Tales From The Lobby (omnibus) [Tales From The Lobby]


0120190712Michael Crick explores the world of political lobbying with contributions from Tamasin Cave of Spinwatch; lobbyists Iaian Anderson and Lionel Zetter, author of The art of Political Persuasion; former ministers Tracey Crouch and David Willetts; political columnist Peter Oborne; former special adviser Julian Glover; Wilf Weeks who set up a famous 1980s lobbying firm GJW; and two of the stars of a archive programme - Frank Field MP and Lord Faulkner.

The producer in Bristol is Miles Warde

The world of political lobbying with Michael Crick.

0220190719What do lobbyists do? And what shouldn't they do?
Michael Crick explores the darker side of the lobbying industry, beginning with Sigmund Freud's nephew Edward Bernays who believed in the need for an 'invisible elite.' We also explore lobbying transparency, working with foreign governments, and some of the tricks employed in the persuasion game.
With contributions from Mark Borkowski, Tamasin Cave of Spinwatch, Jasmine Whitbread of London First, Alex Deane, and Alan Johnson who recounts the cunning tale of how the Royal Mail fought off privatisation by Michael Heseltine.

The producer in Bristol is Miles Warde

More adventures in the world of lobbying with Michael Crick.

Radio 4 brings its multifocal lens to the lobbying industry