If you're watching in broadband, here's how to find your favourite parts of the latest show.
Other people's misery makes us very happy.
Pessimistic voices, especially pessimistic comedians, cheer us up.
You hear Victor Meldrew and think: "I thought I was unhappy, but not as unhappy as him!"
With Andrew on a well-earned break, we welcome our guest host Piers Morgan, who introduces the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes of late night TV: Diane Abbott and Michael Portillo.
It's 25 years this month since the Brixton race riots. Today marks the anniversary of Enoch Powell's infamous anti-immigration Rivers Of Blood speech. And here in 2006, the politics of race have hopped up the agenda again this week.
We asked Oona King for her Take Of The Week.
Oona joins Piers, Diane and Michael to discuss her Take.
Our regular guest Jonathan Freedland has recently turned his hand to thriller writing! So, who better to talk us
through the heroes, villains, code-breakers and plot twists of this political week in the Round Up?
MP Lembit Ípik joins us to discuss the Round Up.
During National Depression Week, we go the other way and cast our Spotlight on happiness, joined by Alain De Botton,
author of The Architecture Of Happiness.
These times are taken from our running order - times in your broadband player may be slightly different, but should be near enough to help you find your favourite bits.
Get in touch
What do you make of the show, and who else would you like to see on the This Week sofa? Fill in the form below, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: The BBC may edit your comments and cannot guarantee that all emails will be published.