New series 1/8. Alistair McGowan turns sleuth as wise-cracking detective Gil Mayo in a quirky new cop drama. Mayo has a shock in store when his new Det Sgt arrives.
Writer Simon Booker ; Producer Rebecca Hedderly
Director Metin Huseyin www.bbc.co.uk/drama Fitting the Bill: page 12
A new weekly series in which Simon Mayo presents the official countdown of the week's bestselling albums. Including live music, features and interviews, the first of which is with Elton John.
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Cast list: Boyzone, Michelle Gayle, Deuce, Sean McGuire, Louise, EYC. Chairman Simon Mayo. 1995's pop starlets join Simon for turkey 'n' trimmings, revealing their deepest secrets of the year and hopes for 1996.
Simon Mayo presents live from Hull as part of 5 Live's Octoberfest. Guests include Nitin Sawhney and comic singer Mitch Benn. At 3.00 Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode present Wittertainment live from Hull, including film reviews.
With Nosmo King, Stella Mayo, Ted Cowan, Fred Yule, Ewart Scott, Bill Stevens, Joan Young, Horace Percival, and Doris Nichols. BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Script and production by Eric Fawcett.
Introducing Douglas Mayo , late Captain of Royal Engineers with five campaign medals, now general foreman in a Chepstow, Monmouthshire, firm of general builders
With him at the microphone are his wife Helen, his parents, his father-in-law (a builders' merchant), and some of his friends and workmates
Written by Stephen Grenfell
Produced by W. Farquharson Small
Simon Mayo takes over the Breakfast Show while Mike Smith is on holiday.
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While Gary is on the Radio 1 Initiative Test Simon Mayo is in the hot seat. Including between 2.0 and 3.0, one of the tasks in the test, direct from the Greater Manchester County Fire Service Training School in Manchester.
Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Dead Sea - just some of the names of the well-known places which Simon Mayo recently visited on his Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Breakfast with Simon Mayo , Dianne Oxberry and Rod McKenzie , with up-to-the-minute news, weather and travel reports.
6.40 and 8.15 The ldentik-Hit Quiz. 8.35 Your Confessions. 8.45
On This Day in History.
The Sunday lunchtime oldies show that brings together the best of Simon Mayo 's new format weekday Golden Hour, with classic hits and clips from the BBC archives.
Today's Tuesday Live Acoustic is from the band the Lightning Seeds, now back with a new album and a double-headed tour with Terry Hall. This morning, frontman Ian Brodie joins Simon Mayo in the studio for a live set.
A new Sunday lunchtime oldies show brings together the best of Simon Mayo 's weekday Golden Hour, with classic hits and clips from the BBC archives.
Simon Mayo takes a look at Heaven - whether it exists and, if it does, who gets there and what it's like.
Featuring Nick Hancock 's
Three Steps to Heaven and the return of The Bishop and the Actress with Catherine Zeta Jones and the Rt Rev John Gladwin ,
Bishop of Guildford. Music from Moby and Mecanic Manyeruke.
A Burning Pictures production
Elvis Costello confesses all to Simon Mayo. Including the Golden Hour from 9.00, with the hits and headlines of two classic years.
Simon Mayo rounds off the week with the final retrospective Golden Hour from 9.00, followed by an open Private Line and the finest music.
Simon Mayo rounds off the week with the Golden Hour from 9.00
Simon Mayo asks, "Is love just a four-letter word?" An Asian woman in an arranged marriage, a prostitute, a religious celibate, and hit songwriter Pete Waterman tell us what love means to them, and other studio guests examine whether love really exists. The show is completed by sessions from Tom Robinson and Martyn Joseph.
A Burning Pictures production
Simon Mayo rounds off the week with a final retrospective Golden Hour at 9.00
Simon Mayo presents some of his show's best acoustic sessions and is joined in the studio by Rory Bremner and some surprise guests.