172 episodes

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

    • Government
    • 4.7 • 62 Ratings

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

    The Keir Starmer Opposition Leader One

    The Keir Starmer Opposition Leader One

    The Labour leader on his family, the migrant boats crisis and why Boris Johnson makes him angry

    • 49 min
    The Nick Carter One

    The Nick Carter One

    The Chief of the Defence Staff discusses the lessons learned in Iraq and Afghanistan, and being kicked out of his school's cadet force for playing golf.

    • 37 min
    The Rachel Reeves One

    The Rachel Reeves One

    The Shadow Chancellor on learning from Labour’s defeats, playing aggressive chess and that ‘boring snoring’ Tweet

    • 36 min
    The Sajid Javid Health Secretary One

    The Sajid Javid Health Secretary One

    The Health Secretary on the reshuffle, health inequalities after the pandemic and a missing pair of scissors

    • 44 min
    The Jeffrey Donaldson One

    The Jeffrey Donaldson One

    The DUP leader on his fear of further unrest in Northern Ireland, what he learned from Boris Johnson and the Mountains of Mourne

    • 33 min
    The Tom Tugendhat Afghanistan One

    The Tom Tugendhat Afghanistan One

    The Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chair on shame, Afghanistan and Global Britain

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 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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