Steve Wright In The Afternoon

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20190103

Steve and the team are joined by double gold-winning Olympian and former decathlon world record holder Daley Thompson to talk about how to get fit in 2019 using his fitness programme, Daley5Minutes. And Lauren Laverne chats about taking over from Shaun Keaveny at the host of the 6 Music Breakfast show. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

20190104

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

20190128

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190129

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190130

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190131

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190201

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190204

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190205

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190206

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190207

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

20190208

Special guests, Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Angellica Bell and David Hepworth20190325

Steve and the team are joined by Angellica Bell to talk about her first cookbook, 'Fantastic Eats And How To Cook Them! Fabulous Recipes For Children To Make' and music journalist David Hepworth discusses his book 'A Fabulous Creation: How The LP Saved Our Lives'. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Angellica's published a children's cookbook and David's written a book about music.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Anton Du Beke, Erin Boag and James Reed20190115

Steve and the team are joined by 'Strictly' dancers Anton Du Beke & Erin Boag, they’re off on tour with their show called Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Musicals, and James Reed has a new book filled with CV writing tips called The 7 Second CV. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Anton and Erin have a new live show, and James has got CV tips.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Bradley and Barney Walsh and Sandi Toksvig20190107

Bradley and Barney have been on a road trip and Sandi chats about touring and QI

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Bros and Serious Jockin'!20190125

Bros on *that* documentary... plus Serious Jockin'!

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Bruno Tonioli and the puzzlers from GCHQ20181206

Bruno Tonioli has a new 'Strictly' DVD and the team from GCHQ on their second puzzle book.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Chris & Xand van Tulleken, Philip Glenister & Lesley Sharp and Huw Edwards20190108

Steve and the team are joined by Dr Chris & Dr Xand van Tulleken who are twins and who've set-up the Twinstitute for BBC Two where they put health theories to the test on twins. Philip Glenister and Lesley Sharp chat about their Sky comedy Living The Dream and BBC newsreader Huw Edwards looks ahead to events coming up in 2019. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Dr Chris & Dr Xand are twins, Philip & Lesley are Living The Dream and Huw previews 2019

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Craig Charles sits in20181221

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Craig Charles sits in20181227

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Craig Charles sits in20181228

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Craig Charles sits in20181231

The Specials' frontman Terry Hall joins Craig to talk reunions, new music, and tours, as well as celebrating the 40th anniversary of the legendary band in 2019. There's also a musical match-up in Fight Club, and another lucky listener is given the keys to the Radio 2 music cupboard in the Radio 2 Takeover

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Craig Charles sits in20190101

Actor and presenter Mark Williams joins Craig for a New Year's natter

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Craig Charles sits in20190101

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Craig Charles sits in20190102

Actor and TV presenter Martin Clunes joins Craig to talk about American islands, and drama

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Craig Charles sits in20190102

Craig Charles sits in for Steve Wright.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Daley Thompson and Lauren Laverne20190103

Steve and the team are joined by double gold-winning Olympian and former decathlon world record holder Daley Thompson to talk about how to get fit in 2019 using his fitness programme, Daley5Minutes. And Lauren Laverne chats about taking over from Shaun Keaveny at the host of the 6 Music Breakfast show. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Daley's got fitness tips for 2019 and Lauren's the new 6 Music Breakfast Show presenter

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Danny DeVito and Serious Jockin\u201920190329

Danny talks about starring in 'Dumbo' and at 4:15pm it's Serious Jockin'!

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

David Walliams, Katie Melua and Pete Benton20181205

Steve and the team are joined by David Walliams to discuss his stage shows 'Awful Auntie' and 'Billionaire Boy'. Katie Melua has released her 'Ultimate Collection' and Pete Benton from the Office for National Statistics shares his 12 stats for Christmas. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

David Walliams discusses his stage shows, plus Katie Melua on her 'Ultimate Collection'.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Dermot O'Leary and Esther Rantzen20190121

Dermot's hosting the National Television Awards and Esther's presenting Do The Right Thing

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Ehrlich Brothers and Dr Mithu Storoni20190328

Steve and the team are joined by record breaking German magic duo the Ehrlich Brothers who'll be playing at Wembley Arena and Dr Mithu Storoni chats about her book Stress-Proof: The Ultimate Guide To Living A Stress Free Life. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

German magic duo The Ehrlich Brothers chat about their new show & Dr Mithu has a new book.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Emily Blunt, Lady Anne Dodd, Paul Kerensa20181218

Emily Blunt talks about starring as Mary Poppins in the film Mary Poppins Returns, Sir Ken's wife Lady Anne Dodd and exec-producer Mark Wells look ahead to the BBC Two tribute show Ken Dodd: How Tickled We Were, and writer and comedian Paul Kerensa has Christmas trivia and facts, and live shows.
Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Emily is Mary Poppins, Lady Anne Dodd discusses her husband Ken, Paul has Christmas trivia

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Greg Davies and Daniel Franklin20181211

