Unusually, broadcast from Manchester from where the results of the Labour deputy leadership results will be announced. Andrew Marr talks to the outgoing deputy leader, John Prescott MP, Kenneth Clarke MP and Lord Kinnock to discuss the Blair years and his legacy. Polly Tonybee and Matthew Parris review the Sunday papers. The show also features an interview with Sir Ian McKellen about his life treading the boards, TV, Films and Coronation Street. Carl Davis plays film theme tunes on the piano to see the show out.
Most of the programme was broadcast from Downing Street as Andrew Marr interviewed the new Prime minister Gordon Brown MP about the current security situation and his hopes and aspirations for the future. Peter Sissons introduced the programme with a review of the Sunday papers and interviewed George Osborne MP.
The programme started with Andrew reviewing the Sunday papers with Andrew Neil and Sheila Hancock. Next followed an interview with Harold Pinter about his life and work followed by Andrew interviewing Alastair Campbell, the former press officer to Tony Blair, about the imminent release of his new book. The remainder of the programme featured an extended interview with David Cameron, leader of the Opporsition, about Tory policy and life during the first ten days of the new Gordon Brown government.
In this weeks programme Andrew reviewed the Sunday papers with Maureen Lipman and Amanda Platell. Andrew discussed with Lord Ashdown the publication of his report this week. Rory Bremner, in all is voices, gave his comic take on this weeks' events. However, the bulk of the programme was devoted to the first public interview with the new Foreign Secretary, David Miliband MP.