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Back to Wacky Hols (Ep152)

Another rather resplendent radio ramble with Ben as he returns to his examination of some truly ridiculous celebrations of things. read more



Innovation is Exciting (Ep151)

Ben brings us another 2 hours of great music inspired by impressive innovations. Many of which will surprise and amaze. read more



The 150th Episode (Ep150)

What’s the best way to celebrate a milestone like this? Dedicate all the tracks you play to your legendary listeners? read more



Speak up and Drink Green Juice with your Spouse (Ep149)

Ben focuses on wacky holidays again for tonight’s extravaganza. And, as ever, there are some weird ones. Tracks that link read more



We’re Feeling Fruity in Juice Week! (Ep148)

How many tracks link to fruits? How tenuous a link can be made? What’s the heaviest fruit ever grown? All read more



It’s all new(s) to me! (Ep147)

All the regular things you know and approve of, plus a load of songs that relate to the word ‘new’. read more



Ben’s Back…and his front! (Ep146)

After a Christmas-work-related hiatus, Ben breezes back into the Phoenix studios like a breath of fresh air. Well, a breath read more



Baby It’s Cold Outside (Ep145)

You want to hear some tracks that link to the recent cold snap? Plus other excellent entertaining features. Go on read more



Non-Christmassy Christmas Number 1s (Ep144)

It’s another packed 2 hours as Ben Simmons counts down some of the most successful Christmas tracks, that aren’t all read more



Surprise Surprise – but not a dating show! (Ep143)

Join Ben for another 2 hour romp through some truly surprising tracks to sell incredibly well in the UK. Loads read more



Embracing the Ridiculous (Ep142)

It’s time to amuse ourselves and enjoy all the silly songs featured in tonight’s show. A whole huge helping of read more



Accountants are cool! (Ep141)

Two hours of tracks with numbers in the title. And a quest to add up those numbers. Plus wacky number read more



Conspiracy Theories (Ep140)

What a busy show! Packed full of songs that link to the current US Elections (albeit tenuously) plus a load read more



Let’s all Feel Better! (Ep139)

You just call, out my name, and you know wherever I am, I’ll come running to broadcast again! It’s simple. read more



It’s World Statistics Day! (Ep138)

Just when you thought interesting stats-based facts and songs could never be spliced together, Ben only goes and does it. read more



Failing is a good thing! (Ep137)

Today is a day of many celebrations. English Language Day. Face Your Fears Day, Train Your Brain Day and International read more



The Anniversary Schmaltz (Ep136)

The Power of the Ring is evident this week! Ben celebrated his 16th Anniversary a few days back and honours read more



Broadway Boys and West End Girls (Ep135)

In a The Show That Goes Like This first, Ben Simmons enthrals all this week with loads of popular tracks read more



Gotta Get Out of the Hobbit (Ep134)

We like to celebrate wacky holidays on this programme. None more so than World Hobbit Day. Enjoy all the usual read more



Just Google It (Ep133)

On this day in the 90s, the Google domain name was first registered. On the same day in 2020, Ben read more

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