Patrick Kielty

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20100101

It's that time of year once again - a brand new year upon us, and with it a brand new decade. Time to put last year behind us, and make a fresh start - making resolutions to change things for the better

So what are your New Year's resolutions for 2010? Perhaps you are going to get to the gym more often, eat a more healthy diet, explore more of the world, change your career, or finally propose to your partner. We know they are hard to keep, but if you don't start the new year the way you mean to go on it'll never happen!

Patrick Kielty brings you a full two hours of New Year's Resolutions - what better way to encourage you to stick to a new year's promise than by letting the nation know your plans!

Let Patrick know your New Year's Resolutions by emailing resolutions@bbc.co.uk, or you can text them to 88291 (texts are charged at your standard message rate).

20100101

It's that time of year once again - a brand new year upon us, and with it a brand new decade. Time to put last year behind us, and make a fresh start - making resolutions to change things for the better

So what are your New Year's resolutions for 2010? Perhaps you are going to get to the gym more often, eat a more healthy diet, explore more of the world, change your career, or finally propose to your partner. We know they are hard to keep, but if you don't start the new year the way you mean to go on it'll never happen!

Patrick Kielty brings you a full two hours of New Year's Resolutions - what better way to encourage you to stick to a new year's promise than by letting the nation know your plans!

Let Patrick know your New Year's Resolutions by emailing resolutions@bbc.co.uk, or you can text them to 88291 (texts are charged at your standard message rate).

20100724

Three hours of cheeky banter and great tunes, plus Hollywood legend Jeff Goldblum, singing sensation Anastacia and the darkest of comedy writers Andy Nyman all popping in for a quick chat.

Patrick will also be causing havoc and mayhem amongst the families of Britain when he challenges two members to 'Fight For The Right' to get their favourite record played on the show by going head to head in a fun quiz.

With special guests, Jeff Goldblum Anastacia and Andy Nyman.

20100731

Not just playing a collection of great tunes, Patrick will also be chatting to designer Wayne Hemingway about his new project, sharing a joke or two with singer David Essex and tripping the light fantastic with actress and dancer Ali Bastian and her partner dancer Brian Fortuna.

Plus Patrick will be causing havoc amongst the families of Britain in 'Fight For Your Right' and inviting one brave band to take their chances and enter the Last 'Chance Saloon'.

If you would like to take part in 'Last Chance Saloon then log onto Patrick's page on the Radio 2 website where you will find all the details www.bbc.co.uk/radio2.

Patrick's guests are Wayne Hemingway, David Essex, Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna.

20100807

Three hours of great chat and fabulous tunes.

Plus Coronation Street writer Jonathon Harvey will be explaining how he is going to turn 7000 hours of Coronation Street programmes, which has had 2000 story lines, 115 deaths (some of which were murders), 37 births and 86 marriages into a two hour live stage show.

Patrick will be uncovering a mystery or two with BBC 1's newest Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch and finding out about vegetarian vampires with critically acclaimed children's and adults author Matt Haig.

There's be the usual madness and mayhem amongst one family when they 'Fight for The Right' to get their favourite record played on the show by going head to head in a fun quiz and one brave band will be taking a deep breath and entering Patrick's Last Chance Saloon. If their track pleases the judges and does not get faded out they could be playing live on the last show.

Three hours of great chat,with guests Jonathan Harvey, Matt Haig and Benedict Cumberbatch.

20100814

A bit of fun and laughter on a Saturday morning. This week Patrick will be donning his tartan and taking a trip down memory lane with original Bay City Roller Les McKeown. Actor Jimi Mistry will be chatting about his latest horror movie and the finalists of Master Chef will be recalling how hot and stressful it really got in the kitchen.

A bit of fun and laughter with Les McKeown, Jimi Mistry and the Masterchef finalists.

20100821

Three hours of Irish banter to start your weekend. Alexandra Burke will be telling us what she's been up to, Chas Hodges will be singing a few ditties to help your garden grow and actor Ben Richards will be talking about life as a drag queen in his latest West End musical.

Plus another band will be taking the brave step into the Patrick's 'Last Chance Saloon' and one family will be going head to head in 'Fight For The Right'.

With special guests Alexandra Burke, Chas Hodges and Ben Richards.

20100828

Three hours of Irish banter to start your weekend. There will also be some lively banter between Patrick and his cheeky guests McFly.

Plus another band will be taking the brave step into Patrick's 'Last Chance Saloon' and one family will be going head to head in 'Fight For The Right'.

