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Previous Guests

Sunday 14 April 2019

  • David Lidington MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • David Lammy MP, Labour
  • Steve Murrells, Chief Executive of The Cooperative Group
  • Gerard Batten MEP, Leader of UKIP
  • News review with Camilla Tominey, The Telegraph, Helen Lewis, New Statesman and Layla Moran MP, Liberal Democrat

Sunday 7 April 2019

  • Andrea Leadsom MP, Leader of the House of Commons
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Caroline Lucas MP, Former Co-leader of the Green Party
  • Rodrigo & Gabriela, Musicians
  • News review with Katya Adler, BBC Europe Editor, Afua Hirsch, Writer and broadcaster, Jason Groves, Daily Mail Political Editor

Sunday 31 March 2019

  • Sir John Major MP, Former Conservative Prime Minister
  • Tom Watson MP, Labour's Deputy Leader
  • David Gauke MP, Justice Secretary
  • Gisela Stuart, Former Chair of Vote Leave
  • News review with Laura Kuenssberg, BBC Political Editor, Jane Moore, The Sun Columnist and Anushka Asthana, Guardian’s Associate Editor

Sunday 24 March 2019

  • Stephen Barclay MP, Brexit Secretary
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Iain Duncan Smith, Former Conservative leader
  • News review with Emily Maitlis, Newsnight Presenter, Tom Newton Dunn, The Sun’s Political Editor, Agnès Poirier, Author and journalist

Sunday 17 March 2019

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Baroness Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General
  • Nick Boles MP, former Business and Education Minister
  • Kelsey Grammer, Actor
  • News review with Ayesha Hazarika, former Labour adviser, Amanda Platell, Daily Mail and Adam Fleming, BBC Brussels reporter

Sunday 10 March 2019

  • Jeremy Hunt MP, Foreign Secretary
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • David Davis MP, former Brexit Secretary
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Actor
  • News review with Miranda Green, deputy opinion editor at the Financial Times and Katy Balls, deputy political editor of the Spectator

Sunday 3 March 2019

  • Dr Liam Fox MP, International Trade Secretary
  • Tony Blair, former Prime Minister
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Joanne Froggatt, Actor
  • Robert Glenister, Actor
  • News review with Alison Phillips, Editor at the Daily Mirror, Julia Hartley-Brewer, talkRADIO presenter and Sir Simon Schama, Historian

Sunday 24 February 2019

  • Michael Gove MP, Environment Secretary
  • Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • Heidi Allen MP, The Independent Group
  • Luciana Berger MP, The Independent Group
  • News review with Amanda Platell, Daily Mail and Kevin Maguire, Daily Mirror

Sunday 17 February 2019

  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Jeremy Wright MP, Culture Secretary
  • Katherine Bennett CBE, Senior Vice President – Airbus UK
  • David Suchet, Actor
  • Brendan Coyle, Actor
  • News review with Anushka Asthana, Associate Editor at The Guardian, Camilla Tominey, Associate Editor at Daily Telegraph and Vicki Young, BBC Chief Political Correspondent

Sunday 10 February 2019

  • Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • James Brokenshire MP, Housing, Communities & Local Government Secretary
  • Spike Lee, Director
  • Karin Kneissl, Austrian Foreign Minister
  • News review with Pippa Crerar, The Mirror and Jane Moore, The Sun

Sunday 3 February 2019

  • Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary
  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow International Trade Secretary
  • Mary Lou McDonald TD, Leader of Sinn Fein
  • Steven Isserlis, Cellist
  • News review with Ash Sarkar, Novara Media, Fraser Nelson, The Spectator and Kate Devlin, The Times

Sunday 27 January 2019

  • Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste – Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Matthew Hancock MP, Health Secretary
  • Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee
  • Rosamund Pike, Actor
  • News review with Grace Blakeley, Economics commentator and Iain Dale, LBC Presenter

Sunday 20 January 2019

  • Dr Liam Fox MP, International Trade Secretary
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Dominic Raab MP, former Brexit Secretary, Hilary Benn MP, Chairman – Brexit Select Committee and Anna Soubry MP, Conservative
  • News review with Miranda Green, Financial Times, Helen Lewis, New Statesman and Tom Swarbrick, LBC Presenter

Sunday 13 January 2019

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party
  • Sir Vince Cable MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Stephen Barclay MP, Brexit Secretary
  • Endellion String Quartet, Orchestra
  • News review with Paul Mason, Journalist and author, Katie Perrior, former Director of Communications for Theresa May, Jane Moore, The Sun columnist

Sunday 6 January, 2019

  • Prime Minister Theresa May MP
  • Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP
  • Mary Queen of Scots' actors Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie and director Josie Rourke
  • Music from Michael Barenboim
  • News review with writer and broadcaster Steve Richards and Daily Mail columnist Sarah Vine

Sunday 16 December 2018

  • Dr Liam Fox MP, International Trade Secretary
  • Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Communities Secretary
  • Chuka Umunna MP, Labour
  • The Kingdom Choir, Singers
  • News review with Jason Groves, Daily Mail’s Political Editor, Anushka Asthana, The Guardian’s Associate Editor, Sophie in 't Veld MEP, Leader of the Democrats 66 in the European Parliament

Sunday 9 December 2018

  • Boris Johnson MP, Former Foreign Secretary
  • Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Shadow Business Secretary
  • Stephen Barclay MP, Brexit Secretary
  • News review with Gina Miller, Businesswoman and campaigner, Gisela Stuart, former Labour MP and Chair of Vote Leave, Tom Swarbrick, LBC Presenter

Sunday 2 December 2018

  • Michael Gove MP, Environment Secretary
  • Most Reverend Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow International Trade Secretary
  • Delia Smith, campaigner and broadcaster
  • Sir Bryn Terfel, Baritone
  • News review with Amanda Platell, Daily Mail, Pippa Crerar, Daily Mirror

Sunday 25 November 2018

  • Jeremy Hunt MP, Foreign Secretary
  • Arlene Foster MLA, Leader of Democratic Unionist Party
  • Richard Burgon MP, Shadow Justice Secretary
  • Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister
  • Björn Ulvaeus, Member of ABBA
  • Damon Albarn, musician
  • News review with Rachel Shabi, Journalist, Andrew Pierce, Journalist, Camilla Tominey, The Telegraph's Associate Editor

Sunday 18 November 2018

  • Dominic Raab MP, Former Brexit Secretary
  • Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • News review with Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, Tom Newton Dunn, The Sun’s Political Editor, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Brexit minister

Sunday 11 November 2018

  • Damian Hinds MP, Education Secretary
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Alexis Ffrench, Pianist
  • Warrant Officer Ralph Brill, trumpeter
  • General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of Defence Staff
  • Danny Boyle, Director
  • News review with Sir Harold Evans, Reuters, Anushka Asthana, The Guardian, Jane Moore, The Sun

Sunday 4 November 2018

  • James Brokenshire MP, Housing, Communities & Local Government Secretary
  • Arron Banks, Co-founder of Leave.EU
  • Nadine Benjamin, Soprano
  • Martin Fitzpatrick, Pianist and Head of Music at the English National Opera
  • Steve McQueen, Film Director
  • Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the UK
  • News review with Tracy Brabin MP, Shadow Minister for Early Years, Julia Hartley-Brewer, TalkRadio and Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Americas specialist, Chatham House

Sunday 28 October 2018

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cellist
  • Isata Kanneh-Mason, Pianist
  • News review with Michelle Dewberry, Businesswoman, Helen Lewis, Associate Editor of the New Statesman, Kamal Ahmed, BBC Economics Editor

Sunday 21 October 2018

  • Dominic Raab MP, Brexit Secretary
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Dame Eileen Atkins, Actor
  • Jonathan Pryce, Actor
  • Nathalie Loiseau, French Europe Minister
  • News review with Tony Connelly, RTE’s Europe Editor, Amanda Platell, Daily Mail, Shakira Martin, NUS President

Sunday 14 October 2018

  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Matt Hancock MP, Health & Social Care Secretary
  • Sir Jackie Stewart, former world champion racing driver
  • Adrienne Warren, Tina Turner the Musical
  • Lord Wolfson, Chief Executive of Next
  • News review with Sarah Vine, Daily Mail columnist, Sian Berry, Co-Leader of The Green Party

Sunday 7 October 2018

  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Brandon Lewis MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Ryan Gosling, Actor and Claire Foy, Actor
  • Inga Beale, Chief Executive, Lloyds of London
  • News review with John Nicolson, talkRADIO presenter, Henry Newman, Director, Open Europe thinktank and Sarah Smith, BBC Scotland Editor

Sunday 30 September 2018

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • Tom Watson MP, Labour Deputy Leader
  • Sir Mark Rylance, Actor
  • News review with Tom Swarbrick, LBC Presenter, Polly Toynbee, The Guardian and Kate McCann, Senior Political Correspondent, Daily Telegraph

Sunday 23 September 2018

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party
  • Dominic Raab MP, Brexit Secretary
  • Joanna Lumley, Actor
  • The Coral, Musicians
  • News review with Laura Parker, National Coordinator, Momentum and Camilla Tominey, Associate Editor, Daily Telegraph

Sunday 16 September 2018

  • Michael Gove MP, Environment Secretary
  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
  • Sir Vince Cable MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Bob Woodward, Author of ‘Fear: Trump in the White House’
  • News review with Rachel Shabi, Journalist and commentator, Sarah Baxter, Deputy Editor, Sunday Times, Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist

Sunday 9 September 2018

  • Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary
  • Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist
  • Edward Lucas, Author and Columnist
  • News review with Gisela Stuart, Chair of Vote Leave 2016, Gina Miller, Businesswoman and campaigner, Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor, The Times.

