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Episode 3

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 January 2011

Comedian-activist, Mark Thomas, considers the blue-sky political policy suggestions of the public.

This week's agenda:

1) Nationalise British Music Festivals

2) Abolish Stamp Duty

3) Reduce Voting Age to 16

Plus more weird and wonderful suggestions from the studio audience, submitted as "Any Other Business".

  • Mark and the Red Rector

    Mark and the Red Rector

    Mark meets up with Father Paul Butler to discuss the theological arguments for bringing back St Mondays.

  • Can we bring back St. Monday?

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    One of the show's previous winning policies was that Mark should bring back St. Mondays. This was the historical practice of workers taking Mondays off, generally after they'd enjoyed a particularly raucous weekend. But how to bring it back? Mark decided he'd need the support of the church and so headed to Deptford for a chat with Father Paul Butler.


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