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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.

    Strike strife | Grant Shapps & Mick Lynch

    Strike strife | Grant Shapps & Mick Lynch

    Interviews with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and RMT union General Secretary Mick Lynch. This week we’re focusing on the nationwide train strikes that will see mass disruption as railway workers walkout to demand big pay rises given the cost of living crisis.

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

    • 46 min
    Brandon Lewis, Mick Lynch & Kira Rudik

    Brandon Lewis, Mick Lynch & Kira Rudik

    Interviews with Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis, RMT trade union general secretary Mick Lynch and Ukrainian MP Kira Rudik. There are discussions about the Prime Minister’s future following the Sue Gray report, the potential for a nationwide rail strike and an extremely powerful account of what has happened to Ukraine and its people.

    Host: Sophy Ridge
    Contributors: Rob Powell and Scott Beasley
    Producer: Scott Beasley

    • 43 min
    Nadhim Zahawi and Ukrainian MP Lisa Yasko

    Nadhim Zahawi and Ukrainian MP Lisa Yasko

    Interviews with Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi and Ukrainian MP Lisa Yasko. Sophy and Scott talk through discussions over Sue Gray’s Partygate report, the cost of living crisis and a very powerful account of the situation in Ukraine.


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

    • 44 min
    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

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
129 Ratings

129 Ratings

TimComley ,

Fascination with saying right at end of every sentence

🙄 awful to hear

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?😧

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