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itch simon mayo aluminum Simon Mayo is best known for his BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show. He began writing four years ago, when he decided to create something for his son Joe, an avid reader and science nut. Having spent ten years interviewing scientists for his Radio 5 Live show he had plenty of ideas, and was soon consumed by ITCH and his story, waking up in the middle of the night to write. Simon has spent the last three years juggling his broadcasting job with visiting schools and talking about the ITCH series. During this time he’s met over 10,000 children as well as having appeared at literary and science festivals. Simon has worked on BBC radio since 1981 and runs a Book Club on his Radio 2 show. He is also the co-presenter of "Kermode and Mayo's Film Review" on BBC Radio 5 Live. In 2008, Mayo was recognized as the "radio broadcaster of the year" at the 34th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and the "Speech Broadcaster of the Year" at the Sony Radio Academy Awards.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Simon Mayo

Blame by Simon Mayo
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Simon Mayo
July 2016 New Gen Book of the Month. Shortlisted for the Best Crime Novel for Young Adults at the CrimeFest Awards 2017. In a nutshell : tense, unusual thriller Set in a not-too-distant future in which,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016

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www.itchingham.co.uk/
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