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This Week's Guests: 2017

Here's where to find out the names of the guests - and their videos - from This Week throughout the year.

May 25, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson

Guests: TBC

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

May 18, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Ed Balls with Natalie Bennett and Polly Mackenzie

Guests: James Delingpole, Miranda Green and Doc Brown

Welcome to This Week (Twin Peaks style)

Evening all, welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

What does Theresa May vision look like?

James Delingpole reads from the Tory manifesto

Ed Balls on the Labour manifesto

Taking a crystal ball to election campaign

Natalie Bennett on election campaign

Polly Mackenzie on election campaign

Young people engaged with election campaign?

Goodnight from Ed Balls playing bingo

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

May 11, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Liz Kendall

Guests: Douglas Murray, Kevin Maguire and David Baddiel

We need some better guests, says Choo Choo

Evening all, welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

Murray talks immigration 'catastrophe'

Maguire's round-up of a girl and boy week

Murray talks immigration 'catastrophe'

Why are you grinning like a Cheshire cat?

Talking Brexit and trade deals

This is what our country looks like: When did we vote for this?

Baddiel: Come and tuck me in

Nighty night, don't let Mr and Mrs May bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

May 4, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo, Lisa Nandy and Miranda Green

Guests: Lionel Barber, Adrian Chiles and Simon Evans

Lionel Barber - making a meal of the political week

Chiles goes in to the ring for a political ding dong

Comedian Simon Evans talks confrontation

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

April 27, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo, Alan Johnson, Sian Berry and John Nicolson

Guests: Giles Fraser, Helen Lewis and Dustin Lance Black

Someone sink this boat!

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

Corbyn 'ordinary bloke for ordinary people'

Michael Portillo on Jeremy Corbyn

Alan Johnson on Jeremy Corbyn

Giles Fraser on Jeremy Corbyn

Going overboard in the political world

Berry and Nicolson on general election

Michael Portillo on Theresa May

Alan Johnson on election timing and Brexit

What happens if Labour does not win election?

'A little drunk on own successes in LGBT community'

Nighty Nighty don't let our #manontheleft bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

April 20, 2017

On the sofas: Chuka Umunna, Ann Widdecombe, Miranda Green and Suzanne Evans

Guests: Gina Miller, Gyles Brandreth and Big Narstie

ChooChoo channels Brenda from Bristol

The countdown is on!

Evening all, welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

'Vote for the one who stands on principle'

What is a 'soft Brexit'?

"I love that you know what is in my mind" says Gina Miller

Have you turned tinkering in the democratic process into a rich woman's hobby?

Who's who in Brandreth's review of the week?

Who is the loveliest of them all?

Why are you 24 points behind in the polls?

What is the real reason she has called an election?

What is the real reason she has called an election?

Beginning of the end for UKIP?

What would a Lib Dem recovery look like?

When Big Narstie met Big-A

Nighty night, don't let the voters bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

April 6 and April 13, 2017

No programmes - Parliament in recess (back on 20th)

March 30, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Liz Kendall with Suzanne Evans and John Nicolson

Guests: Alastair Campbell, John Pienaar and Daisy Lowe

Britain, Britain, Britain, why would you ever want to leave the EU?

Evening all, welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

FILM: May 'does not have united cabinet on Brexit'

Three questions from Campbell

FILM: Game On! A review of the political week

Can Brexit be stopped?

Here's Suzy and Johnny!

Brexit not top of their agenda?

Goodnight from This Week

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

March 23, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo, and Alan Johnson

Guests: Jonathan Russell, Quentin Letts and Simon Callow

Moments of the week

Andrew Neil : Yes, you have the power to hurt us.

'Likely to see more attacks in France and UK'

Letts: Normal service will be resumed

Why are police in Parliament not armed?

Johnson: There are very few 'lone wolves'

Praise for May, Corbyn and Livingstone

Simon Callow talks resilience

Simon Callow with London Pride

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

March 16, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo, Liz Kendall and John Nicolson

Guests: Agnes Poirier, Andrew Rawnsley and Kate Williams

Allo Allo!

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

Brits scared of far-right European politicians?

Liz Kendall on French politics

Michael Portillo on Brexit and Trump

Rawnsley's round up of a choppy political week

Here's Johnny!

Stop hectoring me, stop hectoring!