Greg talks Royal Variety Performance and Daniel talks 2019.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Hailee Steinfeld & John Cena, Jennifer Kirby, Barry From Watford20181220

Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena star in the blockbuster movie Bumblebee, Jennifer Kirby is back as 'Nurse Valerie Dyer' in Call The Midwife and elderly lifestyle guru Barry from Watford pops by for a catch-up and incredibly... is still 85. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Hailee and John are in Bumblebee, Jennifer's in Call The Midwife and Barry's in a mess.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Huey Morgan, Nigel Harman, Mark Benton and Samuel L Jackson20190117

Steve and the team are joined by Huey Morgan, who’s heading on tour with the Fun Lovin' Criminals plus they’ve got a new single, Samuel L Jackson is in the superhero thriller film Glass, and Nigel Harman and Mark Benton are starring in the UK touring production of Glengarry Glen Ross. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Huey\u2019s got new music, Samuel\u2019s in a thriller, and Nigel Harman & Mark Benton are on tour.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Hugh Dennis, Cecelia Ahern and Erkan Mustafa & Lee MacDonald20181128

Steve and the team are joined by actor and comedian Hugh Dennis who stars in the comedy play 'The Messiah'. Award-winning author Cecelia Ahern drops by with her latest book ‘ROAR: Thirty Women, Thirty Stories’, and Erkan Mustafa & Lee MacDonald are Roland & Zammo from 'Grange Hill', talking about series 5 and 6 on DVD. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Hugh's in 'The Messiah', Cecelia's written 'ROAR' and Roland & Zammo from 'Grange Hill'.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Ian Hislop and James Bowen20181203

Ian Hislop is back with the Private Eye Annual, plus James Bowen.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Jamie Dornan and Antonia Thomas20181126

Steve and the team are joined by actor Jamie Dornan who's starring in the new BBC Two 3-part drama series 'Death and Nightingales', and actress Antonia Thomas is Dr. Claire Browne in 'The Good Doctor', the no. 1 TV drama in America. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Jamie's starring in Death and Nightingales and Antonia's in The Good Doctor.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Jason Momoa and Dave Peacock20181212

Steve and the team are joined by Jason Momoa to chat about being 'Aquaman' in the new DC superhero film and Dave Peacock talks about celebrating the life of his friend and long-term music partner Chas Hodges with a new single and live show. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Jason is Aquaman and Dave pays tribute to his friend Chas.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Jeremy Clarkson and Serious Jockin'20190118

Steve Wright speaks to Jeremy Clarkson about The Grand Tour and Millionaire.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Jimmy Carr, Dr Hilary Jones20181219

Jimmy has The Fix and Dr Hilary's got health advice for Christmas.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Joan Collins, Paul Martin and Martin Sutton20181204

Steve and the team are joined by Joan Collins who's on tour with her new one-woman show 'Unscripted'. Antiques expert Paul Martin discusses his book 'My World of Antiques' and The Songwriting Academy's Martin Sutton breaks down some hit songs. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Joan Collins is 'Unscripted', antiques expert Paul Martin and songwriter Martin Sutton.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Jools Holland & Marc Almond and Christopher Skaife20181129

Steve and the team are joined by Jools Holland & Marc Almond to discuss their collaborative album 'A Lovely Life To Live', while Christopher Skaife is 'The Ravenmaster' at The Tower of London and shares his story. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Jools and Marc on A Lovely Life To Live and Christopher Skaife is The Ravenmaster.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Keira Knightley, Robson Green, Tom Brittney and Rory Cellan-Jones20190110

Steve and the team are joined by Keira Knightley, who's starring as Collette in the film of the same name, Robson Green and Tom Brittney chat about the new series of Grantchester, and BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones reports live from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to tell us all about the digital trends for 2019. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Keira's in Colette, Robson & Tom talk Grantchester & Rory talks 2019 technology trends!

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Keith Lemon and Dr Rangan Chatterjee20190123

Keith Lemon talks about presenting the sixth series of Through The Keyhole where three celebs are given a tour of three mystery celebrity homes, and are challenged to guess the identities of the famous occupants. And Dr Rangan Chatterjee discusses his book The Stress Solution: The 4 Steps To Reset Your Body, Mind, Relationships And Purpose. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Keith's looking Through The Keyhole and Dr Rangan's book is The Stress Solution.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Mick Hucknall and Hera Hilmar20181210

Mick released a Simply Red live album and Hera starrs in Mortal Engines.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Nigel Havers and Serious Jockin'20181130

Nigel Havers is in panto in 'Snow White' and DJ Silly Boy is back with Serious Jockin'.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Olivia Colman and Serious Jockin'!20181214

Steve and the team are joined by Olivia Colman who's starring as Queen Anne in 'The Favourite' as well as appearing in ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘Watership Down’ over Christmas. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies, the latest entertainment and lifestyle news and at 4:15pm DJ Silly Boi will have some Serious Jockin'!

