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On the programme

Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show

Sunday 25th March 2012

  • Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • David Miliband, former Foreign Secretary
  • Ben Macintyre, writer and historian
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times sketchwriter Ann Treneman, Daily Mail columnist Max Hastings and Conservative Home's Tim Montgomerie

Sunday 18th March 2012

  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Brian Paddick, former Met Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner
  • Lindsay Duncan, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Christiane Amanpour and the Guardian's Chief Political Correspondent Nick Watt

Sunday 11th March 2012

  • Dr Bassma Kodmani, Syrian National Council
  • Ken Livingstone, London mayoral candidate
  • Ed Davey MP, Energy and Climate Change Secretary
  • Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Ben Freeth, Zimbabwean human rights activist
  • Michael Kiwanuka, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Danny Sriskandarajah from the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Green Party's Jenny Jones

Sunday 4th March 2012

  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Harriet Harman, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • Michael Moore, Scottish Secretary
  • Tony Brenton, former UK Ambassador to Russia
  • Tyne Daly, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Conservative MP Margot James and choirmaster & broadcaster Gareth Malone

Sunday 26th February 2012

  • Andrew Mitchell, International Development Secretary
  • Stephen Hester, Chief Executive RBS
  • Salah Dabbakeh, Red Cross spokesman
  • Celia Imrie, actress
  • Noah Stewart, tenor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Adie, former BBC foreign correspondent and former Editor of The Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie

Sunday 17th February 2012

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Denzel Washington, actor
  • Kasabian, band
  • Newspapers reviewed by Deborah Haynes, Defence Editor at The Times, and Conservative MP David Davis

Sunday 12th February 2012

  • Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary
  • Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Unal Cevikoz, Turkish Ambassador to the UK
  • George Clooney, Actor & Director
  • Christy Moore, Folk Singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Daily Mail columnist Amanda Platell and Lib Dem Deputy Leader Simon Hughes

Sunday 5th February 2012

  • John Major, former Prime Minister
  • Stephen Twigg, Shadow Education Secretary
  • Mark Thompson, BBC Director General
  • Tim Farron, President of the Liberal Democrats
  • Newspapers reviewed by BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen, writer and broadcaster Clemency Burton-Hill and Sunday Times Magazine Editor, Sarah Baxter

Sunday 29th January 2012

  • Iain Duncan-Smith, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland
  • Pantelis Kapsis, Greek government spokesman
  • David Haig, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour's Baroness Helena Kennedy and Executive Director of consumer group Which? Richard Lloyd

Sunday 22nd January 2012

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Jeremy Irons, Actor
  • Emeli Sandé, Musician
  • Papers reviewed by Conservative MP Anna Soubry and Shadow Welsh Secretary Peter Hain

Sunday 15th January 2012

  • Ed Miliband, Leader of the Opposition
  • Andrew Lansley, Health Secretary
  • David Hockney, Artist
  • Newspapers reviewed by musician Midge Ure and columnist Mary Ann Sieghart

Sunday 8th January 2012

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Ralph Fiennes, Actor
  • Meryl Streep, Actor
  • Nick Lowe, Singer-songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour's David Lammy and sketchwriter Ann Treneman

Sunday 18th December 2011

  • Vince Cable, Business Secretary
  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Lord Mandelson, former Business Secretary
  • Annie Lennox, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by the actress Fiona Shaw and former BBC Director General Greg Dyke

Sunday 11th December 2011

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party
  • Sir David Attenborough, naturalist and filmmaker
  • Mick Hucknall, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by actress Jenny Agutter and journalist and author Simon Jenkins

Sunday 4th December 2011

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Martin Scorsese, Director and Actor
  • Aloe Blacc, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Jane Moore and former aide to Tony Blair Jonathan Powell

Sunday 27th November 2011

  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Rachel Weisz, actress
  • Charlie Siem, violinist
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist Mary Ann Sieghart, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Blair and former FIA president Max Mosley.

Sunday 20th November 2011

  • Francis Maude, Cabinet Office Minister
  • Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London and current Labour Mayoral candidate
  • Chris Keates, General Secretary, NASUWT
  • Kenneth Branagh, actor and director
  • Thea Gilmore, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by actor and writer Maureen Lipman, ConservativeHome Editor Tim Montgomerie and BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson

Sunday 13th November 2011

  • Former Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir David Richards
  • Former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice
  • Baroness Soames, daughter of Sir Winston Churchill
  • Lou Reed, Musician
  • Alfie Boe, Tenor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett and actor Simon Callow

Sunday 6th November 2011

  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander
  • Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ehud Barak
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour peer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell and Conservative MP Margot James.

Sunday 30th October 2011

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
  • PD James, author
  • Newspapers reviewed by Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, the Daily Mail's Amanda Platell and Times columnist Philip Collins.

Sunday 23rd October 2011

  • Philip Hammond, Defence Secretary
  • Jim Murphy, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Alex Salmond, SNP leader and Scottish First Minister
  • Vanessa Redgrave, actress
  • Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by Shami Chakrabarti, director of human rights group Liberty and Conservative MP John Redwood

Sunday 16th October 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Senator George Mitchell, former peace envoy to Northern Ireland and the Middle East
  • Peter Capaldi, Actor
  • Peter Gabriel, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour peer Helena Kennedy and Mail columnist Sir Max Hastings

Sunday 9th October 2011

  • Harriet Harman, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • John Major, former Prime Minister
  • Fiona Shaw, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by the Independent journalist Mary Ann Sieghart and novelist, Robert Harris.

Sunday 2nd October2011

  • Prime Minister David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party
  • Jimmy Carter, former US President
  • PJ Harvey, singer/songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by the Guardian journalist Allegra Stratton and the Daily Mail's Andrew Pierce.

Sunday 25th September 2011

  • Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party and the Opposition
  • Constantine Papadopoulos, Greek Minister for International Economic Relations
  • Dame Helen Mirren, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee and Times columnist Matthew Parris

Sunday 18th September 2011

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Party leader
  • Imran Khan, Pakistani politician and former cricketer
  • Philip Gould, New Labour strategist
  • Beverley Knight, soul singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times parliamentary sketchwriter Ann Treneman and Liberal Democat President Tim Farron

Sunday 11th September 2011

  • Iain Duncan Smith, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Len McCluskey, UNITE General Secretary
  • Louis Susman, US Ambassador to the UK
  • Howard Lutnick, CEO and Chairman of Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Susan Bullock, Soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by former US State Department official in the Bush Administration, Colleen Graffy, and the former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy.

Sunday 4th September 2011

  • Michael Gove, Education Secretary
  • Alistair Darling, former Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Guma el-Gamati, British coordinator of the Libyan National Transitional Council
  • Snow Patrol, band
  • Newspapers reviewed by author Allison Pearson and the Times' defence correspondent Deborah Haynes.

Sunday 7th August 2011

  • Lord Prescott, former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Alistair Burt, Foreign Office minister
  • Dominic West, actor
  • Rita Ray, DJ, and the cast of Fela
  • Newspapers reviewed by actress and campaigner Maureen Lipman and former Treasury spokesman Lord Oakeshott

Sunday 31st July 2011

  • Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Harriet Harman MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • Dave Stewart, songwriter and record producer
  • Simon Butteriss and company, Gilbert and Sullivan performers
  • Newspapers reviewed by Chief Executive of Oxfam Dame Barbara Stocking and former Sun political editor George Pascoe-Watson

Sunday 24th July 2011

  • William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Vince Cable MP, Business Secretary
  • Sir Hugh Orde, President of the Association of Chief Police Officers
  • Tessa Jowell MP, Shadow Minister for the Olympics
  • Dame Kelly Holmes, President Commonwealth Games England
  • Players from the Gilbert and Sullivan International Festival
  • Newspapers reviewed by former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, journalist Catherine Mayer and impressionist Rory Bremner.

Sunday 17th July 2011

  • Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Yvette Cooper MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • John Whittingdale MP, Chairman of the Department of Culture Media and Sport Select Committee
  • Andrea Corr, Singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Polly Toynbee, historian Sir Max Hastings and journalist Jeff Randall

Sunday 10th July 2011

  • Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party
  • Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State for Energy
  • Rageh Omaar, Journalist and Writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Editor of the Spectator Fraser Nelson and Daily Mail columnist Amanda Platell

Sunday 3rd July 2011

  • Andrew Lansley MP, Secretary of State for Health
  • Chris Patten, Chairman of the BBC Trust
  • Peggy Noonan, author and Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour peer Helena Kennedy, chief executive of Odeon Cinema Group Rupert Gavin and Editor of The Independent Chris Blackhurst

Sunday 26th June 2011

  • Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education
  • Peter Hain, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
  • Baron Macdonald, former Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Martina Navratilova, tennis player and former Wimbledon champion
  • Joseph Calleja, tenor
  • Newspapers reviewed by leader of UKIP Nigel Farage and director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti

Sunday 19th June 2011

  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of the PCS union
  • Lord Strathclyde, Leader of the House of Lords
  • Damon Alburn, Singer-songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times columnist David Aaronovitch, Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi and broadcaster Michael Portillo.

