Our very own little film critic Mike (who hates chocolate AND films) challenges Ali Plumb's movie credentials, Greg launches a heated Ask The Nation topic about dating profiles and Jack from Friendly Fires gives us an AMAZING Unpopular Opinion about pebble beaches.
Inspired by Emily Atack's mum attempting to prank her on the show yesterday, listeners call in with their stories of parental mischief. Greg has received an email from Emma, with a list of all the things her colleague Meg hated at the age of 18. And we delve into the world of celebrity birthday messages courtesy of Kim Woodburn.
Taylor Swift kick started Radio 1's Live Lounge Month earlier today, but she also found time to share her Unpopular Opinion. Arielle Free, host of Radio 1's brand new Weekend Early Breakfast Show, takes part in today's Fact Controller. And Emily Atack returns to answer the calls in our phone room.
Just the one day late... here are the best bits of yesterday's show. Darren the train manager presents Yesterday's Quiz. Also, there's been a randy lady on Naked Attraction, PPI calls are no more and Greg ponders another Ask The Nation Dilemma.
Comedian Iain Stirling takes listener's calls in the Radio 1 Phone Room. Plus, five more kids disclose their Unpopular Opinions and Greg asks: "do people really calm themselves down with a bucket of cold water"?
Chris Stark drops by to play a new game... but it doesn't work out well for either him nor Greg. Also, Greg has taken issue with one of the tracks on Taylor Swift's album and we head to BBC Wiltshire for an update on the rooster that listener 'Nice Dave' named on the show last week.
Greg finds out what happened when Reece Parkinson asked footballers questions sent in by the listeners. Also, we've found Darren - the train manager who does quizzes on the train! And Greg's friend was on the phone to a company recently... but there was something not quite right with the 'on hold' music.
Greg counts down the top 5 farts from an actual scientific survey. The voice over lady is in the building, so Greg gets her to read out some listener messages. Richard - the star of last night's Inside the Factory calls in to give some behind the scenes tales of Gregg Wallace. And listeners help a farmer name a Rooster....
Greg celebrates a year of early mornings with the blast of a massive horn! Sarah from 'Pass The Pasty' returns to play 'Yesterday's Quiz'. Plus, there are more 'Unpopular Opinions' and Greg has a surprise in store for one unsuspecting listener.
When you're in the cinema, is it acceptable to talk over the trailers for new films, or should you remain silent? Greg lets the nation decide. Also today: there's a train manager who uses the public address system to entertain passengers with a quiz; a bride whose husband included 'Are You Well' in his wedding speech and newsreaders are awkwardly reading jokes in the news.
Greg speaks to comedian Sofie Hagen, who has just heard The Killers - Mr Brightside for the first time. Plus - Radio 1's film reviewer Ali Plumb thinks he's related to Kate Winslet. And it's the morning after his 18th birthday party, so did Mikey wake up in time for Yesterday's Quiz? Greg's sorted out a backup just in case.
Listener Alistair has an “ambitious” idea for a TV ad for the show, Harry Potter and Justin Timberlake come under fire in a special kid’s edition of Unpopular Opinion and a date at The Shard that went VERY wrong.
Greg welcomed Gareth back to the show to catch up on last night’s episode of Inside the Factory with Gregg Wallace asking very peculiar questions. Plus, is it ok or not ok to like someone’s holiday photo? - We Ask The Nation and more of the lies your parents said to make you behave.
Greg revealed his parents would threaten him to behave, when he was little, with a made up lady called Miss Jeffries. It seems he is not the only one with a sinister disciplinarian. Plus Joe who works on the show has NEVER cracked an egg, so we get him on the case and dinosaurs and cupcakes are questioned as we hand over Unpopular Opinion to the kids.
Greg, fresh back from his hols, was keen to find out about all of the weird things that dads do on holiday - cue tales of special flying suits and laminators. Also, Inside the Factory is back and an apology is issued to Jordan North.