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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
    • 4.7 • 64 Ratings

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

    The Rishi Sunak One - Revisited

    The Rishi Sunak One - Revisited

    Nick Robinson revisits his interview with Rishi Sunak from November 2019. The then-chief secretary to the treasury discusses working in his mother’s pharmacy, why he chose to vote Leave and his knowledge of The Force

    • 32 min
    The Liz Truss Foreign Secretary One - Revisited

    The Liz Truss Foreign Secretary One - Revisited

    Nick Robinson revisits his interview with Liz Truss from December 2021. The foreign secretary discusses facing down Russia on the global stage, the way we view British history and comparisons with Mrs Thatcher

    • 42 min
    The Johnson Succession One

    The Johnson Succession One

    With Boris Johnson having resigned as Conservative leader, Nick Robinson takes a look through the Political Thinking archives, to see what has shaped the thinking of the men and women hoping to become the UK’s next prime minister

    • 30 min
    The David Lammy Shadow Foreign Secretary One

    The David Lammy Shadow Foreign Secretary One

    Nick Robinson talks to the shadow foreign secretary, David Lammy, about loneliness, belonging and Britain's place in the world

    • 37 min
    The Martin Lewis One

    The Martin Lewis One

    Nick Robinson talks to the journalist and founder of Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis, about his love of numbers, the cost of living crisis and his application to become a crossbench peer

    • 42 min
    The Naomi Long One

    The Naomi Long One

    Nick Robinson talks to Naomi Long, the leader of the Alliance Party and Northern Ireland's Justice Minister, about growing up during the Troubles, the ongoing implications of Brexit and her decision not to identify as nationalist or unionist

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

SimonHWY ,

Gary Neville One

Thank you Nick. This episode is a breath of fresh air. Someone have courage to speak up against radical left and right.

Domic57 ,

A question of experience

Nick has what it takes to ask thoughtful, insightful questions that bring out the essence of his guests.

Spoonamus ,

Highly recommended

Nick Robinson gives a great weekly take on the behind the scenes manoeuvrings at Westminster while also doing a good job of teasing out the more human side of his guests.

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