Articles tagged Sunday Times:

It Shouldn't Happen to a Radio Presenter 58: Pleasing Gillian Reynolds

  • 10 Feb 2019

There is no one who works in radio who doesn't know who Gillian Reynolds is. She is what is known in the trade as a "doyen". She writes about radio every week in the Sunday Times Culture Magazine, having joined the paper eighteen months ago having spent several decades doing t...

Giving Birth to Gavin Williamson

  • 16 Dec 2018

I feel like I've given birth. When I left Biteback I decided that one of my priorities in the second half of 2018 was to write more. In July I asked Eleanor Mills, editor of the Sunday Times magazine, if she'd like me to write a profile of a senior politician. I put a list of ...

My Long Read Profile/Interview with Gavin Williamson in This Week's Sunday Times Magazine

  • 14 Dec 2018

Some time ago I wrote a long read profile of the Miliband brothers for GQ, followed up by a profile of Nigel Farage. But when I started Total Politics magazine and started doing monthly long-read In Conversation interviews I didn't really write any more profile as I didn't hav...

The Rise of Grant Tucker

  • 29 Aug 2018

“There’s a couple of lads that would like to meet you. They read your blog.” The words of Dawn Parry, the Tory candidate for Newport West in 2010. From memory we were at the Tory conference in Bournemouth. At that point my blog was at its most popular with tens of thousands of...

Sunday Times: 18 Doughty Street Launches

  • 4 Oct 2006

By Iain Dale is Presenter of Vox Politix on 18DoughtyStreet Talk TV     Political television in this country is on the decline. The BBC appears to think that it can only get ratings for political programmes if it invites comedians and celebrities to pontificate on gre...

Sunday Times Article: My Reaction to Not Being on Cameron's 'A' list

  • 14 May 2006

It wasn’t a political academic this week who told the Conservative Party the scale of the challenge facing it, it was its leader. David Cameron said: “We need to win over 120 seats; wipe out a third of the LibDems; win back seats in Scotland. It’s a big task.” He’s right. But ...