Sunday 12th June 2011

  • Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Kevin Rudd, Australian Foreign Minister
  • Stephen Dorrell, Conservative MP and former Health Secretary
  • Clare Gerada, Chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Simon Callow, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times sketchwriter Ann Treneman and former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer

Sunday 5th June 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Harriet Harman, Shadow International Development Secretary and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • Lord Ashdown, Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Justin McCracken, Chief Executive of the Health Protection Agency
  • Kristen Scott-Thomas, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Amanda Platell and columnist and former Blair speechwriter Phil Collins

Sunday 29th May 2011

  • Liam Fox, Defence Secretary
  • John Healey, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Louis Susman, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom
  • Penelope Wilton. Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist John Sergeant and Colleen Graffy professor of Law.

Sunday 22nd May 2011

  • Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
  • David Miliband, former Foreign Secretary
  • James Rubin, Executive Editor Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post's Mary Jordan
  • Newspapers reviewed by barrister Helena Kennedy and foreign correspondent Max Hastings

Sunday 15th May 2011

  • Theresa May, Home Secretary
  • Enda Kenny, Taoiseach or Irish Prime Minister
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Shadow Line star
  • Lang Lang, Pianist
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster and writer Sandi Toksvig and parliamentary sketchwriter for the Guardian Simon Hoggart

Sunday 8th May 2011

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Edward Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party
  • James Corden, Gavin and Stacey star
  • Newspapers reviewed by author Catherine Mayer and journalist Catherine MacLeod

Sunday 1st May 2011

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Elfin Llwyd, Westminster Leader, Plaid Cymru
  • Noah and the Whale, Musicians
  • Newspapers reviewed by historian Simon Schama and actress Maureen Lipman

Sunday 24th April 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Simon Hughes MP, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat party
  • Tessa Jowell MP, Labour Shadow Cabinet Minister
  • Angus Robertson MP, SNP group leader at Westminster
  • Hugh Laurie, actor and musician
  • Alison Balsom, trumpeter
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist Kate Adie and writer A.A. Gill

Sunday 17th April 2011

No programme

Sunday 10th April 2011

  • Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Martin McGuinness, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
  • Peter Hain, Labour MP
  • Michael Palin, Comedian and Television Presenter
  • Miloš, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by comedian Meera Syal and broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson

Sunday 3rd April 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Dennis Kucinich, American Congressman
  • Eddie Izzard, Comedian and Actor
  • Lord Winston, Scientist
  • Desmond Tutu, Activist and Cleric

Sunday 27th March 2011

  • Liam Fox, Defence Secretary
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Andrea Riseborough, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by actor Patrick Stewart, historian and journalist Sir Max Hastings and columnist Amanda Platell

Sunday 20th March 2011

  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Vincent De Rivas, Chief Executive of EDF

Sunday 13th March 2011

  • Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary
  • Alex Salmond, Scottish First Minister
  • Stephen Sondheim, composer and lyricist
  • Gwilym Simock, pianist
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster John Simpson, economist Dambisa Moyo and former BBC Director General Greg Dyke

Sunday 06th March 2011

  • Liam Fox, Defence Secretary
  • David Miliband, former Foreign Secretary
  • Emma Thompson, actress, and her son Tindy
  • Manic Street Preachers
  • Newspapers reviewed by musician and activist Annie Lennox and journalist Charles Glass

Sunday 27th February 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Lord Mandelson, former Business Secretary
  • Michael Crawford, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Kate Adie and historian Andrew Roberts

Sunday 20th February 2011

  • Ken Clarke, Justice Secretary
  • Carwyn Jones, Welsh First Minister
  • Amb. Louis Susman, United States Ambassador to Britain
  • David Morrissey, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour candidate for Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and writer and broadcaster Mary Ann Sieghart

Sunday 13th February 2011

  • Tony Blair, former Prime Minister and current Middle East peace envoy
  • His Excellency Hatem Seif el Nasr, Egyptian Ambassador to the UK
  • Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Vince Cable, Business Secretary
  • Newspapers reviewed by actress Imogen Stubbs and former foreign office minister Mark Malloch Brown

Sunday 6th February 2011

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Dr Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Minister for Antiquities
  • Show of Hands, folk band
  • Newspapers reviewed by actress Sheila Hancock and former Middle East envoy under Tony Blair, Lord Levy

Sunday 30th January 2011

  • Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor
  • Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State for Health
  • Janet Napolitano, US Homeland Security Secretary
  • Rosamund Pike, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Jane Moore and TV Presenter Clive Anderson

Sunday 23rd January 2011

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat party leader
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Teddy Thompson, folk-rock musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Amanda Platell, writer Peter Hitchens and former Labour MP Clare Short

Sunday 16th January 2011

  • Ed Miliband, Labour party leader
  • Judi Dench, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by writer and actress Clemency Burton Hill and Times columnist David Aaronovitch

Sunday 9th January 2011

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Lenny Henry, Actor and comedian
  • Rufus Sewell, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour peer and lawyer Baroness Kennedy and Editor of the Spectator, Fraser Nelson

Sunday 19th December 2010

  • Vince Cable MP, Business Secretary
  • Neil Kinnock, former Labour leader
  • David Attenborough, Broadcaster and writer
  • James Blunt, Singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy MP, Impressionist and writer Rory Bremner and Susanna Reid

Sunday 12th December 2010

  • Sir John Major, former Prime Minister
  • Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • John Denham MP, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Catherine Tate, Comedienne
  • Newspapers reviewed by Director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti and Times columnist Matthew Parris

Sunday 5th December 2010

  • Yvette Cooper, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Mark Thompson, BBC Director General
  • Mark Stephens, Solicitor for Julian Assange
  • Annie Lennox, Musician and activist
  • Newspapers reviewed by author and historian Amanda Foreman and Chief Executive of Save the Children, Justin Forsyth

Sunday 28th November 2010

  • Andrew Lansley, Health Secretary
  • Alan Johnson, Shadow Chancellor
  • Charlotte Rampling, actress
  • Jools Holland and Ruby Turner, musicians
  • Newspapers reviewed by former MP Ann Widdecombe and Guardian political sketchwriter Simon Hoggart

Sunday 21st November 2010

  • Michael Gove, Education Secretary
  • Ed Balls, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland
  • Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcasters Dame Joan Bakewell and David Davies.

Sunday 14th November 2010

  • General Sir David Richards, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Iain Duncan-Smith, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Jim Murphy, Shadown Defence Secretary
  • Peter Ayerst, World War Two Spitfire fighter pilot
  • Maureen Lipman, Actress
  • Natalie Clein, Cellist
  • Newspapers reviewed by historian Max Hastings, business woman Deborah Meaden, and the former Foreign Office Minister Glenys Kinnock

Sunday 7th November 2010

  • William Hague, Foreign Secretary
  • Harriet Harman, Labour Deputy Leader
  • Sir Stirling Moss, Former Racing Driver
  • Newspapers reviewed by Media Entrepreneur Julia Hobsbawn and Broadcaster Clive Anderson

Sunday 31st October 2010

  • Theresa May, Home Secretary
  • Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Miriam Margolyes, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour Peer Baroness Helena Kennedy, political blogger and broadcaster Iain Dale and rock musician Alice Cooper

Sunday 24th October 2010

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Keith Richards, Rolling Stones
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times columnist Ann Treneman and novelist Ken Follett

Sunday 17th October 2010

  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Alan Johnson, Shadow Chancellor
  • Melinda Gates, Philanthropist
  • Jeff Beck, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sun columnist Jane Moore and Independent journalist Steve Richards

Sunday 10th October 2010

  • Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Andy Burnham, Shadow Education Secretary
  • Salman Rushdie, author
  • David Tennant, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by civil rights campaigner Shami Chakrabati, broadcaster Andrew Neil and author Peter Godwin

Sunday 3rd October 2010

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Pervez Musharraf, former President of Pakistan
  • Bruce Forsyth, host of Strictly Come Dancing
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Carol Vorderman and Times columnist Philip Collins

Sunday 26th September 2010

  • Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party
  • Sir John Scarlett, former head of MI6, and Secret Service historian Keith Jeffery
  • Russell Watson, singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by the Guardian's Polly Toynbee and Times columnist David Aaronovitch.

Sunday 19th September 2010

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Lord Patten, Coordinator of the Papal visit
  • Yoko Ono, Artist
  • KT Tunstall, Singer and Songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Columnist Amanda Platell, and Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy MP

Sunday 12th September 2010

  • Harriet Harman, Leader of the Labour party
  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Bob Crow, General Secretary of RMT
  • Jose Carreras, Opera
  • Newspapers reviewed by TV presenter Fiona Phillips and writer and comedian Harry Shearer.

Sunday 5th September 2010

  • Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education
  • Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster
  • Sir Michael Gambon, Actor
  • Robert Plant, Musician and former frontman of Led Zeppelin
  • Newspapers reviewed by columnist Mary Ann Sieghart and comedian and actor Chris Addison.

