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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.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Bruce Springsteen

    Dancing In The Dark

    • Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits.
    • Columbia.
  • Lorde

    Green Light

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin EMI.
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    She Taught Me How To Fly

    • Who Built The Moon?.
    • Sour Mash Records.
  • Michael Jackson

    P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

    • Thriller.
    • Epic.
    • 6.
  • Amy Shark

    I Said Hi

    • I Said Hi.
    • Wonderlick.
  • Bruno Mars

    Just The Way You Are

    • Now That's What I Call Music 77 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Van Morrison

    Sweet Thing

    • The Best Of.
    • Polydor.
    • 7.
  • Jess Glynne

    I'll Be There

    • Always In Between.
    • Atlantic.
  • Justin Timberlake

    Mirrors

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • David Guetta & Sia

    Flames

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
  • Whitney Houston

    I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

    • Whitney Houston - Whitney.
    • Arista.
  • The Killers

    Human

    • Day & Age.
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • Florence + the Machine

    Hunger

    • High As Hope.
    • Virgin EMI.
  • Take That

    Relight My Fire (feat. Lulu)

    • Simply The Best Radio Hits (Various).
    • Warner E.S.P..
  • Cam

    Diane

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony.
  • Super Furry Animals

    Juxtaposed With U

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony.
  • Edwyn Collins

    A Girl Like You

    • The All Time Greatest Movie Songs.
    • Columbia/Sony Tv.
  • Coldplay

    A Sky Full Of Stars

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
  • KC and the Sunshine Band

    Give It Up

    • The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist.
    • Virgin.
  • Ariana Grande

    No Tears Left To Cry

    • (CD Single).
    • Republic Records.
  • Arctic Monkeys

    Four Out Of Five

  • Destiny‚Äôs Child

    Survivor

    • Now 49 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Talk Talk

    Talk Talk

    • The Very Best Of Talk Talk.
    • Parlophone.
  • Snow Patrol

    Don't Give In

    • Wildness.
    • Polydor.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire

    September

    • Greatest Hits Of 1978 (Various Artis.
    • Premier.
    • 3.
  • Groove Armada

    At The River

    • (CD Single).
    • Pepper.
  • Sam Cooke

    A Change Is Gonna Come

    • Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music.
    • RCA.

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Life Hacks

Life Hacks

Top tips and tricks for making all our lives easier.