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Nick Robinson has a conversation with, not an interrogation of, the people who shape our political thinking about what shaped theirs.

Political Thinking with Nick Robinson BBC Radio 4

    • Government
    • 4.6 ‚ÄĘ 2.3K Ratings

Nick Robinson has a conversation with, not an interrogation of, the people who shape our political thinking about what shaped theirs.

    The Feargal Sharkey One

    The Feargal Sharkey One

    The former Undertones frontman tells Nick how his youth in Derry during the Troubles led him to becoming one of the most prominent environmental campaigners in Britain today.

    • 34 min
    The Stephen Flynn One

    The Stephen Flynn One

    The SNP's Westminster leader, Stephen Flynn, on what he will demand in the event of a hung Parliament, and how living with a disability shaped his politics.

    • 35 min
    The Penny Mordaunt One

    The Penny Mordaunt One

    Penny Mordaunt reveals the secret to holding that sword throughout the Coronation, whether she’s planning another tilt at the Conservative leadership and being PM, and why culture wars may not be such a good idea for her party.

    • 34 min
    The Suella Braverman One

    The Suella Braverman One

    In the week the government introduced tough, controversial new rules on stopping illegal immigrants entering the UK, Nick Robinson talks to the home secretary, Suella Braverman, about her father's journey to Britain while fleeing persecution in Kenya, how her mum's admiration for Margaret Thatcher introduced her to the Conservative Party and how she, as the wife of a Jewish man, feels when people compare her policies with those of 1930s Germany.

    • 42 min
    The Lee Anderson One

    The Lee Anderson One

    Nick Robinson talks to the Conservative Party's deputy chairman, Lee Anderson, about following his father's lead in becoming a miner, how he went from admiring Tony Benn and Arthur Scargill to being deputy chairman of the Conservatives and whether his new job is forcing him to be more diplomatic when talking about issues such as migration and poverty.

    • 39 min
    The Kwajo Tweneboa One

    The Kwajo Tweneboa One

    Nick Robinson talks to the housing campaigner Kwajo Tweneboa about his own experience of poor social housing and his father's death, how he harnessed the power of social media to become a powerful voice in Westminster and whether he fancies a go at elected politics himself.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.3K Ratings

2.3K Ratings

kittyalice11 ,

Iain Anderson and stonewall being intellectually bogus

Great interview probing Iain Anderson on the toxic and dishonest narratives being peddled by Stonewall - love it, particularly liked Nick's use of the phrases intellectually bogus and false parrallel. A must listen m.

JasN4 ,

Brilliant

Great interview with Tony Danker! Nick really has an excellent way of gaining rounded insights into his subjects!

Nick kam ,

Political Thinking

Probably the best political program EVER!!
Just listened to the latest interview with Sharon Graham. We need her running the Labour Party. Would be the best tribute!!

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