Sunday 2 September 2018

  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Liam Fox MP, International Secretary
  • David Davis, former Brexit Secretary
  • Jonathan Sacks, Lord Sacks, Chief Rabbi 1991-2013
  • Bennett Wilson Poole, Musicians
  • News review with Julia Hartley-Brewer, talkRADIO host, Faiza Shaheen, Labour candidate and Director of think tank CLASS and Jo Coburn, BBC Presenter

Sunday 22 July 2018

  • Dominic Raab MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Sir John Major, Former Prime Minister
  • Papers reviewed by Alison Phillips, Daily Mirror Editor, and Paul Goodman, Conservative Home Editor

Sunday 15 July 2018

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
  • Alan Bennett, Playwright
  • Papers reviewed by Ayesha Hazarika, comedian, Amanda Platell, Daily Mail Columnist, and Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor

Sunday 8 July 2018

  • Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Snow Patrol, Musicians
  • Barry Davies, Sports Commentator and Presenter
  • Papers reviewed by Cathy Newman, Channel 4 News Presenter, James Forsyth, Spectator Political Editor, Emily Ashton, Buzzfeed Senior Political Correspondent

Sunday 1 July 2018

  • Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England
  • James Brokenshire MP, Housing, Communities & Local Government Secretary
  • George Ezra, Musician
  • Dr Madeleine Albright, Former US Secretary of State
  • Papers reviewed by Martina Navratilova, Former Tennis Champion, Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Shadow Sport Minister and Tim Stanley, Journalist.

Sunday 24 June 2018

  • Jeremy Hunt MP, Health and Social Care Secretary
  • Nia Griffith MP, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Robert Harris, Actor
  • Boris Becker, Former Tennis Champion
  • Papers reviewed by Camilla Tominey, Sunday Express Political Editor and Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian Columnist

Sunday 17 June 2018

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Rupert Everett, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Nick Ferrari, LBC Presenter and Polly Toynbee, The Guardian

Sunday 10 June 2018

  • David Lidington MP, Cabinet Office Minister
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Scotland’s First Minister
  • Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister
  • Papers reviewed by Helen Lewis, the New Statesman, Fraser Nelson, The Spectator, and Kate McCann, The Telegraph

Sunday 3 June 2018

  • Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary
  • Stella Creasy MP, Labour
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer
  • Michelle Keegan, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Jane Moore, The Sun and Kevin Maguire, The Mirror

Sunday 27 May 2018

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Conservative
  • Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Damian Hinds MP, Education Secretary
  • Wilko Johnson, Musician
  • Ben Chaplin and Seana Kerslake, Actors
  • Papers reviewed by Miranda Green, Financial Times and Isabel Oakeshott, Author and Commentator

Sunday 20 May 2018

  • Matt Hancock MP, Culture Secretary
  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow International Trade Secretary
  • General Michael Hayden, Director of the CIA 2006-2009
  • James Bay, Musician
  • Professor Kate Williams, Royal Historian and Catherine Mayer, Biographer and Author
  • Papers reviewed by Sarah Vine, Daily Mail Columnist and Simon Schama, Historian

Sunday 13 May 2018

  • Michael Gove MP, Environment Secretary
  • Simon Coveney TD, Irish Deputy Prime Minister
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Hugh Grant, Actor
  • Alastair Campbell, No.10 Director of Communications 1997-2003
  • Papers reviewed by Chloe Westley, Campaign Manager at TaxPayer Alliance, Ellie Mae O'Hagan, Journalist and Commentator and Camilla Long, Sunday Times Columnist

Sunday 6 May 2018

  • Greg Clark MP, Business Secretary
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Arlene Foster, Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party
  • Papers reviewed by Ayesha Hazarika, Comedian, Kay Burley, Sky News Presenter and Broadcaster and Amanda Platell, Daily Mail Journalist
  • Alfred Molina, Actor
  • Ian Page Mozart, Pianist and Regula Mühlemann, Singer

Sunday 29 April 2018

  • Brandon Lewis MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Sir Vince Cable MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Andrew Gwynne, Shadow Communities Secretary
  • Papers reviewed by Caroline Lucas MP, Co-Leader of The Green Party, Andrew Pierce, Daily Mail Columnist and Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent, BBC
  • Music from The Vaccines
  • Sofia Helin, Actor

Sunday 22 April 2018

  • David Gauke MP, Justice Secretary
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Tom Daley, Athlete
  • Benjamin Zephaniah, Poet and Writer
  • Papers reviewed by Layla Moran MP, Liberal Democrats, Kate Perrior, former Downing Street Adviser and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Nicola Walker, Actor

Sunday 15 April 2018

  • Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Sir Patrick Stewart, Actor & Campaigner
  • Papers reviewed by Rachel Shabi, Journalist & Broadcaster, Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Correspondent, CNN and Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator

Sunday 8 April 2018

  • Chris Wylie, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower
  • Sajid Javid MP, Communities Secretary
  • Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Education Secretary
  • Senator George Mitchell, Peace Envoy
  • Adrian O’Neill, Irish Ambassador to the UK
  • Papers reviewed by Polly Toynbee, The Guardian and Julia Hartley-Brewer, Columnist & talkRadio host
  • Adrian Dunbar, Actor
  • Music from The Wandering Hearts

Sunday 25 March 2018

  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Caroline Lucas MP, Co-Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales
  • Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of The Labour Party
  • Papers reviewed by Carole Cadwalladr, The Observer and Isabel Oakeshott, Journalist & Commentator
  • Mark Gatiss, Actor
  • Reece Shearsmith, Actor
  • Steve Pemberton, Actor
  • Jeremy Dyson, Screenwriter

Sunday 18 March 2018

  • Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Vladimir Chizhov, Russian Ambassador to the EU
  • Baroness Chakrabarti, Labour's Shadow Attorney General
  • Papers reviewed by Owen Jones, Columnist, The Guardian and Jane Moore, The Sun

Sunday 11 March 2018

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Marina Litvinenko, Widow of Alexander Litvinenko
  • Papers reviewed by Anushka Asthana, Political Editor, The Guardian and Amanda Platell, Columnist, Daily Mail
  • David Morrissey, Actor
  • Sir Nicholas Hytner, Director

Sunday 4 March 2018

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland
  • Iain Duncan Smith, Former Conservative Leader
  • Lord Mandelson, Labour
  • Papers reviewed by Helen Lewis, New Statesmen and Iain Dale, LBC Presenter
  • Music from First Aid Kit

Sunday 25 February 2018

  • Liam Fox MP, International Trade Secretary
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary
  • Michael Wolff, Author
  • Matt, Cartoonist
  • Papers reviewed by Katie Perrior,Former Number 10 advisor and June Sarpong, Broadcaster
  • Music from Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cellist

Sunday 18 February 2018

  • Damian Hinds MP, Education Secretary
  • Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Education Secretary
  • Guy Verhofstadt MEP, European Parliament Brexit Representative
  • Luke Harding, Writer
  • Papers reviewed by Joanna Cherry MP, SNP and Camilla Tominey, Political Editor, The Sunday Express
  • Lesley Manville, Actress
  • Jeremy Irons, Actor

Sunday 11 February 2018

  • Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary
  • Henry Bolton, UKIP Leader
  • Anna Soubry MP, Conservative
  • Chuka Umunna MP, Labour
  • Papers reviewed by Ayesha Hazarika, Political Commentator and Julia Hartley-Brewer, Columnist & talkRadio host
  • Music from The Spitfires

Sunday 4 February 2018

  • Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
  • Gerry Adams TD, President of Sinn Féin
  • Sir Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Cllr Claire Kober, Leader of Haringey Borough Council
  • Paper reviewed by Munira Mirza, Commentator & former London Deputy Mayor for Education & Culture and Janine Gibson, Editor-in-Chief, BuzzFeed UK

Sunday 28 January 2018

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • David Lidington MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • Piers Morgan, TV Presenter
  • Papers reviewed by Isabel Oakeshott, Commentator, Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor, The Times and Sonia Sodha, Chief Leader Writer, The Observer
  • Music from Joseph Calleja, Opera Singer

Sunday 21 January 2018

  • Emmanuel Macron, President of France
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Tina Brown, Journalist & Author
  • Papers reviewed by James Cleverly MP, Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party and Katharine Viner, Editor-in-chief, The Guardian

Sunday 14 January 2018

  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Brandon Lewis MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Papers reviewed by Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor, New Statesman and Andrew Pierce, Columnist, Daily Mail
  • Meryl Streep, Actress
  • Tom Hanks, Actor
  • Steven Spielberg, Director

Sunday 07 January 2018

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Health Secretary
  • Papers reviewed by Polly Toynbee, Columnist, The Guardian and Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator
  • Kristen Scott Thomas, Actor
  • Joe Wright, Director
  • Music from Franz Ferdinand

Sunday 17 December

  • David Gauke MP, Secretray of State for Work and Pensions
  • Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Home Secretray
  • Papers reviewed by Rachel Johnson, Journalist, Tim Shipman, Political Editor, Sunday Times and Emma Barnett, Journalist
  • James Norton, Actor
  • Music from BBC Singers

Sunday 10 December

  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Ian Blackford MP, SNP Westminster Leader
  • Papers reviewed by Anushka Asthana, The Guardian, Gina Miller, Businesswoman and Iain Dale, Presenter, LBC
  • Aaron Sorkin, Director & screenwriter
  • Jessica Chastain, Actress

Sunday 3 December

  • Justine Greening MP, Education Secretary
  • Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) of Ireland
  • Alan Milburn, Former Chair of Social Mobility Commission
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Conservative
  • Papers reviewed by Ayesha Hazarika, Columnist and Comedian, Kate Andrews, Institute of Economic Affairs and Nigel Farage MEP, Former UKIP Leader
  • Matt Smith, Actor

  • Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader of Scottish Conservatives
  • Dr John Sentamu, The Archbishop of York
  • Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow International Trade Secretary
  • Papers reviewed by Robert Oxley, Former Conservative and Vote Leave Adviser, Ellie Mae O'Hagan, Writer & Commentator and George Parker, FT Political Editor
  • Benny Andersson, Musician
  • Sir Tim Rice, Lyricist
  • Jools Holland and Jose Feliciano

Sunday 19 November

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Papers reviewed by Caroline Lucas MP, Co-Leader, The Green Party, Allister Heath, Editor, Sunday Telegraph and Lucy Fisher, Senior Political Correspondent, The Times
  • Martin Freeman, Actor
  • Tamsin Greig, Actress

Sunday 12 November

  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
  • Michael Gove, Enviroment Secretary
  • Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Sir James Dyson, Businessman
  • Tim Parker, Chairman, The National Trust
  • Papers reviewed by Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, James Landale, BBC Diplomatic Correspondent and Camilla Tominey, Political Editor, Sunday Express
  • Music by Duncan Rock, Singer
  • Annette Bening, Actor
  • Jamie Bell, Actor

Sunday 5 November

  • Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
  • Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
  • Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Secretary for Women & Equalities
  • Papers reviewd by Kate Hoey MP, Labour, Anna Soubry MP, Conservative and Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor – The Times
  • Olivia Colman, Actress
  • Michelle Pfeiffer, Actress

Sunday 29 October

  • Jeremy Hunt MP, Health Secretary
  • Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Sir Antony Beevor, Historian
  • Papers reviewed by Owen Jones, The Guardian and Isabel Oakeshott, Political Commentator
  • Music from Jason Isbell

Sunday 22 October

  • Sajid Javid MP, Communities Secretary
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Alfonso Dastis, Spanish Foreign Minister
  • Papers reviewed by Chuka Umunna MP, Labour, Theresa Villers MP, Conservative and Jane Moore (Columnist from The Sun)
  • Andrew Garfield, Actor

Sunday 15th October

  • Hillary Clinton, Former President Candidate & First Lady of the USA
  • Chris Grayling MP, Conservative (Secretary of State for Transport)
  • John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor
  • Papers reviewed by Anushka Asthana, The Guardian, Richard Tice, Co-Chair of Leave Means Leave and Sir Craig Oliver, former Director of Comms for Prime Minister David Cameron

Sunday 8th October

  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland and Leader, SNP
  • Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader, Scottish Conservatives
  • Anne-Marie Duff, Actor
  • Kenneth Cranham, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by David Torrance , Journalist, Lesley Riddoch, The Scotsman and Ayesha Hazarika, Political Commentator

Sunday 01 October

  • Theresa May, Prime Minister
  • Jon Lansman, Founder, Momentum
  • Mona Juul, Norweigan Ambassador to the UK
  • Toby Stephens, actor
  • Papers reviewed by Polly Toynbee, The Guardian and Iain Dale, LBC

Sunday 24 September

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of The Labour Party
  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting The EU
  • Nick Clegg, former Leader of the Liberal Democrats/Deputy Prime Minister
  • Papers reviewed by Isabel Hardman, The Spectator and Rachel Shabi, Journalist & Commentator

Sunday 17 September

  • Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
  • Sir Vince Cable, Leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Amanda Platell, Daily Mail, Frances O’Grady, General Secretary TUC and Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor
  • Music from Michael Fabiano

Sunday 10 September

  • Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General NATO
  • Sir Michael Fallon MP, Defence Secretary
  • Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister
  • Conor McPherson, Director
  • Papers reviewed by Katya Adler, BBC Europe Editorm, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Talk Radio and Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor, The New Statesman
  • Music from the cast of Girl From The North Country

Sunday 3 September

  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Sir Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Bertie Carvel, Actor
  • James Graham, Playwright
  • Papers reviewed by Kemi Badenoch MP, Caroline Flint MP and Bridget Kendall
  • Music from Emma Hatton - Evita

Sunday 23 July

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party
  • Dr Liam Fox MP, International Trade Secretary
  • Lord Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
  • Ethan Hawke, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Anna Soubry MP, Conservative, Gisela Stuart, former Labour MP and Chair of Vote Leave and Toby Young, The Spectator
  • Music from Audra McDonald, Actress and singer

Sunday 16 July

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • Daniel Barenboim, Conductor and Pianist
  • Papers reviewed by Jane Moore, The Sun, Ayesha Hazarika, Former Labour Adviser and Iain Duncan Smith MP, Conservative
  • Music from Lisa Friend and the Brodsky Quartet

Sunday 9 July

  • David Lidington MP, Secretary of State for Justice
  • Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education
  • Vince Cable MP, Liberal Democrat
  • Stockard Channing, Actress
  • Papers reviewed by Stephen Bush, Special Correspondent, New Statesman, Sarah Baxter, The Sunday Times and Iain Martin, The Times
  • Music from The Lumineers

