Episode 1.2

The proposals up for vote in this second episode include a pedestrian proficiency test, hype free advertising, and a one year cooling off period for marriage proposals.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

A pedestrian proficiency test.

Adverts should be just be 20 seconds long, feature a picture of the product without any packaging, and just four true facts.

People convicted of a hate crime should be sent to jail in the country they had a problem with.

A bill to make Members of Parliament tell the truth.

For everyone to give one book to their local library.

Banning bottled water and making drinking fountains etc more wide-spread via standpipes.

A one year cooling off period for marriage proposals.

There to be a minimum age of consent before you can join a religion.

First Broadcast Details

Thu 2nd July 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Thu 29th Sep 2011 (11:30pm, Radio 4 Extra)
  • Thu 22nd Aug 2013 (11:30pm, Radio 4 Extra)

Episode 1.2 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Mark Thomas (I) ... Host / Presenter
Guest Cast
Robin Ince ... Self
Milton Jones ... Self
Writing Team
Mark Thomas (I) ... Writer
Production Team
Ed Morrish ... Producer

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