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Political Thinking with Nick Robinson

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Nick Robinson presents discussion on the big themes shaping British politics.

Nick Robinson presents discussion on the big themes shaping British politics.
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Nick Robinson presents discussion on the big themes shaping British politics.

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English


Episodes

Bonus podcast: Corbyn’s Labour Episode 3

8/17/2018
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In a bonus podcast for Political Thinking subscribers over the summer break, Iain Watson presents the final episode in the Radio 4 series, ‘The Long March of Corbyn’s Labour’. He examines how the party has been transformed into a mass movement and whether it can maintain momentum. Political Thinking will return in September.

Duration:00:29:29

Bonus podcast: Corbyn’s Labour Episode 2

8/10/2018
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In a bonus podcast for Political Thinking subscribers over the summer break, the FT’s George Parker presents the second episode in the Radio 4 series, ‘The Long March of Corbyn’s Labour’. He explores Labour’s approach to the economy and how far reaching its policies will be. Political Thinking will return in September.

Duration:00:28:27

Bonus podcast: Corbyn’s Labour Episode 1

8/3/2018
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In a bonus podcast for Political Thinking subscribers over the summer break, Steve Richards presents the first episode in the Radio 4 series, ‘The Long March of Corbyn’s Labour’. He examines the year since the general election and looks at how Jeremy Corbyn has changed as leader. Political Thinking will return in September.

Duration:00:28:21

The Nia Griffith One

7/25/2018
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The Shadow Defence Secretary on learning Polish, how the classroom prepared her for frontline politics and Labour's wrangling over anti-Semitism.

Duration:00:26:04

The Liz Truss One

7/20/2018
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The Chief Secretary to the Treasury on why she's a 'freedom fighter', her penchant for British cheese and why any deal on Brexit 'doesn't bind future parliaments'.

Duration:00:40:28

The Andrea Leadsom One

7/13/2018
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The Commons Leader on backing Brexit, being baffled by Boris, being badmouthed by Bercow, boosting babies' brains and branding Big Ben.

Duration:00:35:16

The Dominic Raab One

7/5/2018
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The Housing Minister on ticking all the diversity boxes, coping with a divided household over the World Cup and negotiating the "rocky bridge" towards Brexit.

Duration:00:48:43

The Dominic Grieve One

6/29/2018
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The former Attorney General on his Anglo-French roots, efforts to stop a 'no deal' Brexit and challenging the actions of spooks

Duration:00:35:58

The Tommy Sheppard One

6/22/2018
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The SNP MP on when indyref2 might come, why his party walked out of the Commons and how he was knocked out of MasterChef

Duration:00:29:57

The Tom Watson One

6/14/2018
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Labour's Deputy Leader on how losing weight has lifted his 'brain fog', his fears when confronting Rupert Murdoch, and how he could now be 'taken out' by a former friend

Duration:00:26:56

The Andrew Adonis One

6/8/2018
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The Labour peer and self-proclaimed 'Remoaner' on why he thinks Brexit should be stopped, his ambition to become an MP and losing contact with his mother.

Duration:00:32:47

The Shakira Martin One

5/25/2018
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NUS President on how further education saved her, not wanting to sound like a politician (without denying political ambitions) and why it's polite to use jazz hands.

Duration:00:36:40

The Angela Rayner One

5/18/2018
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Labour's education spokesperson on being poor but not being "a scumbag", and whether she might become leader, plus London-centric politics, shoes and the Royal Wedding

Duration:00:37:18

The David Lammy One

5/11/2018
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The campaigning Labour MP on politicians standing up to "their bloody electorates", taking on the establishment over Grenfell and Windrush and how singing changed his life.

Duration:00:42:34

The James Graham One

5/4/2018
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The award-winning playwright on bringing politics to life, the magic of Hull, and why politicians are only human... plus, Nick's run-in with the Black Death.

Duration:00:47:36

The Dawn Butler One

4/27/2018
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The Shadow Equalities Secretary on her experiences of racism in Parliament, dealing with anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, and why she asks her constituents to pull their trousers up.

Duration:00:38:24

The Tom Tugendhat One

4/20/2018
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The soldier turned politician on talking to your enemies, surviving in the battlefield and taking responsibility when things go wrong.

Duration:00:31:06

The Jo Swinson One

4/13/2018
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The LibDem deputy leader says yes to an Easter egg but no to leading a new centre party, and also explains how she's changed her view on the best way to promote women in politics.

Duration:00:32:04

The Matt Hancock One

3/23/2018
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The Culture Secretary on controlling the power of the internet giants, why he wants his own personal app and how to win a horse race

Duration:00:31:47

The Brandon Lewis One

3/16/2018
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The Conservative Party chairman talks about popcorn, high street parking and whether he's too young to be a Tory

Duration:00:28:38