Sunday 8th August 2010

  • David Willetts, Universities and Science Minister
  • Derek Simpson, Joint General Secretary, Unite
  • Karl Marlantes, Author
  • Sergio Tiempo, Pianist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Conservative MP, Margot James and Labour MP Sadiq Khan

Sunday 1st August 2010

  • Chris Huhne, Energy and Climate Change Secretary
  • Sir Hugh Orde, President, Association of Chief Police Officers
  • Steven Berkoff, Actor and Dramatist
  • Danielle de Niese, Soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by Writer and Broadcaster John Sergeant and Labour Activist Sally Bercow

Sunday 25 July 2010

  • Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary
  • Alistair Darling, Shadow Chancellor
  • Tom Jones, Singer
  • Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch, Actors
  • Newspapers reviewed by Chair of the Olympic Organising Committee Lord Coe and Columnist Jane Moore

Sunday 18 July 2010

  • Peter Mandelson, former Business secretary
  • Liam Fox, Defence secretary
  • Graça Machel, activist and wife of Nelson Mandela
  • Ivan Vasiliev, ballet dancer
  • Newspapers reviewed by writer Amanda Platell and Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society

Sunday 11 July 2010

  • John Prescott, former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Andrew Lansley, Health secretary
  • Max Mosley, former FIA president
  • Newspapers reviewed by former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and writer Rachel Johnson.

Sunday 04 July 2010

  • Philip Hammond MP, Transport secretary
  • Alan Johnson MP, Shadow home secretary
  • Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Carol Vorderman and Sir Ken Macdonald, former Director of Public Prosecutions.

Sunday 27 June 2010

  • Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • General Sir Richard Dannatt, former Chief of the General Staff
  • Meera Syal, writer and actress
  • Anoushka Shankar, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Clive Anderson and Oona King, potential Labour candidate for Mayor of London and former MP.

Sunday 20 June 2010

  • George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Ed Balls MP, Labour leadership candidate
  • Martina Navratilova, Tennis Champion
  • Howard Hodgkin, Artist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Allison Pearson, columnist for the Daily Telegraph and Sir Ian Blair, former Met Police Commissioner.

Sunday 13 June 2010

  • William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Harriet Harman MP, Acting Labour Leader
  • David Davis MP, Future of Banking Commission Chair
  • Louis Sussman, US Ambassador to the UK
  • Nigel Kennedy, Violinist and composer
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcastor Mariella Frostrup and Times columnist David Aranovitch.

Sunday 06 June 2010

  • David Miliband MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Joanna Lumley, actress and Gurkha rights campaigner
  • Tony Hayward, Chief Executive of BP
  • Jakob Dylan, Singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Evening Standard columnist Anne McElvoy and editor of The New Yorker, David Remnick.

Sunday 30 May 2010

  • Iain Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • Diane Abbott, Labour MP
  • Derek Simpson, Joint General Secretary of Unite
  • David Suchet and Zoe Wanamaker, actor and actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by The Sun columnist Jane Moore, and Sir Harold Evans, journalist and author.

Sunday 23 May 2010

  • Andy Burnham, MP
  • Willie Walsh, boss of British Airways
  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Renee Fleming, American soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by economist Dambisa Moyo and author Tony Parsons.

Sunday 16 May 2010

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Ed Miliband, Labour MP
  • Cate Blanchett, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Daily Mail writer Amanda Platell and political director of Unite Charlie Whelan.

Sunday 9 May 2010

  • Sir Ian Kennedy, Chairman of the new parliamentary watchdog
  • Michael Gove, Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families
  • Lord Ashdown, leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 until August 1999
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times columnist Matthew Parris, Labour member of the House of Lords Helena Kennedy and impressionist and writer Rory Bremner.

Sunday 2 May 2010

  • David Cameron, Conservatives Leader
  • Ieuan Wyn Jones, Plaid Cymru Leader
  • Don McLean, singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster and author Selina Scott, and Armando Ianucci, satirist and Oscar-nominated writer.

Sunday 25 April 2010

  • Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrats Leader
  • Alex Salmond, Scottish National Party Leader
  • Rufus Wainwright, singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Sue MacGregor, and Simon Callow, actor and author.

Sunday 18 April 2010

  • Gordon Brown, Prime Minister
  • PJ Harvey, singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Kirsty Young, and Chris Addison, actor and writer.

Sunday 11 April 2010

  • Lord Kinnock, Labour leader 1983-1992
  • Michael Howard, Conservative leader 2003-2005
  • Lord Ashdown, Liberal Democrat leader 1988-1999
  • Lord Pearson, Leader of UKIP
  • Caroline Lucas, Leader of the Green Party
  • Ewan MacGregor, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster and comedian Ruby Wax, and John Sergeant, broadcaster and writer.

Sunday 4 April 2010 No Programme

Sunday 28 March 2010

  • Ed Balls, Schools Secretary
  • Michael Gove, Shadow Schools Secretary
  • Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster
  • Emma Thompson, actor and writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by film-maker Stephen Daldrey and Sarah Sands, deputy editor of the London Evening Standard

Sunday 21 March 2010

  • Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Philip Hammond, Shadow Treasury Secretary
  • Alexander Salmond, Scottish National Party leader
  • Sophie Dahl, cookery author
  • Newspapers reviewed by Margot James, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party and Michael White, Assistant Editor of the Guardian.

Sunday 14 March 2010

  • Lord Adonis, Transport Secretary
  • Kenneth Clarke, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Kumi Naidoo, chief executive of Greenpeace
  • Ian McEwan, author
  • Nigel Mansell, former Formula One world champion
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist Amanda Platell and Tony Hall, chief executive of the Royal Opera House

Sunday 7 March 2010

  • Harriet Harman, Leader of the Commons
  • Vince Cable, deputy leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Liam Fox, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Harry Shearer, comedian and actor
  • Sir Bob Geldof, campaigner
  • Newspapers reviewed by author PD James and former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy

Sunday 28 February 2010

  • George Osborne, Shadow Chancellor
  • Peter Hain, Welsh Secretary
  • Andrew Rawnsley, political author
  • Sam West, actor
  • Rolando Villazon, tenor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sun columnist Jane Moore, and Greg Dyke, former Director General of the BBC

Sunday 21 February 2010

  • Lord Mandelson, Business Secretary
  • George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins, Actor
  • Joan Armatrading, Singer and songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Times columnist Ann Treneman, and Conservative MP David Davis

Sunday 14 February 2010

  • Michael Gove MP, Shadow Schools Secretary
  • Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales
  • Sir Terry Wogan, Broadcaster
  • Lady Rose Cholmondeley, President of the Chopin Society and Mishka Rushdie Momen, Concert Pianist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dame Joan Bakewell, Broadcaster, and Mark Thomas, Comedian

Sunday 7 February 2010

  • Alastair Campbell, Former Government Communications Director
  • Alan Johnson MP, Home Secretary
  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Corinne Bailey Rae, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dambisa Moyo, Economist, and Paul Gambaccini, Broadcaster

Sunday 31 January 2010

  • Harriet Harman MP, Leader of the House of Commons and Minister for Women and Equality
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Mark Sedwill, Nato's Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan
  • Dame Julie Andrews, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Clare Short MP, Independent, and Steve Easterbrook, Chief Executive, McDonalds UK

Sunday 24 January 2010

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign secretary
  • Mackenzie Crook, Actor
  • Mark Rylance, Actor
  • Richard Hawley, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kirsty Young, broadcaster, and Rory Stewart, Conservative candidate

Sunday 10 January 2010

  • David Cameron MP, Conservative Leader
  • Chris Evans, Broadcaster
  • Newspapers reviewed by Maureen Lipman, actress, and Dr Tristram Hunt, historian and broadcaster

Sunday 3 January 2010

  • Gordon Brown MP, Prime Minister
  • Sir Tom Stoppard, playwright
  • Newspapers reviewed by Michael Portillo, former cabinet minister, and Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company


Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show in 2009

Sunday 20 December 2009

  • Alan Johnson MP, Home Secretary
  • Eric Pickles MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Sir Ian McKellan, actor
  • Ronan Keating, singer
  • Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Selina Scott, former leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy, and Leslie Morphy, Chief Executive of Crisis.

Sunday 13 December 2009

  • Ed Balls MP, Secretary for Children, Schools and Families
  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Rolf Harris, artist and singer
  • Nicole Kidman, actor
  • Paolo Nutini, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Len Goodman, head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, and Baroness Helena Kennedy, Labour QC.

Sunday 6 December 2009

  • Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • His Excellency Louis Susman, US Ambassador to Britain
  • Sam Taylor-Wood, artist and filmmaker
  • Newspapers reviewed by writer, producer, director Armando Iannucci and Janine di Giovanni, foreign correspondent for The Times, Vanity Fair and others.

