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All the best, and sometimes more questionable, bits from Scott's weekday afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Including the Music Police, Birthday Game and anything else that makes the cut.

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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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All the best, and sometimes more questionable, bits from Scott's weekday afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Including the Music Police, Birthday Game and anything else that makes the cut.

Twitter:

@scott_mills

Language:

English

Contact:

03700 100 222


Episodes
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Will Young on a spin bike and the Stinky Lunch Club!

7/19/2024
Singer Will Young joins Scott for a spin class with a difference, he's the first ever Spintervew for Radio 2's Let's Move It season. Scott's launching the Stinky Lunch Club and the Music Police solve another earworm. Plus, have you ever eaten strawberries in a sauna? Romesh Ranganathan pops in for a bit of work experience and there's a list of the most stressful tourist hotspots in the world. Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:48:31

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It's written in the stars... Holly predicts the Euros results!

7/12/2024
Can the football results be predicted with astrology? Scott tracks down Brendan from Coach Trip and Rylan's got a new nickname. A certain someone is missing from the Radio 2 In The Park line-up in Preston! Grab your glitter, this needs fixing... Plus, how many eggs is too may eggs in a day? And DCI Mills is on the case of another annoying earworm for James in Essex. Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:42:58

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The motorway marriage, a tennis earworm and Scott's Shania remix!

7/5/2024
Meet the bride who wanted to have her wedding reception on the M25, there's a Wimbledon themed case for the Music Police and Scott's Shania remix has gone to the next level. Radio legend Mark Goodier pops in to see Scott, before taking over Pick Of The Pops on Radio 2. Scott's putting his chart countdown skills to the test! Jo Whiley turns all Phil Mitchell and is there an armchair TV critic in your life? Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:37:57

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Marrying your love's lookalike and Pixie Lott pops in!

6/28/2024
Scott's meeting an Ed Sheeran lookalike that ended up marrying a super fan of the real Ed! They had a full lookalikes wedding... Pixie Lott pops in to take the Same Interview challenge. How will she answer the same questions from a pop magazine 15 years ago? The Music Police are back on the beat cracking the case of another annoying earworm! And Scott's waking up some of your kids that, frankly, should be up by now. Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:48:56

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Gelsenkirchen, footie chat and Rag'n'Bone Man

6/21/2024
Scott's keeping an eye on the Euros, but can he pass for a fan with your help? And how do you pronounce the German city of Gelsenkirchen? Rag'n'Bone Man pops in for a chat and Scott's got an idea for Michael Ball, ahead of Radio 2 In The Park in Preston later this year. There's shark chat, Taylor Swift speaking Welsh and a fresh case for DCI Mills and the Music Police too! Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:42:32

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Bridgerton, beavers and Taylor Swift excitement!

6/14/2024
Scott's got a theory on how to make Bridgerton even more naughty... listener Rhiannon gives it a go! Beaver fun on Springwatch and we learn about the Taylor Swift millipede. It's a Coronation Street special Birthday Game and there's a dressing up conundrum for 8 year-old Griff and his mum. Plus, the Music Police are on the case of Emma in Kent's annoying earworm... DCI Mills calls in the help of Radio 2's Garage division, with Detective DJ Spoony. Hit subscribe to get Scott's latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:42:25

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Weddings, KT Tunstall and calling all Keiths!

5/24/2024
Scott didn't realise he had to write his own wedding vows... he needs your help! KT Tunstall takes the Same Interview challenge, to celebrate 20 years making music... and Scott's on the hunt to find Radio 2's youngest Keith. The country begins the countdown... to Taylor Swift's arrival in the UK! Scott launches the Taylor Tracker. Plus, can DCI Mills crack an earworm that's been bothering listener Wayne for nearly 30 years? Music Police, assemble! Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:42:07

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BAFTA outfits, Jeremy Vine and pets that listen to the radio...

5/17/2024
Jeremy Vine is playing the Birthday Game, Dr Ranj pops into the studio and Scott's found some pets that love listening to Radio 2. Bridgerton is back, but why aren't there any Radio 2 song covers on the soundtrack?! Plus, tracking down the man that was sat behind Joe Lycett at the BAFTAs... he couldn't see for Joe's Queen Elizabeth I ruff! Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:47:37

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Eurovision 2024: Meet the acts!

5/7/2024
Scott meets some of the acts competing in Malmö at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. From denim hotpants to singing twins, the glitz and glamour of the competition is heading to Sweden! In this bonus edition of the podcast, hear from Switzerland's Nemo, Sweden's Marcus and Martinus, the Netherlands' Joost, Italy's Angelina Mango and Finland's Windows95man. Search 'Eurovision' on BBC Sounds to hear all 37 of this year's Eurovision entries. Then join Scott and Rylan on Radio 2 for commentary of the Grand Final at 8pm on Saturday 11th May - listen live on BBC Sounds.

Duration:00:27:00

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Tony Blackburn and Dermot O'Leary go head to head!

5/3/2024
Scott's pitting Dermot O'Leary and Tony Blackburn against each other for a dad joke-off. They're the kings of terrible jokes on Radio 2, but whose gags are worst? Joe Lycett has made a bet with his Aunty Margaret. He's on the show to explain and talk about his new Channel 4 show... and Margaret drops in too. Plus, Rylan and Richie help launch the Radio 2 Eurovision sweepstake and Scott's catching up with Finland's act, Windows95man. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:44:54

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Charlotte Church and surprise Jane McDonald!

