Jo Whiley & Simon Mayo

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20180517

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

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. Plus there'll be audience interaction, the freshest new music and great chat to accompany you in the early evening - whatever you're doing.

20180522

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

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. Plus there'll be audience interaction, the freshest new music and great chat to accompany you in the early evening - whatever you're doing.

All Request Friday!20180518

Kickstarting the weekend with All Request Friday, where we let YOU choose the tunes!

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

All Request Friday!20180525

Kickstarting the weekend with All Request Friday, where we let YOU choose the tunes!

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Bear Grylls20180523

Adventurer Bear Grylls drops in to chat about his novel 'The Devil's Sanctuary'.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Bear Grylls - adventurer and survival expert - drops in to chat to Jo and Simon about his novel 'The Devil's Sanctuary', the latest in his 'Will Jaeger' series.

1945, and the Nazis' grand plans are in disarray. Defeat is imminent, so in a last attempt to protect their legacy, the high command hides their store of uranium deep underground, ready for them to fight another day.

2018, and ex-SAS soldier Will Jaeger stumbles upon this horrible truth.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Ben Kingsley Confession, New Job Hacks20180514

As they team up for a new show, Jo and Simon welcome Benedict Cumberbatch to the studio.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

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.

Craig David in session20180515

R 'n' B superstar Craig David drops in to perform the first live session for Jo and Simon.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

R 'n' B superstar Craig David drops in to perform the first live session for Jo and Simon, where he'll sing his latest hit plus his choice of 'Back To Where It Began' track.

Plus 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,, and 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.

Judy Murray20180516

Tennis coach Judy Murray joins Simon and Jo to talk about her new book 'Knowing the Score'

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Judy Murray joins Simon and Jo to talk about her new book 'Knowing the Score'.

As mother to tennis champions Jamie and Andy Murray, Scottish National Coach, coach of the Fed Cup, and general all-round can-do woman of wonder, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and reaching out to ambition. As a parent, coach, leader, she is an inspiration who has revolutionised British tennis.

From the soggy community courts of Dunblane to the white heat of Centre Court at Wimbledon, Judy Murray's memoir charts the challenges she has faced over the years, from desperate finances and growing pains to entrenched sexism.

Judy Murray, Fake Tan Confession, sleep and ear-ring chat!20180516

Tennis coach Judy Murray joins Simon and Jo to talk about her new book 'Knowing the Score'

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Judy Murray joins Simon and Jo to talk about her new book 'Knowing the Score'.

As mother to tennis champions Jamie and Andy Murray, Scottish National Coach, coach of the Fed Cup, and general all-round can-do woman of wonder, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and reaching out to ambition. As a parent, coach, leader, she is an inspiration who has revolutionised British tennis.

From the soggy community courts of Dunblane to the white heat of Centre Court at Wimbledon, Judy Murray's memoir charts the challenges she has faced over the years, from desperate finances and growing pains to entrenched sexism.

Nigel Slater20180521

Food writer Nigel Slater chats about the forthcoming stage adaptation of his memoir Toast.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Food writer Nigel Slater chats to Jo and Simon about the forthcoming stage adaptation at the Lowry Theatre in Salford of his memoir 'Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger'.

Based on the British Book Awards Biography Of The Year, 'Toast' is the story of Nigel's childhood told through the tastes and smells he grew up with. From making the perfect sherry trifle to waging a war over cakes, and from the pressured playground politcis of sweets to the rigid rules of restaurant dining, it's a story of love, loss and...toast.

Noel Clarke20180517

Actor, writer and director Noel Clarke chats about his new Sky drama Bulletproof.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Actor, writer and director Noel Clarke chats about his new Sky 1 drama 'Bulletproof'., plus he'll be adding his choice of song to 'Jo and Simon's Record Store'.

Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters are the stars and creators (along with Nick Love) of this new police drama which promises "big, emotional stories with bloodpumping stunt sequences" as it follows Bishop and Pike, two cops who are best friends and bonded by the same moral code, despite their very different backgrounds.
Set in London, it's a "fun, authentic, action-packed ride around the city" as Bishop and Pike tackle the bad guys in their own uncompromising style, all while maintaining their friendship, their relationships and taking on ghosts from the past. Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family. These two have got each other's backs, no matter what

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.

Phoebe Waller Bridge20180522

The 'Fleabag' star talks to Jo and Simon about appearing in the new Star Wars film 'Solo'

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

The 'Fleabag' star talks to Jo and Simon about appearing in the new Star Wars film 'Solo - A Star Wars Story'., playing her first motion capture role as the droid L3-37.

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. Plus there'll be audience interaction, the freshest new music and great chat to accompany you in the early evening - whatever you're doing.

Snow Patrol20180524

Snow Patrol perform live in session, featuring music from their new album 'Wilderness'.

Jo and Simon team up to bring you the best guests, music and early evening entertainment.

Snow Patrol perform live in session, featuring music from 'Wilderness', their first album in seven years, and a special 'Back To Where It Began' track.

Since their debut in 1998, Snow Patrol have gone on to become one of the biggest and most successful groups in the world, racking up an impressive number of critical and commercial accolades, including 15 million album sales, 1 billion plus streams and 5 UK Platinum albums.

They've also had Grammy, BRIT and Mercury nominations, while hit singles' 'Chocolate', 'Run', 'You're All I Have', 'Just Say Yes', 'Called Out In The Dark' and 'Chasing Cars' - the 2nd longest-running single in UK chart history - continue to be heard regularly across UK radio.

Plus as well as side projects including Tired Pony, the band have written for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Biffy Clyro, P!nk, Rudimental and One Direction.

Snow Patrol will perform at the BBC's 'The Biggest Weekend' in Coventry on Sunday 25th May.