The Backstory with Andrew Neil

The Backstory with Andrew Neil

By Tortoise Media

A series of in-depth conversations from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil speaks to people with the power to shape events, and to influence our understanding of them. Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests. You'll also get access to more of our journalism, and invites to exclusive events.

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Episodes

Katharine Birbalsingh

In the final episode of this series Andrew Neil talks to the headteacher and chair of the Social Mobility Commission about education policy, her teaching philosophy and how her own background shapes it.Subscribe to get new episodes. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get exclusive access to bonus episodes called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/22·42m 55s

Kevin Rudd

Andrew Neil talks to the former Australian prime minister and president of the Asia Society about China under President Xi Jinping, its relationship with the United States and whether Australia could become a republic under the new Labour government.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/22·42m 57s

David Miliband

Andrew Neil talks to the former foreign secretary and president of the International Rescue Committee about the Labour Party and Keir Starmer, the war in Ukraine and the UK government's Rwanda policy.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/22·42m 34s

Justin King

Andrew Neil talks to the former Sainsbury's chief executive about the cost of living crisis, the government's response to it and whether he would ever go into politics himself.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events, including an event that Tortoise hosted with Jack Monroe talking all about food poverty campaigning and the cost of living crisis. You can watch the event on Tortoise. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/22·39m 47s

Charles Moore

Andrew Neil talks to the former editor of the Daily Telegraph and member of the House of Lords about Boris Johnson, the character of the Conservative Party, and his own role at the apex of journalism and the Establishment.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/22·40m 51s

David Davis

Andrew Neil talks to the veteran Conservative MP and former cabinet minister about Boris Johnson's troubles, Rishi Sunak's plans to ease the cost of living crisis and life as a rebel on the backbenches.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/05/22·45m 9s

Ash Sarkar

Andrew Neil talks to the left-wing writer and contributing editor at Novara Media about why she's "literally a communist", her support for Jeremy Corbyn and how she deals with the abuse she gets on Twitter.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests. Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/22·40m 4s

Wolfgang Ischinger

Andrew Neil talks to a man once described as Europe’s most powerful ambassador about Germany's shifting security policy and why he would still invite Russia's foreign minister to the Munich Security Conference.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/22·38m 1s

Robert Kagan

Andrew Neil talks to the hawkish US foreign policy thinker about Russia's war in Ukraine, his belief in liberal interventionism and why he thinks there's a constitutional crisis in the United States.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/22·43m 9s

Fiona Hill

Andrew Neil talks to the British-born Russia expert about Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and how she went from a deprived town in the North-East of England to advising three US presidents.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/05/22·46m 23s

General David Petraeus

Andrew Neil talks to the former CIA director about Ukraine, America's role in the world and its politics at home.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/04/22·45m 59s

The Backstory with Andrew Neil

A series of in-depth conversation from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil explores people's ideas, decisions and beliefs to find out what's driving events at home and abroad. Essential if you want to be better informed about what is going on around us. Follow The Backstory with Andrew Neil for a new episode each week.The Backstory with Andrew Neil is a Tortoise podcast. To hear Andrew dissecting and reflecting on his interviews in a weekly bonus episode you can subscribe to Tortoise on Apple Plus or join our newsroom. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50 to get a year's digital subscription for £50. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/22·40s
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