19 episodes

Prime Time is a casual history Rexy-Pod ranking all the British Prime Ministers from Robert Walpole to the modern day. On our way, we'll tell the story of this nation, cast judgement on our forebears, and explore some of the weird, wonderful, and time-worn bits of modern British Politics that are still around today.
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Prime Time: Prime Ministers The Robinocracy

    • History
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Prime Time is a casual history Rexy-Pod ranking all the British Prime Ministers from Robert Walpole to the modern day. On our way, we'll tell the story of this nation, cast judgement on our forebears, and explore some of the weird, wonderful, and time-worn bits of modern British Politics that are still around today.
righthonwriteoff@gmail.com
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    Prime Time: Trailer

    Prime Time: Trailer

    A brief introduction to our podcast. If you like what you hear, please continue embarking on this journey with us through hundreds of years of British politics. We'll keep it light, we promise.
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    • 50 sec
    0. Primaeval Politics

    0. Primaeval Politics

    Starting with the 7th Century Saxons and ending with the Glorious Revolution of 1688, this episode is a quick primer on the pre-history of British politics.
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Prime Cuts: What is a Prime Minister?

    Prime Cuts: What is a Prime Minister?

    In this episode, we examine how prime ministers enter and leave office, and what they do whilst they're there.
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    • 38 min
    1. Robert Walpole

    1. Robert Walpole

    An episode exploring the rise and fall of Robert Walpole, Britain’s first and longest-serving Prime Minister; and for connected purposes.
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Prime Cuts: David Cameron appointed Foreign Secretary

    Prime Cuts: David Cameron appointed Foreign Secretary

    In this episode, we take a look at the constitutional and historical issues surrounding David Cameron's appointment as Foreign Secretary.
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    • 17 min
    2. Lord Wilmington

    2. Lord Wilmington

    An episode for examining Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, the favourite nonentity of George II; and for connected purposes.
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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Jeannesty ,

Such a good podcast!

This is a really fun series that takes a light-hearted but interesting look at all the British Prime Ministers, and all the weird bits of process and tradition in between. I’m really enjoying it, have recommended it to all my friends, and I can’t wait to listen to the next episodes!

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