Sunday 2 July

  • Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health
  • Stella Creasy MP, Labour
  • Papers reviewed by Naomi Klein, Tim Stanley and Heidi Allen MP
  • Julian Fellowes, Writer

Sunday 25 June

  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Debbie Abrahams MP, Shadow Secretary for Work and Pensions
  • Andrew Scott, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Commentator, Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator and Henry Blofeld, Cricket Commentator

Sunday 18 June

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU
  • Papers reviewed by Iain Dale, Victoria Derbyshire and Faiza Shaheen
  • Pilgrim Tucker
  • Randa El-Daouk

Sunday 11 June

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Labour Party Leader
  • Sir Michael Fallon MP, Defence Secretary
  • Lord Heseltine, former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Sophia in't Veld MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Papers reviewed by George Osborne, Editor, Evening Standard, Polly Toynbee, Guardian columnist and Toby Young, The Spectator

Sunday 4 June

  • David Davis, Brexit Secretary
  • Emily Thornberry, Shadow Foreign Secretary

Sunday 28 May

  • Amber Rudd, Home Secretary
  • Diane Abbott, Shadow Home Secretary
  • Caroline Lucas, Joint Leader Green Party
  • Leanne Wood, Leader Plaid Cymru
  • Papers reviewed by Sir Craig Oliver, Jacqui Smith and Jon Sopel
  • Music from Rowetta and the Manchester Camerata

Sunday 21 May

  • Paul Nuttall MEP, UKIP leader
  • Damian Green, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • John McDonnell. Shadow Chancellor
  • Brendan Cox
  • Papers reviewed by Paul Mason, journalist and commentator, Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist and Miranda Green, journalist and commentator

Sunday 14 May

  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Sir Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Emily Thornberry, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Papers reviewed by Sarah Smith, BBC Scotland Editor, Andrew Rawnsley, The Observer and Jane Moore, The Sun

Sunday 7 May

  • Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, Conservatives
  • John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor
  • John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • Papers reviewed by Tim Montgomerie, Ayesha Hazarika and Jim Waterson
  • NMusic from Rag 'n' Bone Man

Sunday 30 April

  • Theresa May MP, Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister
  • Tim Farron MP, Leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Damian Lewis, actor
  • Papers reviewed by Rachel Johnson, Commentator and columnist, Owen Jones, The Guardian and Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator

Sunday 23 April

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader, Labour Party
  • Leanne Wood AM, Leader, Plaid Cymru
  • Paul Nuttall MEP, Leader, UKIP
  • Sir Ray Davies, Musician
  • Papers reviewed by Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor, Daily Mirror, Sarah Sands, Editor, Evening Standard and Benedicte Paviot, France 24

Sunday 9 April

  • Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Alex Salmond MP, SNP Spokesman on Foreign Affairs
  • Jim Broadbent, Actor
  • Papers reveiwed by Sir Peter Westmacott, Former UK Ambassador to the US, Philip Collins, The Times and Julia Hartley-Brewer, Journalist
  • Music from The Coldstream Guards

Sunday 2 April

  • Sir Michael Fallon MP, Defence Secretary
  • Ed Miliband MP, Labour
  • Caroline Lucas MP and Jonathan Bartley, Co-Leaders, Green Party
  • Ian Hislop, Editor, Private Eye
  • Papers reviewed by Miriam Gonzalez, International Lawyer, Esther McVey, Conservative and Matt Chorley, The Times
  • Music by Alejandro Escovedo

Sunday 26 March

  • Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Conservative
  • Papers reviewed by Trevor Kavanagh, The Sun, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Sarah Baxter, The Sunday Times
  • David Tennant, Actor
  • Kyung Wha Chung, Violinist

Sunday 19 March

  • Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives
  • Mark Thompson, CEO, New York Times
  • Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister
  • Griff Rhys Jones, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Amanda Platell, Daily Mail, Michael Crick, Channel 4 News and Ruth Wishart, Scottish Journalist and Broadcaster
  • Music from Madness

Sunday 12 March

  • David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Crispin Blunt MP, Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Gerry Adams, Leader, Sinn Féin
  • Papers reviewed by Owen Jones, The Guardian and Jane Moor, The Sunday Times.
  • Thandie Newton, Actor
  • Music by Emeli Sandé

Sunday 05 March

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Paul Nuttall MEP, UKIP Leader
  • Papers reveiwed by Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor, Helen Lewis, New Statesman and Stephanie Flanders, JP Morgan
  • Music from Alison Krauss

Sunday 26 February

  • Sir Patrick McLoughlin MP, Conservative Party Chairman
  • Baroness Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General
  • Peter Whittle AM, UKIP Deputy Leader
  • Hugh Jackman, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Gina Miller, Businesswoman and Campaigner, Tim Montgomerie, Journalist and Paul Mason, Journalist
  • Music from Marc Almond

