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with the Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad

The novelist Patrick Gale joins Kate and Jason to discuss his latest book and how he nearly became a priest.

The writer Patrick Gale spent the first four years of his life in Wandsworth Prison where his father was the prison governor. Aged eight he attended Winchester Cathedral Choir School. Early life in institutions has influenced much of his work and Patrick joins Kate and Jason to talk about his latest novel, 'Take Nothing With You' and why he has a soft spot for nuns.

Kate and Jason launch their Good Morning Sunday challenge to raise some cash for Children in Need.

And prison food campaigner Lucy Vincent joins us to explain why she believes those serving time deserve better meals.

2 hours, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Scissor Sisters

    I Don't Feel Like Dancin'

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Years & Years

    All For You

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Chloe Reynolds

    I Am Brave

  • ABBA

    Knowing Me, Knowing You

    • Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition).
    • Polar.
    • 002.
  • Aled Jones & Russell Watson

    Where Have All The Flowers Gone - Here's To The Heroes

  • Cliff Richard & Van Morrison

    Whenever God Shines His Light

    • The Very Best Of Van Morrison.
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • Eurythmics

    The Miracle Of Love

    • Woman (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv/Sony Tv.
  • Kingdom Choir

    Stand By Me

  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper


    • A Star Is Born O.S.T..
    • Interscope.
  • KC and the Sunshine Band

    Give It Up

    • The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist.
    • Virgin.
  • Jamiroquai

    Virtual Insanity

    • Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade.
    • Columbia.
  • Hozier

    Nina Cried Power (feat. Mavis Staples)

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Tears Dry On Their Own

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Andrea Bocelli

    Time To Say Goodbye (Radio 2 Session, 11 Oct 2018)

  • Talk Talk

    It's My Life

    • More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various).
    • Disky.
  • Michael Bublé

    Love You Anymore

    • Love (Deluxe Edition).
    • Reprise.
  • LeAnn Rimes

    Can't Fight The Moonlight

    • (CD Single).
    • London/Curb Records.
  • Bruce Hornsby & the Range

    The Way It Is

    • Life In The Fast Lane (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Electric Light Orchestra

    Rock 'n' Roll Is King

    • ELO's Greatest Hits Vol.2.
    • Epic.
  • Rod Stewart

    Look In Her Eyes

    • Blood Red Roses.
    • Decca.
  • Girls Aloud

    Can't Speak French

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • La La Land Cast

    Another Day Of Sun

    • La La Land O.S.T..
    • Interscope.
    • 001.
  • Don Henley

    The End Of The Innocence

    • Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence.
    • Geffen.
  • Tom Walker


    • (CD Single).
    • Relentless.
  • Steve Miller Band


    • The Very Best Of The Steve Miller Ban.
    • Arcade Records.

It's a goal!

It's a goal!
Kate and Jason have launched their attempt to swim in Salford Quays to raise money for Children in Need 2018. This week Jason reports from a wheelchair football session run by Cardiff City FC Community Foundation that is supported by your donations.

Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale
The writer Patrick Gale joins Kate and Jason as he discusses how his relationship with the Church of England influences many of the characters in his novels, his experience growing up in prison while his father was a Prison Governor and how he now helps with prison literacy projects. Patrick’s new book, ‘Take Nothing With You’ is out now.

Lucy Vincent

Lucy Vincent
While she was a  journalism student,  Lucy Vincent started to research the quality of the food that was served in Britain’s prisons and was shocked by what she found. Lucy joins Kate and Jason to tell them about her campaign to improve the quality of prison food, 


  • Sun 14 Oct 2018 06:00