Episode 26.3

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis believe the children are the future, but everyone else wants them to get more exercise, steer clear of fast food and tobacco and be taught fewer subjects in school. Still, so long as Gordon Brown's already saved the world. Jon takes a look at what went wrong with the Large Hadron Collider, Laura inhales too much Helium, Marcus is worried about the climate and there are songs about cars, Coldplay and that Gordon Brown clanger from Mitch.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

Topics

American car manufacturers (Mitch Benn song)
Kids today (unfitness + smoking + schooling)
Wikipedia errors (Jon Holmes)
Large Hadron Collider (Jon Holmes)
Gordon Brown 'Saving the World' (Mitch Benn song)
BBC Sports Personality of the Year
2012 Olympics
Various Topics (Marcus Brigstocke)
Coldplay song (Mitch Benn)

Audience Question

Please write us an interesting list:

Witch burning, Pillage, Cow tipping, Hagis hunting, binge drinking - possible exhibition sports for the British olympics in 2012

Pew, Pew, Barney, McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Clegg - The Liberal Democrat front bench

Anne Widdecombe, Boris Johnson, Russell Brand, Arthur Scargill, Swampy - people who you'd never take a picture of into the hairdressers and say, I'll have one of those please

Write an interesting list: The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Milkman, Binman, Coalman, Gasman - A list of second rate superheroes

First Broadcast Details

Date:
Fri 12th December 2008
Time:
6:30pm
Channel:
BBC Radio 4
Length:
30 minutes

Episode 26.3 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Steve Punt ... Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis ... Host / Presenter
Marcus Brigstocke ... Self
Jon Holmes ... Self
Mitch Benn ... Self
Laura Shavin ... Ensemble (Various Roles)
Writing Team
Steve Punt ... Writer
Hugh Dennis ... Writer
Marcus Brigstocke ... Writer
Jon Holmes ... Writer
Laura Shavin ... Writer
Mitch Benn ... Writer
Stephen Carlin ... Writer (Additional Material)
James Sherwood ... Writer (Additional Material)
Carrie Quinlan ... Writer (Additional Material)
Lloyd Langford ... Writer (Additional Material)
Leila Johnston ... Writer (Additional Material)
Hils Barker ... Writer (Additional Material)
Production Team
Colin Anderson ... Producer

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