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Weekly Mayo

Weekly Mayo

The best bits of Simon Mayo Drivetime on BBC Radio 2, with star guests, audience interactivity, intelligent conversation and much more.

Jackie Copleton, Phil Tufnell, Patrick Ness on Terry Pratchett & Foodie Thursday. 2015/08/28, 04:00
Jackie Copleton, Phil Tufnell, Patrick Ness on Terry Pratchett & Foodie Thursday.

This week Jackie Copleton joined the book club armed with her Dictionary of Mutual Understanding, Simon talked to Tuffers, Patrick Ness popped in upon the release of Terry Pratchett’s last novel and Foodie Thursday saw Nigel serve up Summer Skirt.

Live from the Edinburgh Festival 2015/08/21, 04:00
Live from the Edinburgh Festival

Guests include: Paul Merton, the Lost Voice Guy, Henry Blofeld, and many more.

Charity Norman, Julian Clary and Gennaro Contaldo 2015/07/31, 04:00
Charity Norman, Julian Clary and Gennaro Contaldo

In this week's Book Club, author Charity Norman spoke to us about her book The New Woman, about a successful man, father and grandfather who’s convinced he should be a woman. Julian Clary told us about writing his debut children’s novel, The Bolds. Plus Gennaro Contaldo popped in to rustle up a special chicken salad... or to give it its proper name, Insalata Di Pollo Con Giardiniera.

Imelda Staunton, Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Nigel's cheeky chops. 2015/07/27, 04:00
Imelda Staunton, Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Nigel's cheeky chops.

In your edition of the Weekly Mayo, Imelda Staunton talked Gypsy and Pringles on opening night, Drivetime’s young listeners reviewed Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s new book live on air, and Nigel cooked some cheeky chops.

Annie Barrows, Blur Bassist Alex James & Nigel's Fru Pigalopp 2015/07/17, 04:00
Annie Barrows, Blur Bassist Alex James & Nigel's Fru Pigalopp

Annie Barrows joins the Book Club, Blur bassist Alex James talks feasting and cheese-making & Nigel cooks up a Scandinavian summer berry cake called 'Fru Pigalopp'.