Sunday 29 November 2009

  • Douglas Alexander MP, International Development Secretary
  • Samantha Morton, actress
  • Janis Sharp, mother of Gary McKinnon; Shami Chakrabati, Director of Liberty
  • Caroline Lucas, Leader of the Green Party
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcasters and columnists Mariella Frostrup and Matthew Parris

Sunday 22 November 2009

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Stephen Poliakoff, writer and director, Romola Garai, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by actress Samantha Bond and Trevor Kavanagh, associate editor of The Sun

Sunday 15 November 2009

  • John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Ed Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • Sir Jackie Stewart, former Formula One world champion
  • Colin Firth, actor
  • Katia and Marielle Labeque, piano duo
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist and writer Ann Treneman and actor and comedian Chris Addison

Sunday 8 November 2009

  • Air Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Head of Her Majesty's Armed Forces
  • William Hague MP, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Sapper Matthew Weston, and mother, Rena
  • Sir Michael Caine
  • Jamie Cullum, musician and singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Kate Hoey MP and musician Sharon Corr

Sunday 1 November 2009

  • Harriet Harman MP, Leader of the Commons
  • Sir Ian Blair, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner
  • Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer
  • Sting, singer/songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell and Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator

Sunday 25 October 2009

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Adam Crozier, Chief Executive, Royal Mail
  • Mark Byford, BBC Deputy Director General
  • Boo Hewerdine, singer/songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by writers and broadcasters Clive James and Mary Ann Seighart

Sunday 18 October 2009

  • Dr Liam Fox MP, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Alexander Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Lord Myners, City Minister
  • Julian Fellowes, actor, writer and film director
  • Billy Hayes, CWU general secretary
  • Newspapers reviewed by historian Dan Snow and Labour peer Baroness Helena Kennedy

Sunday 11 October 2009

  • Alan Johnson MP, Home Secretary
  • Bertie Ahern, Former Taoiseach
  • Fiona Shaw, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by novelist Robert Harris and The Sun columnist Jane Moore

Sunday 4 October 2009

  • David Cameron MP, leader of the Conservatives
  • Katherine Jenkins, mezzo-soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by journalist Sir Harold Evans and Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Sunday 27 September 2009

  • Prime Minister, Gordon Brown MP
  • Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, DJ
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela, Mexican guitar duo
  • Newspapers reviewed by Daily Telegraph columnist, Andrew Pierce and Times columnist, Ann Treneman

Sunday 20 September 2009

  • Nick Clegg MP, leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Jay-Z, rap musician
  • Baroness Williams
  • Newspapers reviewed by Charles Kennedy MP, former leader of the Liberal Democrat party; Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist

Sunday 13 September 2009

  • Ed Miliband MP, Energy and Climate Secretary
  • Dr John Sentamu, The Archbishop of York
  • Nick Cave, singer-songwriter
  • Rory Bremner, impressionist and comedian
  • Newspapers reviewed by Alexei Sayle, writer and comedian; Iain Dale, Conservative blogger

Sunday 6 September 2009

  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Trevor Phillips, Head of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Nigel Farage, MEP for the South East (UKIP)
  • Sir Hugh Orde, president of the Association of Chief Police Officers
  • Nicola Benedetti, Violinist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dame Joan Bakewell, the Government's Voice of Older People; and Sebastian Faulks, Author

Sunday 16 August 2009

  • Presenter: Huw Edwards
  • Bob Ainsworth MP, Secretary of State for Defence
  • John Simpson, BBC World Affairs Editor
  • Michael Gove MP, Shadow Schools Minister
  • Shappi Khorsandi, Comedian and Writer
  • Rebecca Evans, Soprano
  • Newspapers reviewed by Caroline Flint MP, former Cabinet Minister; and Max Pemberton, Writer and Medical practitioner

Sunday 9 August 2009

  • Presenter: Sophie Raworth
  • Hilary Benn MP, Environment Secretary
  • Andrew Lansley MP, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Hector Sants, Chief Executive, Financial Services Authority
  • David Byrne, Rock Musician, former 'Talking Heads' frontman
  • Newspapers reviewed by Samantha Bond, Actress; and Philip Collins, 'The Times' Columnist

Sunday 2 August 2009

  • Presenter: Stephanie Flanders
  • Harriet Harman MP, Leader of the Commons and Deputy Labour Leader
  • Vince Cable MP, Lib Dem Treasury spokesman
  • General Sir Mike Jackson, former Chief of the General Staff
  • Maureen Lipman, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Shami Chakrabati, Director, Liberty; and Tony Parsons, Novelist and Journalist

Sunday 26 July 2009

  • David Cameron MP
  • Alistair Darling MP
  • Sinead Cusack
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sheila Hancock and David Aaronovitch

Sunday 19 July 2009

  • Alan Johnson MP, Home Secretary
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore, Columnist, The Sun; and Baroness Helena Kennedy, Lawyer and Labour Peer

Sunday 12 July 2009

  • Tom King, former Conservative Defence Secretary
  • Nick Griffin, BNP Leader
  • Ed Miliband MP
  • Dominic Cooper, star of Mamma Mia and the History Boys
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell, David Yelland and Sir Trevor McDonald OBE

Sunday 5 July 2009

  • Sir John Major
  • David Miliband MP
  • Kenyan Boys Choir
  • Newspapers reviewed by Martina Navratilova and John Hutton MP

Sunday 28 June 2009

  • Ed Balls MP
  • Vince Cable MP
  • Carlos Acosta
  • Virginia Wade
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Plattel; and Paul Gambaccini

Sunday 21 June 2009

  • Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
  • Nick Clegg MP, Lib Dem leader
  • Jack Straw MP, Justice Secretary
  • Sir Stirling Moss, former Motor Racing Champion
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sue MacGregor, Broadcaster; and Ray Davies, Musician

Sunday 14 June 2009

  • Harriet Harman MP, Leader of the Commons and Deputy Labour Leader
  • Michael Gove MP, shadow secretary of state for Children, Schools and Families
  • Sir Christopher Kelly, Chair, Committee on Standards in Public Life
  • Barry Humphries, aka Dame Edna Everage
  • Chrissie Hynde, Singer; performs a 'Pretenders' hit
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Teather MP, Liberal Democrat; George Pascoe-Watson; and Harvey Goldsmith, Music Promoter

Sunday 07 June 2009

  • Lord Mandelson, First Secretary of State
  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Nick Raynsford MP, Labour
  • Sir Alan Sugar
  • Charles Clover, Environmental Campaigner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Tina Brown, TheDailyBeast.com; and Andrew Neil, Broadcaster and Publisher

Sunday 31 May 2009

  • Gordon Brown MP, Prime Minister
  • Diana Krall, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Kennedy, Iain Duncan Smith MP and Jerry Springer

Sunday 24 May 2009

  • David Cameron MP
  • Yusuf Islam
  • Sir Jackie Stewart
  • Newspapers reviewed by Selina Scott and Charles Kennedy

Sunday 17 May 2009

  • Nick Clegg MP
  • Lord Falconer
  • Richard Shepherd
  • Sir Alistair Graham
  • Juliet Stevenson, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Hoey MP; and Mariella Frostrup

Sunday 10 May 2009

  • Ed Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • Nigel Farage MEP, Leader, United Kingdom Independence Party
  • Dr Liam Fox MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
  • Tony Iveson, Former Lancaster Bomber Pilot
  • Felicity Kendal, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore, Journalist; and Caroline Lucas MEP, Leader, The Green Party

Sunday 3 May 2009

  • Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Health
  • Ken Clarke MP, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Patrick Stewart, Actor
  • Joanna Lumley, Actress and campaigner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Vorderman and Ken Livingstone

Sunday 19 April 2009

  • George Osborne MP, shadow chancellor
  • Lord Ashdown, former Lib Dem Leader
  • Tom Hollander, Actor 'In the Loop'
  • The Zombies, re-formed 1960s Band
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher, Journalist; and Lord Kinnock, former Labour Leader

Sunday 5 April 2009

  • Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Ken Clarke MP, shadow business secretary
  • Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General
  • Russell Crowe, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by George Pascoe-Watson, The Sun; and Mary Jordan, Washington Post

Sunday 29 March 2009

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia
  • Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia
  • Fu Ying, Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom
  • Newspapers reviewed by Samantha Bond, Actor; and Matthew Parris, Columnist and Broadcaster

Sunday 22 March 2009

  • William Hague MP, shadow foreign secretary
  • Lord Malloch-Brown, Foreign Office Minister
  • Lord Turner (Financial Services Authority)
  • Paper Reviewers - Jonathan Aitken, Former Conservative Minister and Stephanie Flanders, BBC Economics Correspondent

Sunday 15 March 2009

  • Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Douglas Alexander MP, International Development Secretary
  • Sir Hugh Orde, Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Alexander McCall Smith, author
  • Newspapers Reviewed by Kaye Adams, broadcaster and Ian Rankin, novelist

Sunday 8 March 2009

  • Lord Mandelson, Business Secretary
  • Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan PTI Party
  • Marianne Faithfull
  • Newspapers reviewed by Fiona Millar; Sir Paul Judge; and Clive Anderson

