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2341 Andrew settles back into his chair and welcomes back his old pals, the Simon Cowell and Sharon Osborne of late night political discourse: Diane Abbott and Michael Portillo.

2342 We have a first look at our special guest, Gordon the puppet, and ask Andrew and Diane for their Moments.

2346 Is it an angry clash of cultures or a bad case of cross purposes? First the Pope apologised for offending Muslim sensibilities. Anyone can make a mistake. Then the cabinet's favourite licensed bruiser - John Reid - butted heads with militant Muslims in East London. Is there any hope for a calm and sensible debate? We've turned to the British Muslim activist, Salma Yaqoob, for her Take Of The Week.

2357 It's that time of year again, where politicians, back from their ten week summer break, spend a little time by the seaside. (Or in the case of Labour this year, a week beside the Manchester Ship Canal.) First up were the Lib Dems, headed by their newer, older leader - Ming Campbell. So could they put the Zing into Ming? We had our man on the case. the Daily Mail's Quentin Letts. And we respond to his Round Up with Lembit Ípik.

0010 We return to Downing Street to peek on Gordon the puppet, as voiced by Rory Bremner.

0011 If you're a good parent, your weans will have been in bed for a good few hours by now. But if you're a bad parent, you're probably watching this from between the sheets, while they're downstairs knocking back the Blue Nun. And it appears that our children are in crisis. At least, that's what an assortment of politicians, the clergy and various "child experts" have been saying. We put childhood in the Spotlight with the help of James and Oliver Phelps, who you might recognise as Fred and George Weasley from the films of the Harry Potter books.


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