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Prescott: The North/South Divide, BBC2 | reviews, news & interviews

Prescott: The North/South Divide, BBC2

Prescott: The North/South Divide, BBC2

The return of the big fella and his lovely lady wife

Is John Prescott’s post-political TV career a form of atonement, a retirement gift to his lovely wife Pauline and a chance for her to share centre-stage in place of the diary secretary? Whatever the reason, Pauline Prescott has taken to the limelight like an MP to expenses, benignly batting her mascara-crusted eyelashes as the couple take another of their Jag-chauffeured tours, a faintly ludicrous Old Labour twist on King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visiting East End Blitz victims.

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