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Jul 17th: Tim Martin, Matthew Wright and Goldie.


Tim Martin

Jul 10th: Julian Fellowes, Quentin Letts and the Cheeky Girls.

Julian Fellowes

Quentin Letts

The Cheeky Girls

Jul 3rd: Sandi Thom, Anne McElvoy, Tunji Lasoye and Abba Magic.

Tunji Lasoye

ABBA tribute band

Jun 26th: Emmanuel Jal, Jonathan Freedland and Alex Wotherspoon.

Emmanuel Jal

Alex Wotherspoon

Jun 19th: Eddy Grant, Zac Goldsmith and Celia Walden.

eddy grant

celia walden

zac goldsmith

Jun 12th: Marcus Brigstocke, Andrew Rawnsley, Kelvin MacKenzie and Nigel Kennedy.

Marcus Brigstocke

Kelvin MacKenzie and Nigel Kennedy

Jun 5th: Jonathan Powell, Matt Frei, June Sarpong and Mica Paris.

This Week

Matt Frei

May 22nd: Kate Garraway, Quentin Letts and Johnny Vegas.

Kate Garraway

May 15th: Lord Levy, Les Dennis and Bruce Forsyth.

Lord Levy

Les Dennis

May 8th: Matthew Taylor, Kevin Maguire and Morgan Spurlock.

morgan spurlock

Apr 24th: Rosie Millard, Andrew Rawnsley, Matt Frei and Jodie Marsh.

jodie marsh

Apr 3rd: Frank Luntz, Vince Cable, Anita Anand and Roger Daltrey.

roger daltrey

Mar 27th: Martin Kemp, Catherine Pepinster, Quentin Letts and Graham Poll (with Charles Kennedy standing in for Michael).

charles kennedy and diane abbott

Mar 20th: Rageh Omaar, Anita Anand and Samantha Fox.

Mar 13th: Robert Winston, Robert Peston and Rosie Boycott.

robert winston

Mar 6th: Lembit Ípik, Simon Mayo, Martin Amis and Jade Goody.

Feb 28th: Jon Gaunt, Jonathan Freedland aka Sam Bourne and Duncan James.

Feb 21st: Peter Hitchens, Nick Robinson and Peter York.

Feb 7th: Kelly Holmes, Frederick Forsyth, Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Matt Frei.

Jan 31st: Greg Dyke, Quentin Letts and Pete Waterman.

Greg Dyke

Pete Waterman

Jan 24th: Ross Kemp, Gerry Robinson and Jane Moore.

Gerry Robinson

Jan 17th: Jonathan Miller, Matt Costa and Anita Anand.

Jan 10th: Reginald D Hunter, Magnus Fiennes, Andrew Rawnsley and Matt Frei.


Dec 13th: Rory Bremner, Leslie Phillips, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Four Poofs & A Piano - plus dancing from Vince Cable and Alesha Dixon.

Dec 6th: Eddie Mair, Toyah Wilcox and Ed Hussain.

Nov 29th: Katie Melua, Kevin Maguire and Jonathan Aitken.

Katie Melua

Nov 22nd: John Barrowman, Quentin Letts and Andrew Rawnsley.

andrew rawnsley

john barrowman

Nov 15th: Prof Roger Williams, Anita Anand and Jeremy Beadle.

Nov 8th: Christina Lamb, Nick Robinson and David Baddiel.

Oct 25th: Quentin Letts, Gen Sir Mike Jackson and AC Grayling.

Oct 18th: Chris Huhne, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Shelagh Fogarty, Mad Lizzie and Michael Winner.

julian rhind-tutt and chris huhne

Oct 11th: Tony Blackburn, John Bird, Simon Carr, Jon Snow, Trevor Kavanagh, Kevin Maguire, Quentin Letts, Ann Treneman and Gloria De Piero.

Jon Snow

Tony Blackburn

Oct 4th: Brian Blessed, Martha Kearney and Peter Stringfellow.

Brian Blessed

Sept 27th: Johnson Beharry VC and The Proclaimers.

Sept 20th: Oona King, Leslie Ash and Quentin Letts [with Charles Kennedy standing in for Diane].

July 26th: Kelvin MacKenzie, Quentin Letts and Pete Waterman.

