The Episode “Radio Gaga” of “The News Agents
The prime minister crashes the airwaves after crashing the economy. We take stock of how bad this morning’s regional morning round was for Liz Truss, and what this says of her ability to communicate to the public on a local and national level. Between The News Agents, they have interviewed every prime minister since and including Margaret Thatcher- discuss the quirks of the trade – and whether Truss’ style will bode well, or ill, for the rest of her premiership.
All this comes just before the Conservative Party Conference – which this year is being avoided like the plague by many of the MPs who would normally go. We hear from two Number 10 insiders about how to navigate these choppy waters – one gives us the curious inside track on what Keir Starmer was really like at school…
Producer: Gabriel Radus
Planning: Melissa Tutesigensi
Video Engineer: Ioana Barbu
Deputy Editor: Tom Hughes
Executive Producer: Dino Sofos
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Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall – three of the UK’s top journalists – host a brand-new daily news podcast: The News Agents.
They’re not just here to tell you what’s happening, but why. Expect astute analysis and explanation of the day’s news – and a healthy dose of scepticism and the ability to laugh at it all when needed! Episodes are available every weekday afternoon. The News Agents is a Global Player Original podcast and a Persephonica production. The News Agent podcast is brought to you by BT. BT means business – visit business.bt.com to find out how we can help you with your business today.