Olivia is starring as Queen Anne in The Favourite, plus Serious Jockin'!

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Richard Carpenter and David Wallace-Wells20190327

Steve and the team are joined by Richard Carpenter to talk about the 'Carpenters with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' album and David Wallace-Wells has written 'The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future' about climate change. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Richard talks about his album and David is in talking about his book about climate change.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Rip It Up Boys, Aggie Mackenzie, Emma Marsden and Timothee Chalamet20190116

Steve and the team are joined by Jay McGuiness, Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold & Louis Smith, they’re in a new west-end 60s musical called Rip It Up, Aggie Mackenzie and Emma Marsden have a new book called The Miracle Of Vinegar, and Timothee Chalamet is starring in the film Beautiful Boy based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Rip It Up Boys are in a musical, Aggie & Emma love vinegar and Timothee's in Beautiful Boy

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Ronni Ancona and Joely Richardson, plus Serious Jockin'20181207

Ronni and Joely are 'Surviving Christmas with the Relatives\u2019, plus it's the Jockin'.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Ruth Wilson, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Phyllis Logan20181127

Steve and the team are joined by actress Ruth Wilson who you can see in the BBC One 3-part drama 'Mrs Wilson'. Snooker legend Ronnie 'the Rocket' O'Sullivan has published the third novel in his Soho Nights series called 'The Break', and actress Phyllis Logan stars on stage in the psychological thriller 'Switzerland'. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Ruth is Mrs Wilson, Ronnie's published The Break and Phyllis is in Switzerland.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Sandra Bullock, William Hanson, Sinclair McKay20181217

Sandra Bullock discusses starring in the film adaptation of Bird Box, etiquette expert William Hanson has advice for a faux-pas-free Christmas and writer and historian Sinclair McKay talks about his Secret Service Brainteasers book - the follow-up to his bestseller Bletchley Park Brainteasers.
Plus there's the Factoids, the Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Sandra's in Bird Box, William has Christmas etiquette advice and Sinclair's got puzzles.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Sanjeev Bhaskar and Mariella Frostrup20190122

Sanjeev Bhaskar is flying the flag for the “activists” such as Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller and Martin Luther King Jr as part of Icons, BBC Two’s search for the greatest person of the 20th Century. And Mariella Frostrup discusses her book, Wild Women and Their Amazing Adventures Over Land, Sea and Air. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Sanjeev talks about BBC Two's Icons and Mariella's book is Wild Women.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Sara Cox, Jo Whiley, Trevor Nelson and Hermione Norris & John Thomson20190114

Steve and the team are joined by Sara Cox, who’s launching her new 5-7pm show on Radio 2, Jo Whiley chats about her new evening show on from 7-9pm Monday-Thursday and Trevor Nelson's on the phone to talk about moving his Rhythm Nation show from Saturday nights (8pm-10pm) to each Monday-Thursday night from 10pm-midnight. Hermione Norris & John Thomson chat about the new series of Cold Feet. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Sara, Jo & Trevor are launching brand new Radio 2 shows and Hermione & John chat Cold Feet

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Sheridan Smith, Anita Rani and Sindhu Vee20190109

Steve and the team are joined by Sheridan Smith to talk about the ITV drama Cleaning Up, Anita Rani discusses the BBC Two series The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts and Sindhu Vee, who started doing comedy in her 40s and following an Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer nomination, is off on her Sandhog tour. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Sheridan's cleaning up, Anita's gone back to Victorian times & Sindhu's off on tour.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Stephen Fry, Mark Ronson & Miley Cyrus and Anneka Rice20181213

Steve and the team are joined by Stephen Fry to discuss his book ‘Heroes – Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures’. Mark Ronson & Miley Cyrus bring in their new single 'Nothing Breaks a Heart' plus Anneka Rice talks about presenting a Christmas 'Junior Choice' special on Radio 2. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Stephen talks 'Heroes', Mark & Miley chat about their single plus Anneka on Junior Choice

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features

Steve Coogan and John C Reilly and Serious Jockin'!20190111

Steve Coogan and John C Reilly are Stan & Ollie. Plus DJ Silly Boi with Serious Jockin'

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Tim Roth and Genevieve O'Reilly, Simon Amstell and Dan + Shay20190124

Tim and Genevieve are in Tin Star. Simon's written Help. Plus country duo Dan + Shay.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Trevor Horn and Scott Mitchell & Adam Woodyatt20190326

Steve and the team are joined by Trevor Horn to talk about his album ‘Trevor Horn Reimagines The ‘80s’ and his live shows. Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell and Eastenders' Ian Beale, aka Adam Woodyatt, are part of a group that includes other Albert Square stars who're running the London Marathon in aid of the Dementia Revolution. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

Trevor's re-imagined the 80s and Scott & Adam are running the London Marathon.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.

Zoe Ball and Davina McCall20190104

Zoe is the new Radio 2 Breakfast Show presenter and Davina is back with The 100K Drop.

Steve Wright's afternoon show with special guests, music and a host of other features.