Sunday 19 February

  • Liz Truss MP, Justice Secretary
  • Lord Mandelson, Labour
  • Gary Kasparov, Chairman of Human Rights Foundation and Russian pro-democracy leader
  • Tom Hollander, actor
  • Papers reviewed by Douglas Carswell MP, UKIP, Caroline Flint MP, Labour and Tim Shipman, Political Editor, The Sunday Times
  • Music from Chuck Prophet

Sunday 12 February

  • David Lidington MP, Leader of the House of Commons
  • Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
  • John Adams, Composer
  • Papers reviewed by Laura Perrins, The Conservative Woman, Rachel Shabi, Journalist and David Aaronovitch, Columnist, The Times
  • Music from Chrissie Hynde, The Pretenders

Sunday 5 February

  • Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Frank Gardner, BBC Security Correspondent
  • Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Metropolitan Police Commissioner
  • Papers reviewed by Anna Soubry MP, Conservative, Suzanne Evans, Deputy Chairman, UKIP and George Parker, Political Editor of FT
  • Music by Tift Merritt

Sunday 29 January

  • David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary of State to the Treasury
  • Tim Farron MP, Leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Harriet Harman MP, Labour
  • Matthew McConaughey, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Sir Christopher Meyer, Former UK Ambassador to the US, Yanis Varoufakis, Former Greek Finance Ministe and Amanda Platell, Columnist, Daily Mail

Sunday 22 January

  • Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Nick Clegg MP, Exiting the EU Spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats
  • Papers reviewed by Piers Morgan, TV Presenter and Journalist and Anushka Asthana, The Guardian
  • Joyce DiDonato – opera star

Sunday 15 January

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party
  • James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • Timothy Spall, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Ayesha Hazarika, Esther McVey and Paul Waugh

Sunday 8 January

  • Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
  • Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • Ken Clarke MP, Conservative
  • Joanna Scanlan, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Julia Hartley-Brewer, Broadcaster, Sir Craig Oliver, Former Director of Communications for David Cameron and Steve Richards, Journalist and Broadcaster

Sunday 18 December

  • George Osborne MP, Conservative
  • Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Peter Capaldi, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Angela Eagle MP, Labour, John Nicolson MP, SNP and Suzanne Evans, UKIP
  • Music from BBC Choir

Sunday 11 December

  • Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • Fabian Picardo, Chief Minister of Gibraltar
  • Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams, Actors
  • Papers reveiwed by Tim Montgomerie, The Times, Owen Jones, The Guardian and Sarah Baxter, Sunday Times
  • Music from Kate Rusby

Sunday 4 December

  • Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
  • Paul Nuttall MEP, UKIP Leader
  • Papers reviewed by Anushka Asthana, The Guardian, Christina Lamb, Sunday Times and Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday

Sunday 27 November

  • Michael Gove MP, Conservative
  • Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • Stephen Dorrell, Chair of NHS Federation
  • Ed Harris, Actor
  • Papers reviewed by Miranda Green, Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator and Paul Mason
  • Music by Jools Holland

Sunday 20 November

  • Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Michael Stipe and Mike Mills, Musicians
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General, CBI, John Longworth, Leave Means Leave and Jane Moore, The Sun

Sunday 13 November

  • Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of Defence Staff
  • Crispin Blunt MP, Chair, Foreign Affairs Select Committee
  • Marine Le Pen MEP, Leader, Front National
  • Peter Morgan & Claire Foy, Actors on The Crown
  • Papers reviewed by Christiane Amanpour, CNN, General Richard Dannatt and Richard Tice, Leave Means Leave
  • Music from BBC Concert Orchestra

