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Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.
 
Politics, locked down. From the producers of Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs), The Bunker is fearless, independent political talk for Britain and beyond. We examine the big issues with humour and expertise, cutting through the claptrap to make sense of what’s really going on – and give you the fighting spirit to keep on keeping on. Our full-panel roundtable podcast goes out every Tuesday, with shorter Bunker Daily editions on a single subject or interview on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs ...
 
The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the big stories they've been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.
 
Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
The Number 10 Podcast chronicles the life and times of British Prime Ministers and important political events that have lead us to where we are now. With regular fortnightly historical episodes, group discussions, topical debates and interviews; you need look no further for your regular political fix, or to learn something new.
 
How can we make government work more effectively? What are Brexit and the current political tumult doing to our institutions? Is Britain's Constitution able to withstand the strains of 21st Century social, political and technical change? What needs to change in our system of government – and how can we change it? Find out in the weekly podcast from Britain’s leading governmental think tank, where we analyse the latest events in politics and explain what they mean. Every week on INSIDE BRIEFI ...
 
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Relations between Britain and the rest of Europe thawed this week, after the EU had threatened an export ban on vaccines. Will the UK have enough jabs to complete its second round of doses? And what does it say about broader post-Brexit UK-EU relations? Plus, we discuss the row over Union Jacks and whether more overt signs of patriotism are becomin…
 
Fife based musician KarmaSurround chats with James E in this extended interview from the James E Saturday Show. You can catch KarmaSurround's music at soundcloud.com/karmasurround and buy the latest album from karmasurround.bandcamp.com Indylive.radio supports new Scottish music. If you would like to have your music considered for play on the James…
 
The relationship between a failing business and a former prime minister, lobbying in British politics, the rules that guide both ministers and civil servants, and the wider state of standards in public life. Along with former prime minister David Cameron, the Greensill saga has now dragged a growing list of former and current government ministers a…
 
From runways at Heathrow to leaving the EU, the Government dislikes its decisions being challenged in court. Now it’s putting Judicial Review itself under the spotlight. A new IfG report asks if that’s a wise course of action. Plus, are COVID passports really our Get Out Of Corona Jail card? Will they even work? And will they be using them in Parli…
 
This week, Steve Anglesey is joined by veteran pollster Peter Kellner and Guardian columnist Steve Richards to discuss the latest Greensill developments and battleground seats in the upcoming local elections. Plus, Steve inducts a political heavyweight into the Hall of Shame. Produced by Adrian Zorzut. Enjoyed this episode? Please review us through…
 
As the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, tries to cling on to power, Jonathan Freedland and Alexis Grenell discuss why the state with one of the most liberal cities in the world has failed to match its politics with modern society. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Northern Ireland descends into violence and it seems that Boris Johnson just doesn’t care. We ask Belfast-based political journalist Amanda Ferguson how much of the rioting is down to Brexit, or are the causes deeper? And does the border in the Irish Sea put us on course for worse troubles? Plus: Does public indifference over the death of Prince Ph…
 
What’s behind Boris’s plan for a green bonanza? (01:10) Can the West challenge China in the tech arms race? (14:50) Can the British handle grief? (24:05) With Katy Balls, The Spectator’s deputy political editor; Rachel Wolf, a partner at Public First at co-author of the 2019 Conservative manifesto; author and journalist Ian Williams; politician and…
 
The whole topic of Wellbeing Economics is hugely important now for Scotland and for the independent country we aspire to become. In this programme, Shona Robison MSP and Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp from Believe in Scotland share their thoughts and answer questions from the audience at an event organised by SNP Sidlaw. Measuring the success of your countr…
 
Manifestos for the Holyrood election begin to be released, and parties hit the streets. The team discuss what we know so far about the promises pledged to the electorate, as well as what impact the resumption of door-to-door campaigning and canvassing will have for parties ahead of further restriction easing in Scotland on Friday. Will we see three…
 
The Holyrood election campaign is nearly at the half way mark and today,Thursday, saw the launch of the SNP manifesto. We give our immediate reaction to the headline proposals. STV hosted the second leaders debate and it was a very different affair to last week's BBC effort. Who were the winners and losers? Ciaran Martin,now of Oxford University, w…
 
Just a quick reminder about tonight's live show and what we'll be doing...including the lessons from the contrasting careers of David Cameron and Shirley Williams, live questions and unreliable predictions.. Tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/words/steve-richards-presents-rock-n-roll-politics-1504/…
 
What kind of person crashes a £3.6bn business, shattering the life savings of 400,000 people? When Britain’s most famous fund manager Neil Woodford went down in flames in 2019 it was a personal humiliation for a “rock star investor” that the City thought was infallible. Owen Walker, the FT’s European Banking Correspondent and author of Built On A L…
 
Jessica Elgot and Martin Kettle run through the week’s biggest stories, including the growing Greensill scandal. Rory Carroll and Naomi Long discuss what’s happening in Northern Ireland. Plus, Aubrey Allegretti previews that all-important byelection in Hartlepool. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
The English public school is one of the country’s strangest and often most sinister institutions. James Scudamore, author of the moving and gripping novel of memory, friendship and abuse English Monsters, talks to Arthur Snell about his own experience with the mad and petty regime of the English boarding school. How did this culture spread the “pro…
 
Sir Anthony Seldon, historian and author, joins Christopher Hope to talk about the office of Prime Minister, how the world will still be talking about Boris Johnson in 100 years time, and why former PMs should be very careful how they spend their time after office (looking at no-one in particular, of course). Also on the show, Tobias Ellwood MP tel…
 
A vaccine gets paused over rare blood clots. Fergus dives into the studio (and dives out of his local indoor pool) to explain what’s going on with the Johnson & Johnson jab. And Adam chats to James May about driving tests, driving programmes and driving out Covid-19! Today’s Newscast was made by Sam Bonham with Danny Wittenberg and Ben Cooper. The …
 
This is the audio only version of Jon Gaunt's Facebook Live and Youtube TV show from Monday April 12, 2021. Jon Gaunt asks, "Have you had a pint outside yet?" Should Boris speed up the opening of Hospitality? How busy was your town? Your reflections on the death of Prince Philip. Special guest Rick Cressman from Nailcote Hall. Jon's TV show is on M…
 
The pubs are back! Can the Great British Public drink the county back to economic health? Plus, did the deeply strange Prince Philip memorial weekend give us any pointers to the future fate of the Monarchy? Should we give up hoping for ‘normal’ politics to come back? And why shouldn’t there be a black James Bond? “AstraZeneca? I’d have taken a Nort…
 
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