BBC Radio 2mail Highlights

Hi, Nicki C with you on 2mail duties for the first time.

I’ve had a wonderful time sitting in for Lady V in the mornings over the last few weeks. As I began my career in the music biz, I can’t tell you what a treat it is to be part of Radio 2 and to be able to play the songs I love the most.

To that end, I accepted the challenge of picking 20 of my favourite songs of all-time. That list changes day-by-day and hour-by-hour, but I think you’ll enjoy the ones I finally settled on.

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Nicki’s 20 Fave Pop Songs

Nicki Chapman has worked with many of the biggest pop stars in the world, but what are her favourite pop songs?

Wonder  no more as she’s hand-picked 20 of her faves just for 2mail!

From Pharrell to Blondie, this is her personal tour through her  musical life.



Celebrating Cilla

Celebrating Legendary Cilla

Radio 2 celebrates the life of one of the nation’s greatest stars with another chance to hear Cilla Black’s career-spanning chat with Johnnie Walker.

From her early days to the heights of fame, this show proves why she will always be in our hearts.




 Mumford’s Killer 80s Cover

Mumford & Sons were live in session for Jo Whiley from Maida Vale, where they covered one of the 80s biggest hits.

But which one?

You will love their version!



julian clary

What Julian Wrote Next…

Irreverent comic Julian Clary joined Simon Mayo to chat about writing his first children’s book The Bolds.

He says he found his inner child writing this tale about a family of hyenas in Teddington and that the whole tale came to him in a couple hours.




Folk Festival 2015 Highlights

Now in it’s 51st year, the Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the musical events of the summer.

Mark Radcliffe was back this year to lead Radio 2’s coverage of the festival, which saw performances by Joan Baez, Nick Mulvey and Peggy Seeger.

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