Listen to Episode 8 – Ian Hislop
The 2 Show comes to you from the offices of Private Eye in London, in conversation with Private Eye editor and team captain on Have I Got News For You, Ian Hislop.
Ian speaks to the programme about his life in satire, including the role of Private Eye and some of the guests who have appeared on Have I Got News For You.
You can catch up with the latest issue of Private Eye at: http://www.private-eye.co.uk/
Listen to Episode 7 – Simon Mayo
Presenter Tone interviewed accomplished writer and BBC radio presenter Simon Mayo in his Radio 2 Drivetime studio. Simon talked about Drivetime, his film review show with Mark Kermode and his successful ‘Itch’ book trilogy. He also gave the programme an exclusive preview of his latest novel.
You can listen to Simon’s Drivetime show at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00p2dfq
Listen to Episode 6 – Steve Hackett and Amanda Lehmann
Guitar legend Steve Hackett and singer/songwriter Amanda Lehmann join Tone at the music venue Trading Boundaries to talk about acoustic performances, the influence of world music and exciting new albums released in the past year.
This fascinating interview is interspersed with live music recorded throughout the performance.
Listen to Episode 5 – Dr Caroline Lucas
Tone travels to Westminster to interview Co-leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton Pavilion, Dr Caroline Lucas.
During the interview, Caroline speaks passionately about her work with the Green Party and discusses some important issues of the day including; climate change, fossil fuels and lowering the voting age to 16.
For more information about Caroline’s work, visit: https://www.carolinelucas.com/
Listen to Episode 4 – Joanna Lumley
Joanna is perhaps best known for playing Patsy Stone in Absolutely Fabulous and talks to the presenters about her role.
Joanna also speaks passionately about her experiences of travelling around the world to countries including Japan and India, and her early life in the far east.
Listen to Episode 3 – Jeremy Vine
Listen to Episode 2 – Martin Hughes-Games
Martin also speaks about his passion for India, fascination with motorbikes and presenting on Springwatch.
Listen to Episode 1 – Gary Lineker
In a special interview in the BBC Match of the Day studios, Tone caught up with former England footballer Gary Lineker, who reflected on his career in football, including his 48 goals for England and winning the Golden Boot during the World Cup finals in Mexico! Gary is now well known for presenting Match of the Day and Sports Personality of the Year.
You can catch up with the latest goals and see Gary at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007t9y1