Sunday 01 March 2009

  • Harriet Harman MP, Deputy Labour Leader
  • David Davis MP, Conservative
  • Alexander Lebedev, Owner, London Evening Standard
  • Roger Daltrey, Lead Singer, The Who
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell, Columnist, Daily Mail; and Greg Dyke, former BBC Director General

Sunday 22 February 2009

  • Jacqui Smith, Home Secretary
  • Dr Kandeh Yumkella, Director General UNIDO
  • Sir Antony Sher and Dr John Kani, discussing the RSC's new production of The Tempest
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Helena Kennedy and John Suchet

Sunday 15 February 2009

  • Vince Cable MP
  • Lord Adair Turner, Chairman, Financial Services Authority
  • Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, First Sea Lord
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Josephine Hart and Kevin Mcguire

Sunday 08 February 2009

  • Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • George Osborne MP, shadow chancellor
  • Celia Imrie, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Ann Treneman, Harvey Goldsmith and John Sergeant

Sunday 1 February 2009

  • Alan Johnson MP, Health Secretary
  • William Hague MP, shadow foreign secretary
  • Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster
  • James Taylor, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and Bill Paterson

Sunday 25 January 2009

  • Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Kenneth Clarke MP, shadow business secretary
  • Lady Royall, Leader of the House of Lords
  • Alex Salmond MSP, Leader, Scottish Parliament
  • Sir David Hare Playwright, and 2009 Oscar-nominated Screenwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Mary Jordan, Washington Post, and Paul Gambaccini

Sunday 18 January 2009

  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Douglas Alexander MP; International Development Secretary
  • Sir Christopher Meyer, former Ambassador to The United States
  • Kurt Volker, US Ambassador to Nato
  • Diana Athill, writer
  • Lady Kinnock and Tony Parsons reviewed the Sunday newspapers

Sunday 11 January 2009

  • David Cameron MP, Conservative Leader
  • Richard Dreyfus and Kevin Spacey, Actors
  • Richard Thompson, Guitarist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Arlene Phillips, Choreographer and 'Strictly' judge; and David Aaronovitch, Times Columnist

Sunday 4 January 2009

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown
  • Michael Sheen, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne Robinson and Hardeep Singh


Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show in 2008

Sunday 21 December 2008

  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Lord Kinnock, former Labour leader
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Samantha Bond, Actress; and Vincent Cable MP, Lib Dem Treasury spokesman

Sunday 14 December 2008

  • Michael Chertoff, US Homeland Security Secretary
  • David Morrissey, actor
  • Sir John Major, former Prime Minister
  • Yvette Cooper MP
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore, Sun columnist and Frank Skinner, Comedian

Sunday 7 December 2008

  • Dominic Grieve MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • James Purnell MP, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Sir Terry Wogan
  • Alison Steadman, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Joan Bakewell, Journalist and Alvin Hall, Financial Advisor

Sunday 30 November 2008

  • Jacqui Smith MP, Home Secretary
  • Kenneth Clarke MP, former Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • The Reverend Jesse Jackson
  • Elena Roger, Singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Vorderman and Sir Ghulam Noon

Sunday 23 November 2008

  • David Cameron MP
  • Vince Cable MP
  • Lord Mandelson
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Newspapers reviewed by Lord Digby Jones and Sheila Hancock

Sunday 16 November 2008

  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Douglas Alexander MP, International Development Secretary
  • John Reid MP, Labour backbencher
  • Jarvis Cocker, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Rachel Johnson and Clive Anderson

Sunday 9 November 2008

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Air Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Robert Tuttle, American Ambassador to London and Curtis Stigers, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Shirley Williams and John Simpson

Sunday 2 November 2008

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown
  • Mark Thompson, Director General, BBC
  • Michael Palin
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sir Christopher Meyer - former British Ambassador to US and Ruby Wax

Sunday 26 October 2008

  • William Hague MP
  • Alastair Campbell
  • Oliver Stone, film director
  • Toumani Diabate, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Jonathan Dimbleby

Sunday 19 October 2008

  • Lord Mandelson, Business Secretary
  • Mo Ibrahim, mobile phone entrepreneur
  • Katherine Jenkins, singer
  • Hector Sants, Financial Services Authority and Sir Brian Pitman, former chairman of Lloyds Bank
  • Newspapers reviewed by Mary Jordan and Gyles Brandreth

Sunday 12 October 2008

  • Yvette Cooper MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • David Davis MP
  • Julie Walters, actor
  • Simon Wolfson, Chief Executive, Next and Jon Moulton, venture capitalist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Daily Mail columnist Ann Leslie and author Ken Follett

Sunday 5 October 2008

  • Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • George Osborne MP and Vince Cable MP
  • Dame Helen Mirren
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Sir Michael Parkinson

Sunday 28 September 2008

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Kenneth Branagh, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist, and David Aaronovitch, The Times columnist

Sunday 21 September 2008

  • Gordon Brown MP, Prime Minister
  • Guy Garvey, lead singer of Elbow
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne McElvoy and Matthew Parris

The show is broadcast live from Manchester, for the Labour Party conference

Sunday 14 September 2008

  • Nick Clegg MP, Lib Dem leader (from Bournemouth)
  • John Hutton MP, Business Secretary
  • Mikhail Saakashvili, President of Georgia (from Tbilisi)
  • Emilia Fox and Jeremy Gilley, Actress and 'Peace One Day' campaigner
  • Bryn Terfel, opera singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Mariella Frostrup, broadcaster and Jeff Randall, business journalist

Sunday 7 September 2008

  • Ed Balls MP, Schools Secretary
  • Lord Rogers, architect
  • Caroline Lucas MEP, Green Party leader
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Iain Duncan Smith MP, Chair, Centre for Social Justice and Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre

Sunday 31 August 2008

  • Jack Straw MP
  • Sir Menzies Campbell
  • Nigel Farage MEP
  • Akram Khan and Juliette Binoche
  • Mazher Mahmood
  • Newspapers reviewed by Catherine Mayer, Rod Liddle and Antonio Carluccio

Sunday 3 August 2008

  • John Denham MP, Innovation and Skills Secretary
  • Vincent Cable MP, Lib Dem Treasury spokesman and deputy Leader
  • Lord Coe, Chair, London 2012 Organising Committee
  • Sue Barker, BBC Sport presenter
  • Seth Lakeman, folk musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Polly Toynbee, Guardian columnist; and Mike Batt, songwriter and music producer

Sunday 27 July 2008

  • Harriet Harman MP
  • William Hague MP
  • Greg Craig, Barack Obama's foreign Policy Adviser
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party
  • Martha Wainwright and Hal Willner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Germaine Greer and Andrew Neil

Sunday 20 July 2008

  • David Cameron MP, Conservative leader
  • James Purnell MP, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Raila Odinga, Kenyan Prime Minister
  • John and Alex Dankworth, Jazz musicians perform live
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore, The Sun, and Trevor Phillips, Head, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Sunday 13 July 2008

  • Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Sir John Major, former Prime Minister
  • Bishop Gene Robinson and Sir Ian McKellen
  • Newspapers reviewed by June Sarpong and Amanda Platell

Sunday 6 July 2008

  • Lord Darzi
  • George Osborne MP
  • Sharleen Spiteri
  • Actor Bill Nighy from the G8 summit in Japan
  • Newspapers reviewed by Matthew Parris and Jude Kelly

Sunday 29 June 2008

  • Ken Livingstone
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • Archbishop John Sentamu
  • Lord Malloch Brown
  • Newspapers reviewed by Alison Pearson and Sir Gerry Robinson

Sunday 22 June 2008

  • Alistair Darling MP
  • Alan Duncan MP
  • Martina Navratilova
  • Annie Lennox
  • Newspapers reviewed by Mary Ann Sieghart and Peter Oborne

Sunday 15 June 2008

  • David Davis MP
  • David Miliband MP
  • Nick Clegg MP
  • Nigel Kennedy
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne McElvoy and Tony Parsons

Sunday 08 June 2008

  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Jacqui Smith MP, Home Secretary
  • David Tennant, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Sands and David Lammy MP

Sunday 1 June 2008

  • Jack Straw MP
  • Michael Gove MP
  • Ffion Hague
  • Sir Ian McKellen
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Helena Kennedy, Daniel Johnson and Edward Timpson

Sunday 25 May 2008

  • John Prescott, former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Alan Johnson MP, Health Secretary
  • Gore Vidal, American writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Ann Leslie, Bill Bryson and Eric Pickles MP

Sunday 18 May 2008

  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Commander Ali Dizaei, President, National Black Police Association
  • Dawn Primarolo, Public Health Minister
  • Lord Malloch-Brown, Foreign Office Minister
  • Greta Scacchi, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Fraser Nelson

Sunday 11 May 2008

  • Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Lord Levy, former Labour fundraiser
  • Asif Ali Zardari, Widower of Benazir Bhutto
  • Philip Glenister, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jonathan Dimbleby and Frances Osborne

