Great Political Myths

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

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20070627200707011/3. Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.
2007070820070711Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

3/3. What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants. And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

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Followed by News.

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20070701 (R4)
Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status (1/3).

In a tribute to the late Simon Hoggart, we revisit his 2007 series, Great Political Myths.

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology

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20070708 (R4)
This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3.

In a tribute to the late Simon Hoggart, we revisit his 2007 series, Great Political Myths.

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

Followed by News.

022007070420140109Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

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20070715 (R4)
In a tribute to the late Simon Hoggart, we revisit his 2007 series, Great Political Myths.

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

3/3. What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants. And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

Followed by News.