Episode one of the first series of the BBC Radio 4 comedy, 'Mark Thomas: The Manifesto', recorded with participation from a studio audience. Originally broadcast on 25 June 2009. Comedian and activist Mark Thomas creates a People's Manifesto, taking suggestions from his studio audience and then getting them to vote for the best. The ideas up for the vote in this episode are: holding a public referendum before going to war next time; bringing back The Witch's Hat to kids' playgrounds; and reforming the role of Whips in The House of Commons and Lords. Download and start listening now!