Sunday 4 May 2008

  • Gordon Brown MP
  • Liam Fox MP
  • Jane Horrocks
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell, Lionel Shriver and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 27 April 2008

  • David Cameron MP
  • David Miliband MP
  • Michael Palin
  • Newspapers reviewed by Mariella Frostrup and Martin Bell

Sunday 20 April 2008

  • Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Ieuan Wyn Jones AM, Plaid Cymru Leader
  • Jeremy Irons, actor
  • Billy Bragg, musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Caroline Lucas MEP and Ian Dale

Sunday 6 April 2008

  • John Hutton MP, Business Secretary
  • Kevin Rudd, Australian Prime Minister
  • Nick Clegg MP, Lib Dem leader
  • Mike Leigh, Writer and Director
  • Alison Moyet
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Hoey MP and Lord Lawson

Sunday 30 March 2008

  • Jacqui Smith MP, Home Secretary
  • Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Emmanuel Jal, Musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Benedicte Paviot and Vincent Cable MP

Sunday 16 March 2008

  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Conservative Deputy Leader
  • Jonathan Powell, former adviser to Tony Blair
  • Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize winning poet
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Dominic Lawson

Sunday 9 March 2008

  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Ian Paisley, Northern Ireland First Minister
  • Rory Bremner
  • James Blunt, singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Stephanie Flanders, BBC economics editor and Kelvin McKenzie, former editor of The Sun

Sunday 2 March 2008

  • General Sir Mike Jackson
  • Harriet Harman MP, Leader of House of Commons
  • Gary Kasparov and Dmitry Peskov
  • K T Tunstall

Sunday 24 February 2008

  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Margaret Beckett MP
  • Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London
  • Sir John Mortimer, Writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Shami Chakrabati and Carol Thatcher

Sunday 17 February 2008

  • Imran Khan
  • Nawaz Sharif
  • Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones
  • Hazel Blears MP, Communities Secretary
  • Newspapers reviewed by Glenys Kinnock and Shaun Bailey

Sunday 10 February 2008

  • Boris Johnson MP
  • Peter Mandelson, EU Trade Commissioner
  • Lord Ashdown, Liberal Democrat
  • Senator Jim Webb
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Martin Amis

Sunday 3 February 2008

  • Douglas Alexander MP
  • Nigel Farage MEP
  • Sadiq Khan MP
  • Sir David Attenborough
  • Jerry Hall
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Christina Lamb and Hunter Davies

Sunday 27 January 2008

  • Menzies Campbell MP
  • George Osborne MP
  • James Purnell MP, Work and Pensions Minister
  • Simon Schama, Historian
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Asher and Geoff Randall

Sunday 20 January 2008

  • Nick Clegg MP, Lib Dem leader
  • Jacqui Smith MP, Home Secretary
  • Tasmin Little, violinist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kirsty Young and Timothy West

Sunday 13 January 2008

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Lord Malloch-Brown, Minister for Africa, Asia and the UN
  • Simon Callow, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Dominic Lawson

Sunday 6 January 2008

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown
  • Raila Odinga, Kenya's opposition leader
  • Annie Lennox, former Eurythmics frontwoman
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Vorderman and Gyles Brandreth


Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show in 2007

Sunday 16 December 2007

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Charles Kennedy MP
  • Sir John Major
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Penelope Keith and Nick Hornby

Sunday 09 December 2007

  • Ed Balls MP, Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families
  • Vince Cable MP, Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Newspapers reviewed by Esther McVey, Broadcaster, Jenny Seagrove, Actress and Rod Liddle, Journalist

Sunday 02 December 2007

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Hazel Blears MP
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Sunday newspapers reviewed by Mary Ann Sieghart and Roger Alton

Sunday 25 November 2007

  • Justice Secretary Jack Straw MP
  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Trevor Phillips, Head of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights
  • Peter Bogdanovich, Film Director
  • Hugh Masekela, Legendary Musician
  • Sunday papers reviewed by Jane Moore, The Sun and Simon Sebag Montefiore, Bestselling Historian and Biographer of Stalin

Sunday 18 November 2007

  • Ruth Kelly MP, Transport Secretary
  • Michael Gove MP, Shadow Children, Schools and Families Secretary
  • Norman Baker, MP, and journalist Tom Mangold discuss Norman's new book, 'The Strange Death of David Kelly'
  • Alison Jackson, Artist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and David Aaronovitch

Sunday 11 November 2007

  • Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London
  • Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of Defence Staff
  • Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate
  • Newspapers reviewed by Will Self, Carol Thatcher and Sarah Sands

Sunday 04 November 2007

  • George Osborne MP
  • Peter Hain MP
  • Benazir Bhutto
  • Colleen Graffy
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Helena Kennedy, George Pascoe-Watson and Anthony Seldon

Sunday 28 October 2007

  • Harriet Harman MP
  • Alex Salmond MP
  • Robert Redford
  • Newspapers reviewed by Alan Johnston BBC Correspondent, Esther Rantzen and Ken Follett

Sunday 21 October 2007

  • Jim Murphy MP
  • William Hague MP
  • Chris Huhne MP
  • Nick Clegg MP
  • Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones
  • Newspapers reviewed by Lord Hattersley and Christiane Amanpour

Sunday 14 October 2007

  • Sir Michael Lyons, chairman of the BBC Trust
  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • John Hutton MP, Business and Enterprise Secretary
  • Matt Dawson, former England rugby player
  • Carol Thatcher reviewed the newspapers

Sunday 07 October 2007

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown MP
  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Conservative Party
  • Simon Hughes MP
  • Robert Harris
  • Newspapers reviewed by Polly Toynbee, Minette Walters and Matthew d'Ancona

Sunday 30 September 2007

From the Conservative Party conference in Blackpool

  • The Conservative leader, David Cameron MP
  • John Bolton, US Envoy to United Nations
  • Yoko Ono
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 23 September 2007

From the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth

  • The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown MP
  • Sir John Tavener and Nicola Benedetti
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne McElvoy and Matthew Parris

Sunday 16 September 2007

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Lib Dem leader
  • Alan Johnson MP, Health Secretary
  • George Osborne MP
  • Debbie Harry, Singer
  • Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Newspapers reviewed by Oona King (former Labour MP) and Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones (Conservative candidate)

Sunday 09 September 2007

  • Jacqui Smith MP
  • Zac Goldsmith
  • Annie Lennox
  • Jeremy Gilley (Peace One Day Founder)
  • Newspapers reviewed by Nigella Lawson and Martin Bell

Sunday 15 July 2007

  • David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Lord Ashdown, former Lib Dem leader
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Maureen Lipman and Amanda Platell

Sunday 8 July 2007

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of H.M. Opposition
  • Alastair Campbell, former prime minister's communications chief
  • Harold Pinter, playwright
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sheila Hancock and Andrew Neil

Sunday 1 July 2007

  • The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown MP
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Harold Pinter, writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Fiona Bruce and Simon Hoggart

Sunday 24 June 2007

Broadcast live from the Labour Party Conference, Manchester

  • John Prescott MP - Deputy Prime Minister
  • Lord Kinnock - former Labour leader
  • Kenneth Clarke MP - former Conservative Chancellor
  • Sir Ian McKellen - actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Polly Toynbee and Matthew Parris

Sunday 17 June 2007

  • Margaret Beckett MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Jon Cruddas MP, Labour deputy leadership candidate
  • Mustafa Barghouti, Palestinian information minister
  • Dame Kelly Holmes, Olympic gold medallist
  • David Hockney, Artist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Sands, Journalist, Michael Howard MP and Nigel Farage MEP, UKIP leader

Sunday 10 June 2007

  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Sec
  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Leader Lib Dems
  • Hilary Benn MP, International Development Sec
  • Father Michael Seed
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Adie, Carol Thatcher and Sir Alan West, Former First Sea Lord

Sunday 3 June 2007

  • Robert Holmes Tuttle, US Ambassador
  • Harriet Harman MP, Labour Deputy Leadership Contender
  • Marina Litvinenko and Alex Goldfarb
  • Marc Almond, Singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Esther Rantzen and Clive Anderson

Sunday 27 May 2007

  • William Hague MP
  • Peter Hain MP
  • Vincent de Rivaz - Chief Executive, EDF Energy
  • Walid Jumblatt - the Druze leader in Lebanon
  • Sunday papers reviewed by Catherine Macleod and Sir Tim Rice

Sunday 20 May 2007

  • Hazel Blears MP, Labour deputy leadership candidate
  • David Willets MP
  • Nigel Farage, UKIP Leader
  • Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Jack Vettriano - artist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Fraser Nelson, political columnist, News of the World and the Spectator, and Imogen Stubbs, actress

Sunday 13 May 2007

  • Gordon Brown MP
  • Rufus Wainwright, singer-songwriter
  • Rory Bremner
  • Newspapers reviewed by Helena Kennedy and Matthew D'Ancona

