Oona King

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Making a Splash! The politicians who couldn’t say no to reality TV
Several current and former UK MPs have risked derision by appearing on shows such as I’m a Celebrity …

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

01, Nov, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Dance legend Alonzo King: ‘People think of love as a sentiment but it’s a force’
The revered American choreographer looks back at his political family life and the inspiration of his mother’s movement ahead of a rare UK production with Rambert

Lyndsey Winship

16, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Royal Christmas cards drive home the climate crisis | Brief letters
Brief letters: Peerages | Cars and the climate emergency | Boris Johnson | Forgiving Tony Blair


22, Dec, 2019 @6:12 PM

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Time to resurrect the Anti-Lies Bureau | Brief letters
Brief letters: Mên-an-Tol | Zac Goldsmith | Anti-Lies Bureau | Boris Johnson’s fancy dress | A space suit for Dominic Cummings | Lady Margaret Hall


20, Dec, 2019 @5:47 PM

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Oona King to become YouTube’s global director of diversity
Labour peer says decision to take leave of absence from the Lords has been made easier by Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party

Jasper Jackson

21, Jul, 2016 @2:18 PM

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Oona King on endometriosis: 'It’s a disability that only appears one week in four'
The former Labour MP, now Lady King, describes what it’s like to live with endometriosis, her subsequent infertility, and how she coped in the Commons

Oona King

02, Oct, 2015 @3:09 PM

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Big Brother and the great TV exec extravaganza
Emma Willis presented Edinburgh Does Big Brother, in which eight telly executives were locked into ‘the house’ for 24 hours


26, Aug, 2015 @5:06 PM

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My Family's Fight for Civil Rights; Simon Mayo Drivetime; With Great Pleasure: Terry Wogan – radio review
Oona King told the story of her family's battle for civil rights in the deep south, while Wogan opened a good book, writes Euan Ferguson

Euan Ferguson

05, Jul, 2014 @5:00 PM

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Oona King: My family values
The Labour peer talks about her parents, growing up as the only mixed-race child in her class, and being an adoptive parent. Interview by Roz Lewis

Roz Lewis

19, Apr, 2013 @11:59 AM

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Oona King, Tessa Jowell, Angela Eagle and others on sexism in Westminster

The Lord Rennard allegations have put Westminster's sexual politics in the spotlight. So how bad is it? Women who know tell of boozy conferences, wandering hands and the problem with making complaints

Interviews by Homa Khaleeli

02, Mar, 2013 @9:01 AM

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Oona King: 'I couldn't resist Dancing On Ice'
Baroness King of Bow has finally said yes to reality TV, and will soon be clashing skates with Pamela Anderson on ITV. So is this the end of her life in politics, or a fresh start?

Emine Saner

04, Jan, 2013 @10:00 PM

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On adoption, race does matter | Oona King
Oona King: Like Michael Gove, I used to believe a loving family was all. But I've heard from too many black adoptees who are struggling with their identity

Oona King

22, Dec, 2012 @9:00 AM

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