Show 248 - John Rentoul

If you're not watching the new Labour documentary on the iPlayer, what is the matter with you? The new series has got everyone talking about the Blair and Brown era and one man who knows it inside out is John Rentoul. He wrote the definitive biography of Tony Blair and along with Jon Davies runs a course at King's College about new Labour. This is a great accompaniment to the BBC series, challenging some of the assumptions and narratives of the time, and some of the theories since. It's also highly relevant to the current situation Labour is in...

 

Follow John on Twitter: @JohnRentoul

 

NEW GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE POLITICAL PARTY LIVE:

 

11 Oct: Penny Mordaunt

25 Oct: Caroline Flint

8 Nov: Anas Sarwar

22 Nov: Anthony Scaramucci

6 Dec: Jeremy Hunt

 

Buy tickets to The Political Party, live at The Duchess Theatre including the opening night with PENNY MORDAUNT on Monday 11 October here: https://www.nimaxtheatres.com/shows/the-political-party-with-matt-forde/

 

Buy Tony Blair, Prime Minister here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tony-Blair-Minister-John-Rentoul/dp/0751530824

 

Buy Heroes or Villians here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heroes-Villains-Blair-Government-Reconsidered/dp/0198862814/ref=pd_lpo_1?pd_rd_i=0198862814&psc=1

 

Email the show: politicalpartypodcast@gmail.com

 

Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde

 


 

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