Sunday 6 May 2007

  • Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • Michael Meacher MP, Labour Leadership Candidate
  • Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster
  • Yusuf Islam, Musician - formerly known as 'Cat Stevens'
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore, best-selling author and Columnist, 'The Sun' and Anthony Andrews, Actor

Sunday 29 April 2007

  • John Reid MP, Home Secretary
  • Dafydd Wigley, Honorary President, Plaid Cymru
  • Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman, BBC Trust
  • The Manic Street Preachers
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and Jeff Randall

Sunday 15 April 2007

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of HM Opposition
  • Simon Hughes MP, President of the Liberal Democrats
  • Harvey Goldsmith, Music Promoter
  • Newspapers reviewed by George Pascoe-Watson, Political Editor of the Sun, and Kate Hoey MP

Sunday 1 April 2007

  • Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Alex Salmond MP, Leader SNP
  • Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP
  • Lord Steel of Aikwood
  • Juliette Binoche, Oscar-winning Actress
  • Julie Fowlis and Band
  • Newspapers reviewed by Karen Dunbar, Comedian and Actress and Ian Rankin, Crime Novelist

Sunday 25 March 2007

  • Jack Straw MP, Leader of the House of Commons
  • Peter Mandelson - EU Trade Commissioner
  • Nigel Farage MEP, UKIP Leader
  • The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu
  • Newspaper reviewed by Carol Vorderman and Jon Culshaw, Impressionist 'Dead Ringers'

Sunday 18 March 2007

  • US Ambassador Robert Tuttle
  • BBC Director General Mark Thompson
  • Shadow Chancellor George Osborne
  • Gugulethu Moyo, Zimbabwean lawyer, member of the International Bar Association, and Hebson Makuvise, UK chief representative, Movement for Democratic Change
  • Papers reviewed by Andrew Pierce, Daily Telegraph, and Jan Berry, Police Federation

Sunday 11 March 2007

  • Lord Falconer
  • Kenneth Clarke MP
  • Robert Lindsay, Actor
  • Richard Schiff, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Adie and Catherine MacLeod

Sunday 4 March 2007

  • Jack Straw MP
  • John Hutton MP
  • Liam Fox MP
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Andrea Ross
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 25 February 2007

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP
  • Peter Hain MP
  • Sir John Tusa
  • David Tennant, actor, Dr Who
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Brenda Dean and Rory Bremner

Sunday 18 February 2007

  • Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Art Garfunkel, singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sue MacGregor and George Pascoe Watson

Sunday 11 February 2007

  • David Miliband MP
  • William Hague MP
  • Richard Wilson and Gyles Brandreth
  • Iain Dale and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jeff Randall and Helena Kennedy

Sunday 4 February 2007

  • Tessa Jowell MP
  • Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • Stephen Frears, Film Director
  • Yuri Felshtinsky, Historian
  • Newspapers reviewed by Lesley Garrett, Opera Singer and Armando Ianucci, Satirist

Sunday 28 January 2007

  • Margaret Beckett MP
  • David Davis MP
  • Leslie Phillips, Actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Sands and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 21 January 2007

  • Sir Menzies Campbell
  • Lord Falconer, Lord Chancellor
  • Lord Lester
  • Jasvinder Sanghera
  • Opera Singer, Juan Diego Florez
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Trevor Phillips

Sunday 14 January 2007

  • David Cameron MP, Leader of the Conservative Party
  • David Johnson
  • Jon Culshaw and Clemency Burton-Hill
  • Newspapers reviewed by Polly Toynbee and Tony Parsons

Sunday 7 January 2007

  • Gordon Brown, MP
  • Iyad Allawi, former Interim Prime Minister of Iraq
  • Imelda Staunton, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dame Ann Leslie and Mihir Bose


Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show in 2006

Sunday 17 December 2006

  • John Prescott MP
  • Sir David Attenborough
  • David Suchet
  • Rory Bremner entertained
  • Greg Dyke and Carol Vorderman reviewed the newspapers

Sunday 10 December 2006

  • General Sir Mike Jackson, former head of the Army
  • Vladimir Bukovsky, former Soviet dissident and friend of Alexander Litvinenko
  • John Hutton MP, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Kate Winslet, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Nigella Lawson, Clive James and Neil Jameson

Sunday 3 December 2006

  • Douglas Alexander MP, Transport Secretary
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, head of the Roman Catholic Church in England
  • Sheila Hancock, actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dame Pauline Neville-Jones and Michael Dobbs

Sunday 26 November 2006

  • Peter Hain MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • Lord Ashdown
  • Martin McGuinness, Sinn Féin
  • Andrei Nekrasov and Arkady Ostrovsky
  • John Sessions, Actor and Comedian
  • Newspapers reviewed by Catherine MacLeod and Iain Duncan Smith MP, former Conservative Leader

Sunday 19 November 2006

  • Hilary Benn MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Dr Henry Kissinger, Former US Secretary of State
  • Kevin Spacey, Artistic Director, Old Vic Theatre
  • Sidney Blumenthal, Former Senior Adviser to President Clinton
  • Sir Christopher Meyer, Head of the Press Complaints Commission and former UK Ambassador to Washington
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Helena Kennedy, Labour Peer and Sir Tim Rice, Lyricist

Sunday 12 November 2006

  • Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Jack McConnell MSP
  • Johnson Beharry VC, military hero
  • John Barrowman, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Maureen Lipman, actress and writer, and BBC Foreign Correspondent, Jeremy Bowen

Sunday 5 November 2006

  • John Reid MP, Home Secretary
  • David Miliband MP, Environment Secretary
  • Alex Salmond MP, Scottish Nationalist Party
  • Lord Ramsbotham, prison reformer
  • Jeffrey Archer, writer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Esther Rantzen, broadcaster and George Pascoe-Watson, political editor, The Sun

Sunday 29 October 2006

  • John Hutton MP, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP
  • John McDonnell MP
  • Peter Sallis, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Josephine Hart and Clive Anderson

Sunday 22 October 2006

  • John Simpson and Ali Albayati
  • Des Browne MP, Defence Secretary
  • Trevor Phillips, Head of the Commission for Racial Equality
  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Tom Parker-Bowles
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Gyles Brandreth

Sunday 15 October 2006

  • David Blunkett MP, former Home Secretary
  • Peter Hain MP, Northern Ireland Secretary
  • Jose Manuel Barroso, EU President
  • Nigel Farage, UKIP leader
  • Newspapers reviewed by Matthew Parris, Sarah Sands and Susannah York

Sunday 8 October 2006

  • John Prescott MP
  • Bob Woodward, Watergate reporter
  • Marista Leishman, daughter of Lord Reith
  • Martin Amis, Novelist
  • Sting
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and Jeff Randall

Sunday 1 October 2006

  • David Cameron MP
  • Senator John McCain, US Republican Party
  • Alastair Campbell
  • Jane Horrocks, actress and singer
  • Sunday newspapers reviewed by Glenys Kinnock and Quentin Letts

Sunday 24 September 2006

Broadcast from the Labour Party Conference, Manchester

  • Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Yusuf Islam, singer
  • Sunday newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 17 September 2006

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP
  • Harriet Harman MP
  • Richard Wilson, actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Vorderman and John Kampfner, editor of the New Statesman

Sunday 10 September 2006

  • Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Conservative deputy leader
  • Seth Lakeman, folk musician
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne McElvoy and Lord Patten of Barnes

Sunday 3 September 2006

  • Des Browne MP, Defence Secretary
  • Sandra Howard, novelist and wife of previous Tory leader Michael Howard
  • Zac Goldsmith, environmentalist
  • Nick Clegg MP, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesman
  • Hilary Armstrong MP, Minister for Social Exclusion
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and George Pascoe-Watson

Sunday 23 July 2006

  • John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Lib Dem Leader
  • Nayla Mouawad, Lebanese Government Minister
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela
  • Newspapers reviewed by Glenys Kinnock MEP and Matthew Parris

Sunday 16 July 2006

  • Sir John Major
  • Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Shimon Peres, Israeli Deputy PM
  • Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian politician
  • Alan Johnson MP, Education Secretary
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and Clive Anderson

Sunday 9 July 2006

  • Patricia Hewitt MP, Health Secretary
  • Colonel Tim Collins and Janine di Giovanni
  • Dame Vivienne Westwood, Fashion Designer
  • Adrian Mitchell, poet and playwright
  • Carl Davis, composer and pianist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kate Hoey MP and Richard Lambert, Director General of the CBI

Sunday 2 July 2006

  • Tessa Jowell MP
  • William Hague MP
  • George Soros
  • Zvi Rav-Ner, Israeli Diplomat
  • Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
  • Newspapers reviewed by Kathy Lette, Phill Jupitus and Chris Patten

Sunday 25 June 2006

  • Des Browne MP, Secretary for Defence
  • David Cameron MP
  • Martina Navratilova
  • Angela Eagle MP
  • Marc Klaas, founder, KlaasKids
  • Beth Orton, singer-songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Reggie Nadelson and Lord Tebbit

Sunday 18 June 2006

  • Jack Straw MP, Leader of the House of Commons
  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Mia Farrow, Actress
  • Billy Bragg, singer-songwriter
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Sands and Trevor Phillips