July 19th: Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Peter Bazalgette and Alexandra Tolstoy.

July 12th: Trisha Goddard, Simon Mayo and Zaha Hadid.

July 5th: Carmen bin Laden, SiÔn Lloyd and Joan Bakewell.

June 28th: Rosie Boycott, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Nick Robinson and Quentin Letts.

June 21st: Tina Brown, David Aaronovitch and Nick Ross.

June 14th: Tim Campbell, Mica Paris, Andrew Rawnsley and Jon Snow.

June 7th: Gerry Robinson, Matthew Wright, Bobby George and Kate Adie.

May 24th: Nirpal Dhaliwal, Jane Moore and Matthew Taylor.

May 17th: Sir Christopher Meyer, Jonathan Freedland and Saira Khan.

May 10th: Mariella Frostrup, Richard Eyre, Jim Naughtie and Kirstie Allsopp.

April 26th: Shirley Williams, John Michie and Rory Bremner.

April 19th: Frank Gardner, Quentin Letts, Sarah Churchwell and Lord Brocket.

Mar 29th: Charles Glass, Anita Anand, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Uri Geller.

Mar 22th: Rory Bremner, Wilf Stevenson, John Simpson and Richard Wilson.

Mar 15th: Alex James, Jonathan Freedland and Marcus Brigstocke.

Mar 8th: Michelle Dewberry, Nick Robinson and Richard Schiff.

Mar 1st: Tony Robinson, Jim Naughtie and Bianca Jagger.

Feb 22nd: Lily Allen, Quentin Letts and Michael Cockerell.

Feb 15th: Kwame Kwei-Armah, Zoe Williams and Vicki Butler-Henderson.

Feb 1st: Boris Johnson, Dom Joly and John McCririck.

Jan 25th: Piers Paul Read, Peter Oborne and Darren Lyons.

Jan 18th: Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Jim Naughtie and Prunella Scales.

Jan 11th: Ben Fogel, Anita Anand and Nick Broomfield.

Mark Mardell


Dec 14th: Robert Winston, Dominic "Dom" Wood, Myleene Klass and our Guests Of The Year.

Dec 7th: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jon Gaunt and Nick Robinson.

Nov 30th: Paddy Ashdown, Frank Luntz and Rick Wakeman.

Nov 23rd: Richard Branson, Quentin Letts and Will Self.

dicky pickle

Nov 16th: Bernard-Henri LÚvy, Robert Peston, Kathy Lette and Floella Benjamin.


Nov 9th: Maryam d'Abo, Jim Naughtie and Col Tim Collins.

Nov 2nd: Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Jason Isaacs and Anita Anand.

Oct 26th: Myleene Klass, Jeremy Vine, Dr Andrea Sella and Tony Parsons. (Sitting in for Michael and Diane: Oona King and Michael Howard.)

Oct 19th: Alesha, Jane Moore and Ian Rankin.

Oct 12th: Martin Amis, James Brown, Peter Oborne, and former Miss UK Nicola Jolly.

Oct 5th: Peter Hitchens, Boris Johnson and Michael Gambon.

Sept 28th: James Naughtie, Rory Bremner, Jane Horrocks and Rupert Everett.

Sept 21st: Salma Yaqoob, Quentin Letts, Lembit Ípik and James and Oliver Phelps.

July 20: Simon Schama, Vivienne Westwood, Jeremy Vine, Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens


July 13: Nick Robinson, Peter Brookes, Maureen Lipman and Michael Winner

Maureen Lipman

July 6: Hammasa Kohistani, Jane Moore and Tony Christie

Hammasa Kohistani

June 29: Andy McNab, Nick Robinson and Faith Brown

June 15: Niall Ferguson, Jim Naughtie and John Mortimer

John Mortimer


June 8: Richard Eyre, Jeremy Vine and Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller


May 25: Rageh Omaar, Jane Moore and Melinda Messenger (with Alan Milburn)


May 18: Stephen Fry, Sam Baker and Neil Tennant (with Alan Milburn)

Neil Tennant

Stephen Fry

May 11: Rik Mayall, David Aaronovitch, Gabby Logan and Nicky Clarke

Rik Myall as Alan B'Stard on BBC1's This Week


Apr 27: Jo Brand, Quentin Letts and Clement Freud

Clement Freud

Apr 20: Oona King, Jonathan Freedland, Lembit Ípik and Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

