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The Steve Show was the unofficial name for Steve's show on BBC 6Music, which ran from January 2007 to April 2009. In the show, Steve was joined by long-time friends Dan, Harry, and Rufus who were, in the best possible sense, nobodies. The show focused on music more than banter but was not without its comedic and anecdotal elements. Steve brought some old Xfm features into his show, including Hip-Hop Hooray and Mr Cover-Cover (formerly known as Cover Me Up). The show also introduced many of its own unique features such as 'Songs to Seduce Women By','The Fiendishly Difficult Music Question', and 'Songs to Nurse a Broken Heart'.

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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 2 Aired 09 September 2007

Rufus is back for Steve's second show after the month-long hiatus. Joining him are Steve Show regulars Sammy and Harry, who discuss their night at the GQ Awards with Steve.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 1 Aired 02 September 2007

Steve is back after a month-long break. Sammy has some trouble getting to the studio and they play a live session from Aimee Mann with flirtatious interview.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 3 Aired 16 September 2007

Rufus breaks the news of his recent engagement leading to discussion of propositions and weddings.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 9 Aired 28 October 2007

Everyone chooses a pop track this week, Harry and Sammy are in trouble for not giving a book review but Rufus redeems the show with an excellent analysis of Ian McEwan's 'On Chesil Beach'.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 4 Aired 23 September 2007

Steve's acting friend Tony MacMurray joins the gang in the studio, and the listener's choice is 'Count of Monte Christo' by Noisettes.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 5 Aired 30 September 2007

Steve discusses his appearance on Blockbusters that has made it onto the net (See it here) and Steve's opponent, Roopam, phones the show.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 18 Aired 30 December 2007

Final show of the year before some time off, Michael Sheen joins them in the studio.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 11 Aired 11 November 2007

A live session from Gideon Conn.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 6 Aired 07 October 2007

Harry returns after a break and they read out listeners' embarrassing anecdotes.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 10 Aired 04 November 2007

Steve discusses his new found love for fireworks displays, Johnny Flynn performs live in the studio and there is controversy when Rupert Brooke is confused with Wilfred Owen.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 17 Aired 23 December 2007

In this special Christmassy episode Frank Turner is performing live in the studio, and is joined by comedian Rob Brydon, who is Steve's guest for the show.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 12 Aired 18 November 2007

Sammy gets very excited when Duke Special performs a live set in the studio.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 7 Aired 14 October 2007

Rufus wows everyone with his Bob Dylan impression, pigeonhole tracks are from Lethal Bizzle, M.I.A. and The Go! Team.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 13 Aired 25 November 2007

Vik Sharma comes in to talk about music and the internet.


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The Steve Show on BBC 6 Music, Series 2

Episode 8 Aired 21 October 2007

In an attempt to appear more cultured, Steve brings in his writer friend Matt Thorne to talk about the Booker Prize list.


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