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, 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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Friday, 21 August 2020

Scandi-dramas can be overhyped but Occupied is a must-watch

Occupied, Netflix It is, nowadays, almost de rigour to be a fan of Scandinavian dramas. First, there was The Killing, …

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Friday, 14 August 2020

Channel Five's Royal coverage should stick to history

A Podcast of One’s Own with Julia Gillard I’ve often wondered how former prime ministers and presidents cope with losing …

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Friday, 7 August 2020

Life is boring living in an echo-chamber

Since the title of the podcast is “Full Disclosure” I’d better disclose that James O’Brien is a colleague of mine …

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Friday, 31 July 2020

The secret's out, "Fortunately" is my favourite podcast

The Fortunately Podcast, BBC Sounds I might as well admit it right from the off that this is my favourite …

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