Well well. John Prescott is no longer to sit on Andy Marr's sofa and bare all (an unfortunate metaphor, I grant you).
I suspect that he is unhappy at the reaction to him losing his government department but keeping his pay and perks. He was also angered by suggestions - which did not emanate from him - that he would shoulder the blame for Labour's poor electoral showing.
Pre-Tracy he would have had the status, and the authority, to call on the party to pull back from the brink and not to let divisions over the future destroy that future. No longer.
PS - Apologies to all yesterday's readers for giving 'too much information'. I was merely trying to add authenticity. That's the naked truth.