Iain Dale

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Iain Dale presents the Drivetime show on LBC Radio. He is also managing director of Britain's leading political publisher, Biteback Publishing.

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Top Gear levels up and a familiar face on Pointless Celebrities

Top Gear, BBC1The new series of Top Gear is a revelation. It’s got back to its roots, and then some. …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Blurring the line between fact and fiction in political dramas

The Comey Rule, Sky Atlantic James Comey was Director of the FBI when Donald Trump came to power. Indeed, some …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Could cancel culture scare off the new generation of political commentators?

Reasoned with Darren Grimes, YouTube and all podcast platformsDarren Grimes has a certain reputation – most of it thoroughly undeserved. His …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Dumb and dumber: Biden and Trump’s clown behaviour

Trump v Biden: The First Presidential Debate, Sky News, CNN & BBCThis was never anticipated to be an edifying hour …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 26 September 2020

The Channel 5 documentary that will teach you more than a history lesson

Brunel: The Man Who Built Britain, Channel 5A few weeks ago I wrote about the unpredictable quality of Channel 5’s …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Media review: Can you trust a drama-documentary?

Washington, HistoryThere’s one thing that American TV channels do very well, it is making TV series about their presidents. I’ve …

By Iain Dale

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Channel 4's latest show takes entertainment to new lengths

Me and My Penis, Channel 4If you’re the sort of person who likes to see lots of willies on TV, …

By Iain Dale

Friday, 4 September 2020

The Fast Show is timeless comedy gold

The Fast Show: More Blooming Catchphrases, GoldLast Saturday, my partner and I celebrated 25 years together. What better way to …

By Iain Dale

Friday, 28 August 2020

Catching up with Normal People

Normal People – BBC3 & iPlayer “And now it’s time for BBC3 on BBC1”. Eight words which usually encourage me …

By Iain Dale