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The Backstory with Andrew Neil

Tortoise Media

A series of in-depth conversations from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil speaks to people with the power to shape events, and to influence our understanding of them. Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests. You'll also get access to more of our journalism, and invites to exclusive events. For half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50.

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The Backstory with Andrew Neil
12-04-2022
The Backstory with Andrew Neil
A series of in-depth conversation from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil explores people's ideas, decisions and beliefs to find out what's driving events at home and abroad. Essential if you want to be better informed about what is going on around us. Follow The Backstory with Andrew Neil for a new episode each week.The Backstory with Andrew Neil is a Tortoise podcast. To hear Andrew dissecting and reflecting on his interviews in a weekly bonus episode you can subscribe to Tortoise on Apple Plus or join our newsroom. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50 to get a year's digital subscription for £50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Andrew Neil talks to the former foreign secretary and president of the International Rescue Committee about the Labour Party and Keir Starmer, the war in Ukraine and the UK government's Rwanda policy.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events, including an event that Tortoise hosted with Jack Monroe talking all about food poverty campaigning and the cost of living crisis. You can watch the event on Tortoise. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Justin King
13-06-2022
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Andrew Neil talks to the former Sainsbury's chief executive about the cost of living crisis, the government's response to it and whether he would ever go into politics himself.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events, including an event that Tortoise hosted with Jack Monroe talking all about food poverty campaigning and the cost of living crisis. You can watch the event on Tortoise. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Charles Moore
06-06-2022
Charles Moore
Andrew Neil talks to the former editor of the Daily Telegraph and member of the House of Lords about Boris Johnson, the character of the Conservative Party, and his own role at the apex of journalism and the Establishment.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
David Davis
30-05-2022
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Andrew Neil talks to the veteran Conservative MP and former cabinet minister about Boris Johnson's troubles, Rishi Sunak's plans to ease the cost of living crisis and life as a rebel on the backbenches.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ash Sarkar
23-05-2022
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Andrew Neil talks to the left-wing writer and contributing editor at Novara Media about why she's "literally a communist", her support for Jeremy Corbyn and how she deals with the abuse she gets on Twitter.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests. Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wolfgang Ischinger
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Wolfgang Ischinger
Andrew Neil talks to a man once described as Europe’s most powerful ambassador about Germany's shifting security policy and why he would still invite Russia's foreign minister to the Munich Security Conference.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Robert Kagan
09-05-2022
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Andrew Neil talks to the hawkish US foreign policy thinker about Russia's war in Ukraine, his belief in liberal interventionism and why he thinks there's a constitutional crisis in the United States.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Fiona Hill
02-05-2022
Fiona Hill
Andrew Neil talks to the British-born Russia expert about Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and how she went from a deprived town in the North-East of England to advising three US presidents.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
General David Petraeus
25-04-2022
General David Petraeus
Andrew Neil talks to the former CIA director about Ukraine, America's role in the world and its politics at home.Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview, where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests.Members also get access to more of our journalism and invites to exclusive events. For a year's half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Backstory with Andrew Neil
12-04-2022
The Backstory with Andrew Neil
A series of in-depth conversation from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil explores people's ideas, decisions and beliefs to find out what's driving events at home and abroad. Essential if you want to be better informed about what is going on around us. Follow The Backstory with Andrew Neil for a new episode each week.The Backstory with Andrew Neil is a Tortoise podcast. To hear Andrew dissecting and reflecting on his interviews in a weekly bonus episode you can subscribe to Tortoise on Apple Plus or join our newsroom. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/Andrew and enter the code AndrewNeil50 to get a year's digital subscription for £50. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.