4/26/2024
Has Scott ruined the Radio 2 In The Park announcement? And why's there an emu in Preston? Singer Charlotte Church takes the Same Interview challenge - answering the same questions from an interview in 1999, when she was 13. Scott's comparing her answers from then and now! Plus, surprise Jane McDonald in the studio and there's news for Charlie from Casualty fans. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:45:33

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Perrie, pauses and the Music Police!

4/19/2024
Welcome to officially the second least distracting radio show in the world! It's official... and we're not taking offense. Perrie Edwards pops in to see Scott - she's gone solo after Little Mix and talks wedding planning and kids TV. As well as a bit about her new music. Meet The Netherlands' entry for Eurovision 2024... the mullet-loving Joost Klein. And Scott's got a gap problem... do you leave a massive chasm at the start of your voicenotes? Plus DCI Mills inducts PC Owain Wyn Evans to Radio 2's crack team of detectives... the Music Police! Can the force solve listener Hayley's annoying earworm? Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:46:02

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RSVPs and Girls Aloud bonus bits!

4/12/2024
Girls Aloud are in the studio telling Scott all about the tour, with some bonus bits you didn't hear on Radio 2! Scott's turning all bridezilla about his wedding RSVPs and meet the listener who invoiced her guests that didn't turn up. Pop star twins Marcus and Martinus are representing Sweden at Eurovision 2024, they pop in for a chat. Plus DCI Mills is back on the beat with potentially the most popular case the Music Police have ever faced! Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:38:15

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Sheridan Smith and surprise Charity Shop Sue!

4/5/2024
Scott gets a surprise on his first day back, as Charity Shop Sue pops in to find out where he's been! Sheridan Smith plays the role of Sheridan Smith in an interview on Radio 2, to talk about the new play within a play that she's performing in. Plus, DCI Mills is back on the beat to review the Music Police cases that PCs Spoony and Clark have attempted to crack and Minister Mills marries off Radio 2's biggest fans... yes, they're having a Radio 2 themed wedding. That one is real. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:44:22

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Mystery shoppers, Natasha Bedingfield and Scott's got his tapes out...

2/23/2024
Scott will show you his old cassette tapes if you show him yours... what's he found in the loft now?! Natasha Bedingfield completes the Bedingfield duo on afternoons, or does she?! And she takes the 'Same Interview' challenge with questions from 20 years ago. Plus, your stories of mystery shopping and an annoying earworm goes rogue for the Music Police... DCI Mills is up against it with this one! Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:40:32

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Rita's Rack and bonus Ella Henderson!

2/16/2024
Scott finds out if his CD has made it onto Rita's Rack in The Kabin. He's been trying to get on Coronation Street for ages! Radio 2's Jo Whiley's turned all Del Boy, but did she mean to post that?! And Ella Henderson takes Scott's vocal challenge, singing her lyrics to another song. Plus, some bonus bits that didn't make it on the radio! And Scott pays tribute to Steve Wright MBE, who passed away this week. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:36:33

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Watch out, the Potato Warden's about! Plus, Steps are here!

2/9/2024
Scott's on a mission to get some of SpudMan's world-famous jacket potatoes delivered to Broadcasting House... but you wouldn't believe the faff to get a spud into the BBC! Claire, Lisa, Faye, Lee and H are in the studio for an exclusive chat with Scott about the Steps musical. Baroness Karen Brady and Tim Campbell MBE from The Apprentice are in the studio with Scott to review your top life improving tips. But are there any that they'd hire? And Scott's learning to play the triangle with the BBC Concert Orchestra's Principal Percussionist, Alasdair Malloy. It's harder than it looks, you know! Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:48:30

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Calum Scott, historic haircuts and Scott's fat fingers!

2/2/2024
There's birthday drama with Bobbie, Radio 2's regrettable haircuts of the past and Scott's had a wedding ring debacle. Singer-songwriter Calum Scott is in the studio with new music, almost 10 years after he shot to fame on Britain's Got Talent. Plus, Scott's chatting to man who's got the UK's first masters in pantomime! Oh no he hasn't... etc. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:34:47

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Daniel Bedingfield is back and plenty of horsing around!

1/26/2024
After 20 years, Daniel Bedingfield pops in to see Scott! But where's he been? And what's this about recording all his songs naked?! This week has been dedicated to all our horsey listeners. Scott's got plenty of equine entertainment, so why the long face? Baking champion Candice Brown is on the phone after a tragic accident being dubbed The Great British Break Off! Plus, the first ever Antiques Roadshow game and DCI Mills cracks another annoying earworm with the help of the Music Police. Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:40:45

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Layton Williams, Teddy Swims and what is Jeremy Vine up to now?!

1/19/2024
Scott's chatting to Strictly finalist and actor Layton Williams. Plus he's trying to convince soccer loving singer Teddy Swims that he knows loads about football. It's been another big week of TV and Scott's found some fans of Gladiators and The Traitors. Including the fan who's watch thought they'd had a fall... they were just watching Claudia in her gloves. There's more Jeremy Vine fun and Scott's getting some help with his singing after the panto! And the Music Police have been tracking down a suspect song from the early-00s for Rob in Plymouth... but have we cracked another case? Hit subscribe to get Scott’s latest podcast every Friday, or listen live weekdays 2-4pm on BBC Radio 2.

Duration:00:37:12