Mar 30: Jeanette Winterson, Jim Naughtie and Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman

Mar 9: David Yelland, Jeremy Vine, Garth Crooks and Jason Donovan

jason donovan

garth crooks

Jeremy Vine

Mar 2: Simon Callow, Jim Naughtie and Linda Barker

Alexei Sayle

Feb 16: Alexei Sayle, James Landale and Carol Thatcher

Carol Thatcher

Feb 9: Saira Khan, Andrew Rawnsley and Carole Caplin

Feb 2: Christiane Amanpour, Jane Moore and Iain Sinclair

Jan 26: Arabella Weir, Jeremy Vinem, Lembit Ípik and Lynne Franks

Lembit Opk in his 2006 appearance on the show

Jan 19: Rod Liddle, Quentin Letts and David Puttnam

Jan 12: Rosie Boycott, Jonathan Freedland and Peter Bazalgette (with Shirley Williams)

Nick Robinson


Oona King

Dec 15: Sandra Howard, Oona King, Jon Stewart and Al Murray (with Piers Morgan and Rosie Boycott)

Jon Stewart

Dec 8: Ulrika Jonsson, Jeremy Vine and Neil & Christine Hamilton


Dec 1: Germaine Greer, Jim Naughtie and Ian Rankin

Nov 24: Zac Goldsmith, Jonathan Freedland and John McCarthy

Nov 17: Christina Lamb, Rod Liddle and Stewart Lee (with Ken Clarke)

Nov 10: Tony Parsons, Jane Moore and Jung Chang (with Ken Clarke and Clare Short)

Nov 3: Piers Morgan, John Mortimer and Ash Atalla

Oct 27: Joanne Harris, Fiona Millar, Mark Mardell and Trisha Goddard

Oct 20: Jim Naughtie, Alexander McCall Smith and Leslie Phillips

Oct 13: Geoffrey Robertson, Alice Thompson and James Brown

Oct 6: PD James, Jim Naughtie and Simon Schama

simon schama

Sep 29: Chris Patten, Jackie Ashley and David Hockney

david hockney

Sep 22: Anthony Seldon, Quentin Letts and Lynda Carter

July 21: Harry Evans, Mark Mardell, Peter Brookes and Lady Isabella Hervey

July 14: Yvonne Ridley, Kelvin MacKenzie, Katherine Jenkins and Anish Kapoor

July 7: Jamie Rubin, James Landale and Will Self

June 30: Bonnie Greer, Mark Mardell and Camilla Batmanghelidj

June 23: Bill Oddie, Mark Mardell and Nicholas Hytner

June 16: Peter Hall, John Cole and Clive Anderson

June 9: Sorious Samura, Mark Mardell and Richard Hammond

May 26:: Alan Sugar, Quentin Letts and Cristina Odone

Alan Sugar

May 19: Andrew Roberts, Mark Mardell and Trevor Nelson

May 2: David Starkey, Griff Rhys Jones and Mark Mardell (with Shirley Williams)

Griff Rhys Jones and Mark Mardell

Apr 28: Jamie Rubin, Mark Mardell and Fay Weldon

Apr 24: Rory Bremner Janet Street-Porter, June Sarpong (with Shirley Williams)

Apr 21: Frederick Forsyth, Mark Mardell and Piers Morgan

Apr 18: William Shawcross, Matthew D'Ancona and Tim Rice

Apr 14: David Yelland, Mark Mardell, Armando Iannucci and Johnny Ball

Apr 11: Benjamin Zephaniah, Mark Mardell and Jonathan Yeo

Mar 24: Dominic Lawson, Mark Mardell and Howard Marks

Mar 17: Derek Draper, Mark Mardell and Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight

Mar 10: Danny Morrison, Mark Mardell and Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson

Mar 3: Paul Ross, Mark Mardell and John Simpson

Feb 24: Tariq Ali, Mark Mardell and Antony Worrall Thompson

Feb 10: Anne Atkins, Mark Mardell, John Sergeant and Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

Feb 3: Michael Wood, Quentin Letts and Arabella Weir

Jan 27: Imran Khan, Mark Mardell and Fiona Shaw


Jan 20: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Mark Mardell and Diran Adebayo

