10 episodes

In his 20 years as an MP, Tom Watson got to meet some of the most fascinating and creative people in the world - but often only for about five minutes. Now though, Persons of Interest gives him the chance to spend a little more time with them to find out what really makes them tick.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.8 • 109 Ratings

In his 20 years as an MP, Tom Watson got to meet some of the most fascinating and creative people in the world - but often only for about five minutes. Now though, Persons of Interest gives him the chance to spend a little more time with them to find out what really makes them tick.

    Persons of Interest: Isabel Hardman

    Persons of Interest: Isabel Hardman

    Tom talks to Isabel Hardman, deputy political editor of The Spectator about mental health, motherhood, cycling and orchids.
     
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    • 36 min
    Persons of Interest: Ned Palmer

    Persons of Interest: Ned Palmer

    Tom talks to writer and cheesemaker Ned Palmer about jazz, keto and the best cheeses in Britain.
     
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    • 42 min
    Persons of Interest: Horace Panter

    Persons of Interest: Horace Panter

    Once a rude boy, always a rude boy. In this episode Tom gets to relive his past with artist and bass player in The Specials, Horace Panter.
     
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    • 26 min
    Persons of Interest: Ian Livingstone

    Persons of Interest: Ian Livingstone

    In which Tom relives his Dungeons & Dragons days with the entrepreneur who brought us Fighting Fantasy and Lara Croft.
     
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    • 33 min
    Persons of Interest: Professor Edith Hall

    Persons of Interest: Professor Edith Hall

    Tom talks to classics expert Professor Edith Hall about academia, depression and how Aristotle invented mindfulness.
     
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    • 30 min
    Persons of Interest: Cosmo Landesman

    Persons of Interest: Cosmo Landesman

    In which Tom talks to Cosmo Landesman about surviving the loss of his son, growing up with theatrical parents and the etiquette of bumping into your brother at an S&M club.


    Cosmo Landesman is former film critic and dating correspondent of The Sunday Times. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Starstruck: Fame, Failure My Family and Me.He writes for various periodicals including The Spectator and The Times.


    Content Warning: Contains references to suicide
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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

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Eddie Izard

It sounded like someone interesting to listen to but the sound volume is far too low!

AlexNutton1 ,

Thoroughly enjoyable - a must listen!

Thoroughly enjoyable

paulsceeny ,

Some fascinating conversations

Good diverse mix of guests. Enjoyed all episodes so far.

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