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Sky News’ Sophy Ridge analyses the best of her agenda-setting political interviews.

Every Sunday, Sophy examines how decisions made in Westminster affect all our lives around the country. This podcast features the best of her interviews, with analysis from Sophy, and her team.

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Sky News’ Sophy Ridge analyses the best of her agenda-setting political interviews.

Every Sunday, Sophy examines how decisions made in Westminster affect all our lives around the country. This podcast features the best of her interviews, with analysis from Sophy, and her team.

    A Eurovision of the future for the Protocol

    A Eurovision of the future for the Protocol

    Interviews with Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, Shadow Climate Change Secretary & former Labour leader Ed Miliband and Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney. Sophy and Scott talk through discussions over the Northern Ireland Protocol and the cost of living crisis - all with the backdrop of Ukraine winning Eurovision.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributor: Scott Beasley
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 45 min
    After elections across the UK

    After elections across the UK

    Post-election interviews with Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab, Labour’s Lisa Nandy and Lib Dem Deputy Leader Daisy Cooper. There are discussions of local elections across Great Britain plus the historic result in Northern Ireland where Sinn Fein topped the polls – and the possibility of the Lib Dems in coalition.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributor: Scott Beasley
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 41 min
    Pre-election special: Keir Starmer, Nicola Sturgeon & Kwasi Kwarteng

    Pre-election special: Keir Starmer, Nicola Sturgeon & Kwasi Kwarteng

    A pre-election special featuring interviews with Labour leader Keir Starmer, First Minister of Scotland and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon and the Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. There's discussions of sexual misconduct at Westminster, the cost of living crisis and independence for Scotland.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributor: Scott Beasley
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 35 min
    Exclusive interview with trans MP Jamie Wallis

    Exclusive interview with trans MP Jamie Wallis

    The Conservative MP, who came out as trans, talks exclusively to Sky’s Sophy Ridge about the start of his transition process. Jamie Wallis, who represents Bridgend, also discusses the support he's had and admits the process ahead will be 'challenging and difficult.' He also speaks about his experiences of rape and blackmail.

    Presenter: Sophy Ridge
    Producer: Scott Beasley
    Podcast producer: Paul Stanworth

    • 30 min
    Ukraine horrors | Grant Shapps, Alicia Kearns & Andriy Klepikov

    Ukraine horrors | Grant Shapps, Alicia Kearns & Andriy Klepikov

    With shocking reports from parts of Ukraine where Russian troops have withdrawn Sophy and team have an interview with the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps – who also defends the government’s record on tackling the cost of living crisis. There’s a discussion of the Shrewsbury maternity care scandal with Conservative MP Alicia Kearns and an interview with a public health expert on the ground in Ukraine about access to lifesaving HIV drugs.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributors: Scott Beasley & Toby Sculthorp
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 50 min
    Nadhim Zahawi, Jonathan Ashworth & Maria Mezentseva

    Nadhim Zahawi, Jonathan Ashworth & Maria Mezentseva

    As the war in Ukraine enters its second month Sophy and team have interviews focused on the big topics at home and overseas. Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi delicately responds to President Biden's call for Vladimir Putin to go - and talks about his plan for schools. Labour's Jonathan Ashworth calls the Chancellor 'Mr Tax' and there's a powerful interview with Ukrainian MP Maria Mezentseva.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributors: Scott Beasley & Toby Sculthorp
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
127 Ratings

127 Ratings

g3540 ,

Hit and miss

Better when there are three people to analyse, but more often there are two

Izzy Pumpkin ,

Sophie Ridge on Sunday

What has happened. Last show was 17 January?😧

nicwg ,

NOT HIM AGAIN!!!!

Ok. So he bought the ads and this is the editorial. But ffs it is getting really really boring week after week having yet another Hancock’s Half Hour. ENOUGH!!!!!!!

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