Three hours of Irish banter to start your weekend, along with special guests McFly.

20100904

Some great music and a bit of a chat with actress and author Arabella Weir, X Factor finalist Olly Murs and ultimate Masterchef Gregg Wallace. Plus some more family madness with 'Fight For The Right' and one more band bracing themselves to enter Patrick's Last Chance Saloon.

With guests comedian Arabella Weir, X Factor finalist Olly Murs and chef Gregg Wallace.

20100911

Great tunes and a bit of fun banter with the king of hairdressing Vidal Sassoon and Irish actress and chick lit author Amy Huberman.

Great tunes and a bit of fun banter with Vidal Sassoon and Amy Huberman.

20100918

Cheeky banter, great tunes and a guest or two popping in for a quick chat.

20100918

Cheeky banter, great tunes and a guest or two popping in for a quick chat.

Cheeky banter, great tunes and a guest or two popping in for a quick chat.

Cheeky banter, great tunes and a guest or two popping in for a quick chat.

Cheeky banter, great tunes and a guest or two popping in for a quick chat.

20100925

A bit of a laugh and a joke, some great tunes and special guest Freema Agyeman. Plus the winner of Last Chance Saloon will be performing live on the show.

Cheeky banter, great tunes and special guest Freema Agyeman.

Denise Van Outen, Plus Mr Burton And Mr Steer From Educating Yorkshire20140816

Patrick takes over Saturday mornings for the next three weeks and welcomes Denise Van Outen to the studio.

Denise is bringing a new one-woman musical play, Some Girl I Used To Know, to London's West End.

In the story, which Denise co-wrote with Terry Ronald, her character Stephanie Canworth has it all; a successful career, supportive husband and she's a media darling. But it takes just one Facebook poke from a former love and the memories come flooding back. Songs from the 80s and 90s accompany Stephanie's journey down memory lane in this intimate, funny and warm story about life and love, with Denise performing cover versions of torch songs by Soft Cell and Culture Club, among others.

Denise Van Outen's Broadway and West End performances include Tell Me on a Sunday, Chicago, Rent: Remixed and Legally Blonde, and her television roles include Mary in Hotel Babylon, Michaela in The Empress' New Clothes, Leigh Jackson in two series of Babes in the Wood and Kim Blakeney in two series of Where the Heart Is. She was runner-up in the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing.

As the award winning production team return to Thornhill Community Academy in Dewsbury to catch up with all the pupils and teachers and visit on results day, Patrick invites Mr Burton & Mr Steer from Educating Yorkshire to talk about the experience and the way the school has changed.

Best known as the only human in the hugely popular Rainbow, Geoffrey Hayes is also a main character in the recently released Z Cars DVDs. He will be describing his perfect weekend.

Denise Van Outen, Plus Mr Burton And Mr Steer From Educating Yorkshire20140816

Patrick takes over Saturday mornings for the next three weeks and welcomes Denise Van Outen to the studio.

Denise is bringing a new one-woman musical play, Some Girl I Used To Know, to London's West End.

In the story, which Denise co-wrote with Terry Ronald, her character Stephanie Canworth has it all; a successful career, supportive husband and she's a media darling. But it takes just one Facebook poke from a former love and the memories come flooding back. Songs from the 80s and 90s accompany Stephanie's journey down memory lane in this intimate, funny and warm story about life and love, with Denise performing cover versions of torch songs by Soft Cell and Culture Club, among others.

Denise Van Outen's Broadway and West End performances include Tell Me on a Sunday, Chicago, Rent: Remixed and Legally Blonde, and her television roles include Mary in Hotel Babylon, Michaela in The Empress' New Clothes, Leigh Jackson in two series of Babes in the Wood and Kim Blakeney in two series of Where the Heart Is. She was runner-up in the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing.

As the award winning production team return to Thornhill Community Academy in Dewsbury to catch up with all the pupils and teachers and visit on results day, Patrick invites Mr Burton and Mr Steer from Educating Yorkshire to talk about the experience and the way the school has changed.

Best known as the only human in the hugely popular Rainbow, Geoffrey Hayes is also a main character in the recently released Z Cars DVDs. He will be describing his perfect weekend.

Denise Van Outen, plus Mr Burton and Mr Steer from Educating Yorkshire20140816

Patrick takes over Saturday mornings for the next three weeks and welcomes Denise Van Outen to the studio.

Denise is bringing a new one-woman musical play, Some Girl I Used To Know, to London's West End.

In the story, which Denise co-wrote with Terry Ronald, her character Stephanie Canworth has it all; a successful career, supportive husband and she's a media darling. But it takes just one Facebook poke from a former love and the memories come flooding back. Songs from the 80s and 90s accompany Stephanie's journey down memory lane in this intimate, funny and warm story about life and love, with Denise performing cover versions of torch songs by Soft Cell and Culture Club, among others.

Denise Van Outen's Broadway and West End performances include Tell Me on a Sunday, Chicago, Rent: Remixed and Legally Blonde, and her television roles include Mary in Hotel Babylon, Michaela in The Empress' New Clothes, Leigh Jackson in two series of Babes in the Wood and Kim Blakeney in two series of Where the Heart Is. She was runner-up in the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing.

As the award winning production team return to Thornhill Community Academy in Dewsbury to catch up with all the pupils and teachers and visit on results day, Patrick invites Mr Burton & Mr Steer from Educating Yorkshire to talk about the experience and the way the school has changed.

Best known as the only human in the hugely popular Rainbow, Geoffrey Hayes is also a main character in the recently released Z Cars DVDs. He will be describing his perfect weekend.

Kelly Holmes and Steven Knight20140823

Kelly Holmes and Steven Knight20140823

Dame Kelly Holmes is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of her Double Gold from Athens, by opening her own cafe in her hometown in Kent.

Multi-talented Steven Knight is an oscar nominated director, writer and producer and is the man behind Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Peaky Blinders, Stephen Frear's Dirty Pretty Things and David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises. His latest film Locke has been described as one of the most nail biting thrillers of the year.

BAFTA winning comedy actress Rebecca Front will be telling Patrick about her perfect weekend.

Rebecca is best known for her work in The Thick Of It, Lewis, Death Comes to Pemberley, Knowing Me Knowing You and Outnumbered.

She has also just published Curious - an autobiographical collection of stories in which we learn, among other things, why a Mexican wave is a symbol of oppression, how to navigate a conversational cul-de-sac with a French vegan train driver and why keeping a pet rabbit on a lead is perfectly normal.

Another BAFTA winner Daniel Rigby also pops in to tell Patrick about the new series of Big School.

Kelly Holmes and Steven Knight20140823

Dame Kelly Holmes is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of her Double Gold from Athens, by opening her own cafe in her hometown in Kent.

Multi-talented Steven Knight is an oscar nominated director, writer and producer and is the man behind Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Peaky Blinders, Stephen Frear's Dirty Pretty Things and David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises. His latest film Locke has been described as one of the most nail biting thrillers of the year.

BAFTA winning comedy actress Rebecca Front will be telling Patrick about her perfect weekend.

Rebecca is best known for her work in The Thick Of It, Lewis, Death Comes to Pemberley, Knowing Me Knowing You and Outnumbered.

She has also just published Curious - an autobiographical collection of stories in which we learn, among other things, why a Mexican wave is a symbol of oppression, how to navigate a conversational cul-de-sac with a French vegan train driver and why keeping a pet rabbit on a lead is perfectly normal.

Another BAFTA winner Daniel Rigby also pops in to tell Patrick about the new series of Big School.

Suranne Jones, Alistair Mcgowan And The Shires20140830

As the new series of Scott and Bailey is about to hit our screens, leading actress and co-creator Suranne Jones joins Patrick from Manchester to talk about new characters and storylines from Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax).

Actor and impressionist Alistair McGowan is joining his wife, actress Charlotte Page, on stage in London's West End to perform Sincerely Noel, a personally selected medley of songs and poems by Noel Coward.

Ricky Ross, most recently seen performing at the closing ceremony for the Commonwealth Games with his band Deacon Blue, will talk Patrick through his perfect weekend.

The Shires are a brilliant new band, tipped for great things in their native UK and across the Atlantic.

Suranne Jones, Alistair McGowan and The Shires20140830

As the new series of Scott and Bailey is about to hit our screens, leading actress and co-creator Suranne Jones joins Patrick from Manchester to talk about new characters and storylines from Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax).

Actor and impressionist Alistair McGowan is joining his wife, actress Charlotte Page, on stage in London's West End to perform Sincerely Noel, a personally selected medley of songs and poems by Noel Coward.

Ricky Ross, most recently seen performing at the closing ceremony for the Commonwealth Games with his band Deacon Blue, will talk Patrick through his perfect weekend.

The Shires are a brilliant new band, tipped for great things in their native UK and across the Atlantic.