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Radio: People’s manifesto

by Edward Wickham

I WRITE this on another dreary Monday morning; one in a suc­cession of dreary mornings in a seemingly endless winter. How much better it would be if — as in days of yore — we could arbitrarily declare a Saint’s day, pull the duvet back over our head, and go back to sleep.

This was just one of the fantasies conjured up by the audience in Mark Thomas: The manifesto (Radio 4, Thursday of last week), a comedy show where people are invited to propose radical policies ...

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