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If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books

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If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books

    Chapter 116 : James Comey

    Chapter 116 : James Comey

    Iain Dale talks to former FBI Director James Comey about his new book Saving Justice.

    • 30 min
    Chapter 115 : Peter Dickson

    Chapter 115 : Peter Dickson

    Iain Dale talks to Peter Dickson, the country’s leading voiceover artist and the voice behind X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. He has had an extraordinary career in radio and TV and has just published a memoir, “Voiceover Man”. He started life in Northern Ireland before moving to London to work on Radio 1 and Radio 2 before moving into the world of voiceovers. A man with a wonderful voice and brim full with anecdotes about personalities like Steve Wright and Simon Bates, Peter Dickson is one of the most entertaining people Iain has interviewed on the podcast.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Chapter 114 : Best of...2020

    Chapter 114 : Best of...2020

    A collection of the best bits from Iain Dale's book club interviews in 2020

    • 2 hrs 58 min
    Chapter 113 : Alastair Campbell

    Chapter 113 : Alastair Campbell

    Iain talks to Alastair Campbell about his book, Living Better : How I Learned to Survive Depression.

    • 46 min
    Chapter 112 : Giles Edwards

    Chapter 112 : Giles Edwards

    Iain Dale talks to political journalist Giles Edwards about his book “The Ex-Men”, which looks at what former PMs and Presidents do when they leave office.

    • 51 min
    Chapter 111 : Jonny Oates

    Chapter 111 : Jonny Oates

    Iain Dale talks to LibDem Peer and former chief of staff to Nick Clegg in the Coalition years, Jonny Oates, now Lord Oates about his book I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN. He talks movingly about running away to Addis Ababa as a 15 year old, his work in Zimbabwe and South Africa and his career as a public affairs consultant. He discusses how the coalition came into being, what it was like working for Nick Clegg, and where the Liberal Democrats go from here.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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Excellent -enjoy it on my way home from work as GP.
Your James o Brien discussion was outstanding: a civilised, thoughtful, enlightening and adult interview that is so rare these days.
MJ Lynch, Dublin

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