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Jo Whiley moves to BBC Radio 2 drivetime slot

Jo Whiley is to co-present a new, extended drivetime show with Simon Mayo, as Radio 2 overhauls its schedule.

Whiley will be the first female DJ on the station’s weekday daytime schedule for 20 years. 492 more words

News

BBC Radio 1 Vintage

Hopefully, like me, you have been enjoying BBC Radio 1’s entirely wonderful pop-up radio station BBC Radio 1 Vintage, which I think we can all agree is a timely reminder that things aren’t as good as they used to be – we’ll probably just differ a little on when exactly they were better. 153 more words

John Peel

Rules of Conduct - A Rant

It was a damp Sunday afternoon, so I decided to go and see Baby Driver today at the lovely State Cinema in North Hobart. I’ll write a review about it in the next few days when I’ve had a chance to think about the film a little more but suffice it to say, I loved the music, the performances and the incredible editing. 754 more words

Biography

3. The Girl Before by JP Delaney

I was really looking forward to this book, it sounded intriguing and that it would be full of suspense. I heard about it first on Simon Mayo’s Drivetime show as one of his Monday bookclubs in February. 367 more words

Heavenly Chichester with Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode (Belle)

I wasn’t sure how I had been invited to the ‘writing retreat’ home shared by Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode but I knew enough to remove my shoes before I stepped inside. 37 more words

Book review: Blame by Simon Mayo

So, I stumbled upon this book at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Simon Mayo was doing a panel with the legend that is Malorie Blackman and, if I’m honest, I wasn’t all that enthusiastic about a book written by the man who I remember my dad loving on breakfast radio (the Nick Grimshaw of the early 90’s). 417 more words

Reviews

It's Election Maynia

Good morning, constituents, and due to the current Maynia for the word May in every fucking sentence in this election, I have decided to fight back. 176 more words