Episode 1.1

The ideas up for the vote this week are holding a public referendum before going to war next time; bring back The Witch's Hat to kids' playgrounds; reform the role of Whips in The House Of Commons and Lords.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

Bring back dangerous playgrounds (particularly The Witch's Hat apparatus).

A rail bridge connecting up Belfast, Scotland and Holland.

Make Gold by Spandau Ballet the national anthem.

Reform the role of Whips in parliament.

Abolish World Debt (and Speedos).

A free hug for call centre workers.

Hold a public referendum before going to war.

First Broadcast Details

Thu 25th June 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Thu 14th Apr 2011 (11:00pm, Radio 4)
  • Thu 22nd Sep 2011 (11:30pm, Radio 4 Extra)
  • Thu 15th Aug 2013 (11:30pm, Radio 4 Extra)

Episode 1.1 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Mark Thomas (I) ... Host / Presenter
Writing Team
Mark Thomas (I) ... Writer
Production Team
Ed Morrish ... Producer

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