Award-winning LBC radio presenter, CNN political commentator and ‘For the Many’ podcast co-host, Iain Dale brings his acclaimed, incisive insight on current affairs to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time. Over the summer, Iain will interview a different high-profile guest each day. This will be the first time that Edinburgh Fringe-goers will have had access to a wide cross section of high-profile media and political figures in one place, and even if you're not at the Fringe you can enjoy this content too, through the Iain Dale All Talk Podcast.
“In politics, if you get the platform to make a difference – rather than getting precious about the power you don’t have, use the power you do have” Sayeeda Warsi served in David Cameron’s Cabinet and was co-chairman of the conservative party from 2010 to 2012. She grew up in West Yorkshire, in a family of Pakistani Muslim immigrants – and trained as a solicitor with the Crown Prosecution Service before leaving to move into politics. Iain and Sayeeda discuss the conservative party, politics, racism and being in positions of power. Iain Dale All Talk brings a sold out Edinburgh Fringe show to the podcast world, where he interviews some of the most high profile names from the world of media and politics. Rate and subscribe on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts and connect with Iain on Twitter: @iaindale
Iain Dale spends an hour with Labour’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell at the Edinburgh Fringe, in what turned out to be a headline making interview.
Iain Dale brought leading political psephologist Professor Sir John Curtice and top political journalist Michael Crick together at the Edinburgh Fringe to impart their unique insights into the current political situation. It was a sell-out audience and proved to be one of the best shows Iain hosted. Next week: John McDonnell
Four years ago former Tory MP Harvey Proctor was accused by a man the police called ‘Nick’ of sexually abusing him as a teenager. ‘Nick’ also accused Edward Heath, Leon Brittain and Field Marshall Lord Bramall of abusing him too. Harvey Proctor’s house was raided, he lost his job, his house and his livelihood. Iain interviewed him several times on LBC at the time and commissioned his book ‘Credible & True’. Eventually the Metropolitan Police admitted that Harvey had no case to answer and they launched criminal proceedings against ‘Nick’, real name Carl Beech. At the end of July he was found guilty of perverting the course of justice. Harvey Proctor’s story doesn’t end there. In midAugust Harvey came into the LBC studio. You will hear how the case has affected him and what he plans to do now, as well as his views on the behaviour of the Metropolitan police and about deputy Labour leader Tom Watson. At times, it’s an emotional listen.
Iain Dale interviews First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Edinburgh Fringe at the Gilded Balloon. Next week: John McDonnell.
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