Talking about a future Scottish currency

Talking nostalgia with Kate Williams

Nighty night don't let BoJo's raw sexual magnetism bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

March 9, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Lisa Nandy

Guests: David Starkey, Richard Madeley and Lily Cole

A world where nothing is private? Welcome to TW

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

What should happen to the House of Lords?

Does the Lords need a Portillo and Starkey?

"I certainly don't want to blame the media" says Michael Portillo

Starkey: PM should not stop at Article 50

Madeley's cut above the political week

Madeley recalling the chancellor at school

Lily Cole on child refugees

Nighty night, don't let the PM's demonic laugh bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

March 2, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo, Alex Salmond and Liz Kendall

Guests: James Rubin, Kevin Maguire and David Rodigan

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

'White House should be stopping Putin'

Maguire takes a gamble on political week

Rodigan explains 'soundclash'

Salmond on Brexit vote and future of EU citizens in UK

A second Scottish referendum?

Did you enjoy our bedtime story?

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

February 23, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson and Miranda Green

Guests: Ann Widdecombe, Emma Barnett and Milton Jones

By-election coverage guests: Barry Gardiner, Matt Hancock, Kath Pinnock and David Kurten

Evening all, welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

Ann Widdecombe offers her advice for Conservatives to stay in power

Emma Barnett rounds up the political week

Dabbing with Andrew Neil

Boris Johnson 'stole my act'

What's the name of Tory candidate in Stoke?

Labour MP Cat Smith on by-elections

Stoke Central declaration

New Stoke Central MP speaks after result

First interview with new MP for Stoke Central

Paul Nuttall on Stoke Central by-election result

Copeland declaration

New Copeland MP speaks after result

The new MP for Copeland in Cumbria speaks to Andrew Neil

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

February 16, 2017

No programme - Parliament in recess (back on 23rd)

February 9, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Liz Kendall

Guests: Liam Halligan, Andy Parsons and Matt Forde

Opening the programme with Big John

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Liz, Michael's and Andrew's moments of the week

Housing white paper 'not up to the job'

Michael Portillo on 'urgency' of building houses quickly

Liz Kendall on housing white paper

Rejoice! Rejoice! Together, we made it happen #PrayForDiane

Liz Kendall on Labour leadership

There was a lot of animosity around including to your good self

Nighty night, don't let the rabid seagulls bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

February 2, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Harriet Harman

Guests: Derek Hatton, Adam Boulton and Rory Bremner

Our presidential appeal of the week

Moments of the week

Hatton: Corbyn 'got it wrong' on Article 50 vote

Boutlon's Escape to Brexit

Rory Bremner talks statesmanship

"Can you bring us any word - to a worried nation"

Nighty night, don't let the Brexit bug bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

January 26, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson an John Nicolson

Guests: Ted Malloch, Isabel Hardman and Bridget Christie

Would you choose This Week?

Evening all and welcome to This Week

Moments of the week

Malloch: No more 'free rides' on US defence budget

Isabel Hardman's cool review of the political week

Bridget Christie: There are good lies and bad lies

Don't worry Jezza: The future is bright

Getting chilly in the TW studio!

Goodbye to the #bbctw ice sculpture

Nighty night, don't let Dutch humour bite says

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

January 19, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Jess Phillips with John Nicolson

Guests: Radoslaw Sikorsi, Quentin Letts and Anthony Seldon

Sikorski: UK farmers to compete with Texan farmers

Letts cleans up on the week's politics

Seldon: Who deserves respect these days?

So what's the deal with watching #bbctw?

Moments of the week

Slightly disconcerting the new chairman of the BBC speaks about us in the past tense.

When will the third referendum be?

'Obviously I'm a bit younger than other people here'

Nighty night, don't let the 45th President of the United States bite

Full programme for UK viewers (for 12 months)

January 12, 2017

On the sofas: Michael Portillo and Chris Leslie

Guests: Dr Saleyha Ahsan, Miranda Green and Paul McKenna

We're heading to a car crash as Andrew brings on TW bangers

Evenin all, welcome to This Week

Dr Saleyha Ahsan: Red Cross description on NHS 'proportionate'

Miranda Green: Crisis? What crisis in this political week?

Can McKenna cheer up our #sadmanonatrain?

Michael Portillo asked about Brexit

Nighty night, don't let the fake news haters bite

Chris Leslie on Corbyn leadership

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