Sunday 11 June 2006

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Lib Dem leader
  • Harriet Harmon MP, Minister for Constitutional Affairs
  • Roy Hattersley
  • David Davies, Football Association
  • Lord Rogers, architect
  • Newspapers reviewed by Joan Bakewell and Adam Rickitt

Sunday 4 June 2006

  • Peter Hain MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • Francis Maude MP, Chairman of the Conservative Party
  • Peter Bergen, US Journalist
  • Khalid Abdalla, actor
  • Steve Bell, Guardian cartoonist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Patience Wheatcroft and Matthew Parris

Sunday 28 May 2006

  • Ken Clarke MP
  • Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwean opposition leader
  • Sir Jonathon Porritt, SDC and Sir David King, Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Maureen Lipman, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Helena Kennedy and Sir Christopher Meyer

Sunday 21 May 2006

  • Margaret Beckett MP, Foreign Secretary
  • John Hutton MP, Minister for Work and Pensions
  • Madeleine Albright, Former US Secretary of State
  • Alan Duncan MP and Dan Stevens
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Jeff Randall

Sunday 14 May 2006

  • Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Lord Chancellor
  • Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission
  • David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Robert H Tuttle, US Ambassador to the UK
  • Sir Geoff Hurst
  • Nicola Benedetti, Violinist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 7 May 2006

  • Gordon Brown MP
  • George Osborne MP
  • Samantha Bond (actress, Miss Moneypenny in last few Bond movies)
  • The Beautiful South
  • Newspapers reviewed by Carol Thatcher and George Pascoe-Watson

Sunday 30 April 2006

Broadcast live from Edinburgh

  • Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP
  • Jo Swinson MP
  • Sir George Young MP
  • Dame Helen Mirren, actress
  • Gregor Tait, Commonwealth swimming medallist
  • Eddi Reader, singer
  • Ian Rankin, novelist

Sunday 9 April 2006

  • Jack Straw MP
  • Oliver Letwin MP
  • Sir Antony Sher, actor and director
  • Newspapers reviewed by Katie Melua, Alan Milburn and Gyles Brandreth

Sunday 2 April 2006

  • Theresa May MP, Shadow Leader of the Commons
  • Alistair Darling MP, Transport Secretary
  • Ken Livingstone, London's Mayor
  • John Hurt
  • Hugh Masekela
  • Newspapers reviewed by by Imogen Stubbs and Jonathan Freedland

Sunday 26 March 2006

  • Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Health
  • Jack McConnell MSP, Scotland's First Minister
  • David Hockney
  • Timothy West
  • Katherine Jenkins
  • Newspapers reviewed by Esther Rantzen and Matthew d'Ancona

Sunday 19 March 2006

  • John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Dr Iyad Allawi, former Prime Minister of Iraq
  • George Osborne MP
  • Lord McAlpine
  • James Ivory, Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Newspapers reviewed by Clare Short and David Yelland

Sunday 12 March 2006

  • Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State, DTI
  • Paddy Ashdown, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Colleen Graffy, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
  • Jeremy Irons, Oscar-winning actor
  • Newspapers reviewed by Ann Leslie and Lionel Barber

Sunday 5 March 2006

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Lib Dem leader
  • David Miliband MP, Cabinet Minister for Local Government and Communities
  • Sir David Attenborough and Alastair Fothergill, narrator and producer, Planet Earth
  • Joan Baez, folk singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Simon Hoggart

Sunday 26 February 2006

  • Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State for Education and Skills
  • Paddy Ashdown, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Denis and Edna Healey
  • Jeffrey Archer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Mark Steel

Sunday 19 February 2006

  • John Reid MP
  • Lord Puttnam
  • Professor Karol Sikora and Niall Dickson
  • Christopher Kennedy Lawford, actor and nephew of President John F Kennedy
  • Newspapers reviewed by Edwina Currie and Bob Marshall-Andrews MP

Sunday 12 February 2006

  • Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor to the Treasury
  • Simon Hughes MP, President of the Liberal Democrats
  • Ian Richardson (actor)
  • Newspapers reviewed by P D James and Kevin Maguire

Sunday 5 February 2006

  • William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Brigadier General Mark Kimmett, US Army
  • Taji Mustafa, Hizb-ut-Tahrir
  • Rt. Rev. Michael Nazir-Ali, Bishop of Rochester
  • Anita Dobson, Actress
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anna Raeburn and Clive Anderson

Sunday 29 January 2006

  • David Blunkett MP
  • Adli Yaish, Mayor of Nablus
  • Kathleen Turner, Hollywood star
  • Newspapers reviewed by Boris Johnson MP and Germaine Greer

Sunday 22 January 2006

  • John Hutton MP, Work and Pensions Secretary
  • Chris Huhne MP, Lib Dem leadership candidate
  • Greg Dyke, former Director General of the BBC
  • Fiona Millar, journalist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Dame Helena Kennedy and Peter Oborne

Sunday 15 January 2006

  • Sir Menzies Campbell MP
  • David Cameron MP
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Mariella Frostrup and Jeff Randall review the newspapers

Sunday 8 January 2006

  • Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister
  • Simon Hughes MP, Liberal Democrat President
  • Shimon Peres, former Israeli Prime Minister
  • Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anne Robinson, George Pascoe-Watson and Roger Alton


Guests appearing on The Andrew Marr Show in 2005

Sunday 18 December 2005

  • William Hague MP
  • Rory Bremner
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Woody Allen
  • Newspapers reviewed by Anna Ford and Carol Thatcher

Sunday 11 December 2005

  • Margaret Beckett MP, Environment Secretary
  • Sir Jeremy Greenstock
  • Theresa May MP
  • Bruce Kent, anti-war activist
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Newspapers reviewed by Vanessa Redgrave and Giles Brandreth

Sunday 4 December 2005

  • Douglas Alexander MP, Minister of State for Europe
  • Lord Turner
  • George Osborne MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Harriet Walter, actor
  • Roger McGough, poet
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Clive James

Sunday 27 November 2005

  • Patricia Hewitt MP, Trade and Industry Secretary
  • Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • Terry Pratchett, novelist
  • John Gordon Sinclair and Charles Spencer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Barbara Follett MP and Trevor Kavanagh

Sunday 20 November 2005

  • Geoff Hoon MP, Leader of the House of Commons
  • Sir David King, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government
  • Stephen Tindale, Chief Executive, Greenpeace
  • Jon Norton
  • Brian Eno, musician and anti-war activist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Bonnie Greer, Denis MacShane and Nigel Havers

Sunday 13 November 2005

  • Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell, MP
  • General Sir Mike Jackson, Chief of the General Staff
  • Sir Christopher Meyer, former UK Ambassador to the United States
  • Jack Lang, French presidential candidate
  • Bryn Terfel, opera singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Baroness Shirley Williams and Simon Hoggart

Sunday 6 November 2005

  • David Cameron MP
  • David Davis MP
  • John Hutton MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • Gerald Scarfe
  • PJ O'Rourke
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Sands, PJ O'Rourke and Gerald Scarfe

Sunday 30 October 2005

  • John Reid MP, Defence Secretary
  • Martin Narey, Former Head of Prison and Probation Service
  • Patrick Cockburn, journalist
  • The Proclaimers
  • Baroness Helena Kennedy and Matthew d'Ancona reviewed the Sunday papers

Sunday 23 October 2005

  • Sir John Major
  • Ruth Kelly MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • Tracey Emin
  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Papers reviewed Carol Thatcher and David Davies of the Football Association

Sunday 16 October 2005

  • Lord Falconer
  • Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer
  • Dr Maleeha Lodhi - Pakistan's High Commissioner to UK
  • Abdul Haq Al Ani, Member of Saddam Hussein's legal team
  • Michael Nyman, pianist and composer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Tony Parsons and Emma Duncan

Sunday 9 October 2005

  • David Cameron MP
  • Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor
  • Bret Easton Ellis, novelist
  • Sir Peter Hall, theatre director
  • Newspapers reviewed by Toyah Willcox and Matthew Parris

Sunday 2 October 2005

  • Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
  • David Davies MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • His Excellency Thomas Matussek, German Ambassador to UK
  • Anthony Minghella
  • Katie Melua
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sarah Bradford and David Aaronovitch

Sunday 25 September 2005

Broadcast live from the Labour Party Conference, Brighton

  • Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Dr Liam Fox MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Sir Tom Hunter, Scottish entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Amanda Platell and Peter Riddell

Sunday 18 September 2005

  • Jack Straw MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Charles Kennedy MP, Liberal Democrat leader
  • Ray Davies
  • Jude Kelly, South Bank Artistic Director
  • Kenneth Clarke MP
  • Newspapers reviewed by Jane Moore and Tim Rice

Sunday 11 September 2005

  • Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Kevin Spacey
  • American Ambassador to London, Robert Tuttle
  • John Williams, Guitarist
  • Newspapers reviewed by Ann Leslie and Alan Rusbridger



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