Jan 13: Midge Ure, Rory Bremner and Peter Stringfellow



Dec 16: Rosie Boycott, Robin Cook, Mark Mardell and Four Poofs & A Piano

Dec 9: Nick Ross, Mark Mardell and Al Murray

Dec 2: Max Clifford, Mark Mardell and Kathy Lette

Nov 25: Paul Abbott, Mark Mardell and Nick Bateman

Nov 18: Sir John Mortimer, Mark Mardell, Fiona Millar and Tim Vine

Nov 11: Don McCullin, Mark Mardell, Henry Olonga and Stephen Hawking

Nov 5: Ahdaf Soueif, Graydon Carter, Emma B and Rich Hall

Oct 28: Raymond Blanc and Emma Soames

Oct 21: Col Tim Collins and Irvine Welsh

Oct 14: David Starkey and Susie Orbach

Oct 7: Julian Fellowes, Mark Mardell and Carrie & David Grant

Sept 30: David Yelland and Mark Mardell

Sept 23: Sean O'Callaghan, Mark Mardell and Alexandra Shulman

Sept 16: REM, Mark Mardell and Daniel Libeskind


Sept 9: Jon Snow and Darren Campbell

July 22: Germaine Greer and Magenta Devine

July 15: Jonathan Freedland and Ben Fogle

July 8: Bobby Friction and Anne Diamond

July 1: Jude Kelly and Brian Walden

June 24: Roy Hattersley and John Sergeant

June 17: Frank Maloney and Oliver James

May 27: Michael Ignatieff and Stephen Bayley

May 20: George Monbiot and Keith Floyd

May 13: Andy McNab and Tracy Cox

May 6: Jeanette Winterson and Alison Jackson

Jeanette Winterson, from her appearance in May 2004

April 29: Pauline Neville-Jones and Fay Weldon

April 22: Simon Kelner and Mark Perry

April 1: Vanessa Feltz and Shane McGowan

Mar 25: Michael Winner and Asher D

Mar 18: Michael Portillo and Alex Salmond

Mar 11: Robert Winston and Toby Young

Mar 4: William Shawcross and Edwina Currie

Feb 26: Kwame Kwei-Armah and Francis Wheen

Feb 12: Billy Bragg and Sarah Crompton

Feb 5: Tom Conti and Nicholas Parsons

Jan 29: David Yelland and Jon Snow

Jan 22: Ester Rantzen and Eve Pollard

Jan 15: Rod Liddle and Patrick Moore

Jan 8: Clive James and Joan Bakewell

This Week guests


Dec 18: Michael Crick and Sarah Tether

Dec 11: Will Hutton and Ekow Eshun

Dec 4: Germaine Greer and Simon Fanshawe

Nov 29: Victor Adebowale, Meredith Etherington Smith and Victoria Mather

Nov 22: Christopher Hitchens and Nick Broomfield

Nov 15: Will Self and Jonathan Glancey

Nov 6: Simon Weston and Johann Hari

Oct 30: Kelvin McKenzie, Peter Yorke and Rory Bremner

Oct 23: Stelios and Valerie Grove

Oct 16: Hywell Williams and Vanessa Feltz

Oct 9: Andrew Roberts

Oct 2: Tristram Hunt

Sept 25: Simon Hughes and Ian Hargreaves

Sept 19: Esther McVey and Deborah Orr

Sept 11: Peter Stodhard

July 17: Philip Bobbit

July 10: Bonnie Greer

June 26: Ivan Massow and Stephen Frears

June 19: Jonathan Aitken and Billy Bragg

June 12: Zac Goldsmith

June 5: Mike Mansfield

May 22: Julia Gash

May 15: Simon Jenkins

May 8: Piers Morgan

April 10: Rania Kashi and Matthew Taylor

April 3: Abdel Bari Atwan

Mar 27: Will Hutton

Mar 20: James Rubin

Mar 13: Terry Jones

Mar 6: Andrew Roberts

Feb 27: Jacques Reland

Feb 13: Fraser Nelson

Feb 6: Rosie Boycott

Jan 30: Timothy Garton Ash

Jan 23: Chris Woodhead

Jan 16: Giles Foden

Misc This Week guests

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