Articles tagged For the Many:

The Future of the FOR THE MANY Podcast

  • 7 Jul 2024

We all know that all good things come to an end at some point, and so it is with this era of the For the Many podcast. Why? Because Jacqui has been elevated to the House of Lords and has been appointed Minister of State for skills, further and higher education. I've discov...

'For the Many Live' Comes to Dublin on 24 March

  • 10 Jan 2024

  I first went to Dublin in the mid 1990s when I had the pleasure of being one of the first people to see Riverdance performed live, at the Eurovision Song Contest. I’ve been back several times since and have grown to love the city. So when I was approached at last y...

Iain's Edinburgh Show Podcast Archive

  • 24 Aug 2023

This post provides links to the audio podcasts from Iain's 18 All Talk and For the Many events at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe.  There are also five episodes of the For the Many Live shows on the For the Many podcast feed, In addition, click HERE for an hour of highlights from...

Pictures From FOR THE MANY LIVE! At The Hippodrome - Second Half

  • 23 Apr 2022

For pictures from the first half of For the Many Live! at the Hippodrome on 18 April 2022, click HERE. Photos by Paul Gilbey.     ...

Pictures From FOR THE MANY LIVE! At The Hippodrome - First Half

  • 23 Apr 2022

On April 18 2022 Jacqui Smith and I performed in front of 320 people at the London Hippodrome on the Magic Mike Stage. Wes Streeting was our special guest. Here is the half evening in pictures.... You can see pictires of the second half HERE. Photography by Paul Gilbey &amp...

Announcing 'For the Many Live' at the London Hippodrome on Easter Monday

  • 27 Jan 2022

UPDATE: Saturday 28 January - All tickets are now sold out! As most of you know, Jacqui Smith and I do a weekly podcast called FOR THE MANY. It's generally a 90 minute canter around the week's big news events, media stories and what we've both been up to, with added doses o...

The 'Yet to be Award Winning For the Many Podcast' Is No More!

  • 22 Jul 2020

Jacqui Smith and I have taken a perverse pride in describing our offering as the 'yet to be award winning 'For the Many Podcast''. Well, no longer. No, we're not being cancelled, but we have won an award!  It's the Civility in Politics Award for 'Co-operation of the Yea...

'For the Many' Podcast Reviewed in The Observer

  • 2 Feb 2020

Since November 2017, Jacqui Smith and I have been recording a weekly podcast, called For the Many. We chat about politics, current affairs and the media and anything else that takes our fancy. Over time we have built up a very loyal audience and at the end of the podcast we ta...

Are We Destined to Have December Elections Forever?

  • 5 Nov 2019

Last week someone emailed a question to the For the Many podcast, which I record each week with Jacqui Smith about election dates. They asked if we would now have to go to the polls in December every five years, given the Fixed Term Parliaments Act. I confidently said, yes,...

Election Predictions, Debates, Shows and More...

  • 30 Oct 2019

Well, off we go for the first December election since 1923. A governing party has never won a winter election, so if Boris Johnson attains a majority he will have broken a political record. The last winter election was in February 1974 when Ted Heath went to the country asking...