The Episode “British scandals, global recession, and Elvis” of “The Rest Is Politics”
Join Rory and Alastair as they discuss British scandals, moments of madness, civil service interventions, Starmer on Brexit, technocracy, global economic recession, tech bubbles, China and Taiwan, Xi Jinping, Britain’s dwindling military, Lebedev, Elvis, Jimmy Carter and a tribute to Peter Brook.
Xi Jinping: The Most Powerful Man in the World – Stefan Aust and Adrian Geiges
Starmer is right to say Brexit won’t be reversed (The Times) – William Hague
Mozart in Motion – Patrick Mackie
The State We’re In: Alastair Campbell Meets Rory Stewart (Men’s Health) – Alastair Campbell
Producer: Dom Johnson
Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport
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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world – former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart – join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably.