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Blair's 24 hours with TV's June
June Sarpong
Ms Sarpong spent 24 hours with Tony Blair
Tony Blair has allowed children's TV makers to make a fly-on-the-wall documentary in which he spends 24 hours with presenter June Sarpong.

The programme, for Channel 4's T4, will see young people quiz Mr Blair on sex and teen pregnancy, drugs and Iraq.

The prime minister's day includes one of David Blunkett's final press conferences as home secretary.

And he visits a pub in his Sedgefield constituency with Ms Sarpong, who once dated Labour minister David Lammy.

The scenes were all shot shortly before Christmas and will include a question and answer session inspired by four highly personal films made by members of a young studio audience drawn from across Britain.

Middle-aged men?

T4 is the channel's weekend entertainment strand for 16 to 34-year-olds.

Tony Blair
The prime minister is shown completing various engagements

The show's executive producer Chris Fouracre said: "Politics on TV is so often about middle-aged men in grey studios trying to score points over each other.

"Our challenge is to create a programme that takes important, highly emotive subjects that young Britons feel passionately about, and create a young, fresh entertainment show for our T4 audience."

  • The hour-long programme will be broadcast by Channel 4 at 1300 GMT on Sunday 30 January.

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