of the greatest guests, music and early evening entertainment. With top names from the worlds of film, TV and online, plus regular live sessions from the hottest names in music, Jo and Simon will bring you entertaining and compelling celeb chat each evening. There also be audience interaction, the freshest new music and great chat to accompany you in the early evening - whatever you're doing.
Jo and Simon will be looking for listeners to call in and champion what they think is 'The Best Song Ever'; there'll be a brand new Radio 2 quiz to play along with, plus there's the lowdown to navigating modern life in 'Life Hacks'. There's also the return of the ever popular 'Confessions', and have your phones at the ready as the 'Taxi Service' rolls off the rank.