Alastair Campbell

Article image
History may yet be kind to Blair over the Iraq war | Letters
Letters: Yes, mistakes were made, but the invasion is what an ethical foreign policy looks like, argues Nick Martin-Clark. Plus letters from Dave Headey, Dr Jonathan Punt, Paul Tyler and Gregory Stock

22, Mar, 2023 @6:32 PM

Article image
How many of those calling for Putin’s arrest were complicit in the illegal invasion of Iraq? | George Monbiot
Gordon Brown, Condoleezza Rice and Alastair Campbell are as responsible for an illegal war as the Russian leader’s ‘henchmen’ they condemn, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

Article image
Two decades on, the Iraq war continues to sow distrust in politics | Letters
Letters: Tony Blair’s invasion, based on flawed evidence, helped shape a generation that now views politicians as untrustworthy, says Stuart Finegan. Plus letters from Mark Dowd, John Parkin and Suzanne Saxby

16, Mar, 2023 @5:24 PM

Article image
Podcasts in pivotal moment as number of new shows drops by 80%
Analysts uncover dramatic worldwide decline, even though demand for content remains high

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

04, Feb, 2023 @4:57 PM

Article image
Blair aide feared 1997 cabinet portrait would look ‘triumphalist’
National Archives documents show concerns raised over Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s proposal

Caroline Davies and Ben Quinn

30, Dec, 2022 @6:01 AM

Article image
Blair government despaired at ‘juvenile’ media in efforts to keep ministers on-message
Aide’s suggestion of ‘accuracy’ regulations for press was dismissed as ‘probably suicidal to try’

Caroline Davies and Ben Quinn

30, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

Article image
The 20 best podcasts of 2022
Porn money talk, conspiracy theories, near-fatal tiger attacks and the bleak hilarity of Kathy Burke: it’s the pods of the year

Alexi Duggins, Hollie Richardson, Hannah J Davies and Hannah Verdier

23, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

Article image
Get Matt Hancock out of here: these are the political diaries worth reading
For windows on the corridors of power that were actually written contemporaneously, read this selection of books by MPs from left and right

Hannah Jane Parkinson

16, Dec, 2022 @4:57 PM

Article image
The week in TV: This England; Make Me Prime Minister; Inside Man; Industry
Is Boris Johnson just way too nice in Sky’s exhaustive pandemic drama? Will Jackie Weaver be the next PM? And can Stanley Tucci save Steven Moffat’s psychopath thriller?

Barbara Ellen

02, Oct, 2022 @8:30 AM

Article image
Make Me Prime Minister review – absolute, exquisite agony
It’s The Apprentice for aspiring politicians – starring Thatcher devotees and Jackie Weaver. As reality TV, it is perfect. As a viewing experience, it’s hell

Lucy Mangan

27, Sep, 2022 @9:20 PM

Article image
Alastair Campbell may be white and centrist, but he’s not a Scot | Brief letters
Brief letters: Scottish identity | Opening doors and closing roads | Pension bonus | Hen harriers | Coastal grandmothers | Proper drains

30, Aug, 2022 @5:33 PM

Article image
‘Being an MP was bad for my brain, body and soul’: Rory Stewart on politics, privilege and podcast stardom
He’s been an author, a diplomat, a soldier, a cabinet minister – and still dreams of changing the world. The recovering Tory talks about his friendship with Alastair Campbell, the gaffes that haunt him and his fears about Boris Johnson

Sirin Kale

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

1 / 65 pages