136 episodes

Nick Robinson talks about what’s really going on in British politics.

Political Thinking with Nick Robinson BBC

    • Government
    • 4.7, 56 Ratings

Nick Robinson talks about what’s really going on in British politics.

    The Neil Ferguson One

    The Neil Ferguson One

    The leading epidemiologist on how science and politics can best work together, being forced to resign from a government committee, and his media nickname of 'Professor Lockdown'

    • 35 min
    The Robert Buckland One

    The Robert Buckland One

    The Justice Secretary on loneliness in politics, kneeling, how courts respond to covid, and why there is no such thing as 'normal' - plus he demonstrates his love of music

    • 38 min
    The Maro Itoje One

    The Maro Itoje One

    The leading England rugby player on racism, Black Lives Matter, statues, finding middle ground, the diversity of Harrow School, and being impressed by Keir Starmer

    • 36 min
    The Arlene Foster One

    The Arlene Foster One

    Northern Ireland's First Minister on what happened to her family during the Troubles, her discussions with Boris Johnson over Brexit, and what she's missed most during lockdown

    • 36 min
    The Jonathan Sumption One

    The Jonathan Sumption One

    The former Supreme Court justice on why lockdown is 'despotic', being a libertarian, not being a politician, what Lord Hutton's inquiry got wrong and what Keith Joseph got right

    • 33 min
    The Jeremy Hunt covid one

    The Jeremy Hunt covid one

    Jeremy Hunt talks about making mistakes, learning from Asia, his dispute with the junior doctors, and the trials of family life

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

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.

divasblogger ,

Refreshing

Great to hear thoughtful, calm political discourse without the usual descent into soundbites. Interesting guests and informed thinking.

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