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3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 30 October 2009

On the day the government sacks its top drugs adviser, Professor David Nutt, Stephen debates the dangers of drugs. Plus, discussion of the role of older fathers following news a 71 year old has become the father of twins.

And, P Y Gerbeau, the man who tried to save to save the Millennium Dome, is worried that plans for the 2012 London Olympics are slipping off track.


2 items
  • Why be an old dad?

    At 71 and with 10 children already, Richard Roden is now thought to be the oldest father of twins in Britain. So is he irresponsible to become a dad so old? Two experts debate.

  • Caller: Ron's in his sixties with two children

    In an emotional call Ron tells Stephen what it's like to look after two young children alone, since the death of his wife.


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