Sunday 6 November

Sunday 30 October

Sunday 23 October

Sunday 16 October

Sunday 9 October

Sunday 2 October

Sunday 25 September

Sunday 18 September

Sunday 11 September

Sunday 4 September

Sunday 24 July

Sunday 17 July

Sunday 10 July

Sunday 3rd July

Sunday 26th June

Sunday 19th June

Sunday 12th June

Sunday 5th June

Sunday 29th May

Sunday 22nd May

Sunday 15th May

Sunday 8th May

Sunday 1st May

Sunday 24th April

Sunday 17th April

Sunday 10th April

Sunday 3rd April

Sunday 20th March

Sunday 13th March

Sunday 6th March

Sunday 28th February

Sunday 21st February

Sunday 14th February

Sunday 7th February

Sunday 31 January

Sunday 24 January

Sunday 17 January

Sunday 10 January

Sunday 20 December

Sunday 13 December

Sunday 06 December

Sunday 29th November

Sunday 22nd November

Sunday 15th September

Sunday 8th November

Sunday 1st November

Sunday 25th October

Sunday 18th October

Sunday 11th October

Sunday 4th October

Sunday 27th September

Sunday 20th September

Sunday 13th September

Sunday 6th September

Sunday 26th July

Sunday 19th July

Sunday 12th July

Sunday 5th July

Sunday 28th June

Sunday 21st June

Sunday 14th June

Sunday 7th June

Sunday 31st May

Sunday 24th May

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 10th May 2015

Sunday 3rd May 2015

Sunday 26th April 2015

Sunday 19th April 2015

Sunday 12th April 2015

Sunday 29th March 2015

Sunday 22nd March 2015

Sunday 15th March 2015

Sunday 8th March 2015

Sunday 1st March 2015

Sunday 22nd February 2015

Sunday 15th February 2015

Sunday 8th February 2015

Sunday 1st February 2015

Sunday 25th January 2015

Sunday 18th January 2015

Sunday 11th January 2015

Sunday 4th January 2015

Sunday 21st December 2014

Sunday 14th December 2014

Sunday 7th December 2014

Sunday 30th November 2014

Sunday 23rd November 2014

Sunday 16th November 2014

Sunday 9th November 2014

Sunday 2nd November 2014

Sunday 26th October 2014

Sunday 19th October 2014

Sunday12th October 2014

Sunday 5th October 2014

Sunday 28th September 2014

Sunday 21st September 2014

Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunday 7th September 2014

Sunday 27th July 2014

Sunday 20th July 2014

Sunday 13th July 2014

Sunday 6th July 2014

Sunday 29th June 2014

Sunday 22nd June 2014

Sunday 15th June 2014

Sunday 8th June 201

Sunday 1st June 2014

Sunday 25th May 2014

Sunday 18th May 2014

Sunday 11th May 2014

Sunday 4th May 2014

Sunday 27th April 2014

Sunday 6th April 2014

Sunday 30th March 2014

Sunday 23rd March 2014

Sunday 16th March 2014

Sunday 9th March 2014

Sunday 2nd March 2014

Sunday 23rd February 2014

Sunday 16th February 2014

Sunday 9th February 2014

Sunday 2nd February 2014

Sunday 26th January 2014

Sunday 19th January 2014

Sunday 12th January 2014

Sunday 5th January 2014

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Sunday 22nd December 2013

Sunday 15th December 2013

Sunday 8th December 2013

Sunday 1st December 2013

Sunday 24th November 2013

Sunday 17th November 2013

Sunday 10th November 2013

Sunday 3rd November 2013

Sunday 27th October 2013

Sunday 20th October 2013

Sunday 13th October 2013

Sunday 6th October 2013

Sunday 29th September 2013

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Sunday 16th 2013

Sunday 9th June 2013

Sunday 2nd June 2013

Sunday 26th May 2013

Sunday 19th May 2013

Sunday 12th May 2013

Sunday 5th May 2013

Sunday 28th April 2013

Sunday 21st April 2013

NO SHOW

Sunday 14th April 2013

Sunday 7th April 2013

Sunday 31st March 2013

NO SHOW

Sunday 24th March 2013

Sunday 17th March 2013

Sunday 10th March 2013

Sunday 3 March 2013

Sunday 24th February 2013

Sunday 17th February 2013

Sunday 10th February 2013

Sunday 3rd February 2013

Sunday 27th January 2013

Sunday 20th January 2013

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Sunday 6th January 2013

Sunday 16th December 2012

Sunday 9th December 2012

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Sunday 25th November 2012

Sunday 18th November 2012

Sunday 11th November 2012

Sunday 4th November 2012

Sunday 28th October 2012

Sunday 21st October 2012

Sunday 14th October 2012

Sunday 7th October 2012

Sunday 29th September 2012

Sunday 23rd September 2012

Sunday 16th September 2012

Sunday 9th September 2012

Sunday 2nd September 2012

Sunday 21st July 2012

Sunday 15th July 2012

Sunday 8th July 2012

Sunday 1st July 2012

Sunday 24th June 2012

Sunday 17th June 2012

Sunday 10th June 2012

Sunday 3rd June 2012

Sunday 27th May 2012

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Steffen Kampeter, Deputy German Finance Minister
  • Tracey Emin, Artist
  • Sir Tom Jones, Singer
  • Newspapers reviewed by Sir Harry Evans, former editor of Sunday Times and Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist

Sunday 20th May 2012

Sunday 13th May 2012

Sunday 6th May 2012

Sunday 29th April 2012

  • David Cameron, Prime Minister
  • Eve Best, actress
  • Robert Hollingworth, musical director
  • Newspapers reviewed by Labour peer Helena Kennedy and Guardian's chief political correspondent, Nick Watt

Sunday 22nd April 2012

No programme

Sunday 15th April 2012

Sunday 8th April 2012

Sunday 1st April 2012

Sunday 25th March 2012

Sunday 18th March 2012

Sunday 11th March 2012

Sunday 4th March 2012

Sunday 26th February 2012

Sunday 19th February 2012

Sunday 12th February 2012

Sunday 5th February 2012

Sunday 29th January 2012

Sunday 22nd January 2012

Sunday 15th January 2012

Sunday 8th January 2012

Guests appearing on the show from 2005-2011