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Rory Stewart, Nadine Batchelor-Hunt, Geoff Norcott & Peter Tatchell

Cross Question with Iain Dale

Joining Iain Dale on Cross Question this evening are former Conservative cabinet member Rory Stewart, journalist Nadine Batchelor-Hunt, comedian Geoff Norcott and human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.


2 Jun 2021

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Rory Stewart: What Makes Us Human?

What Makes Us Human with Jeremy Vine

The politician and adventurer joins Victoria Derbyshire to answer the question.Producer: Ryan Wilson.


2 Jun 2021

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An Inconvenient Ruth

Ruth speaks to former cabinet minister and definitely not a spy, Rory Stewart


14 Feb 2021

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The Rise and Fall of Ideologies | Rory Stewart, Grace Blakeley, Michael Sandel

Philosophy For Our Times

On today’s episode we’re discussing the role of idealism in the world of politics. Whether it's tribal nationalism, radical socialism, or environmental activism, the goals and ideals of politics are once again taking centre stage. Is a return to idealism dangerous or a necessary antidote to a bland politics that has served no one other than the ruling elite?To help us discuss idealism in politics we’re joined remotely by three leading thinkers Former Conservative MP Rory Stewart, economist Grace Blakeley, and Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


2 Feb 2021

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In Conversation with... Rory Stewart OBE

JUSTICE with prison philanthropist Edwina Grosvenor

In this episode, Edwina talks to Rory Stewart OBE former British politician and Prison’s minister and now Senior Fellow at Yale University to talk about his role as number two in the Ministry of Justice and responsible for all prisons in England and Wales. Rory speaks about the importance of accountability and his success story in focusing on ten prisons and reducing assaults in these prisons. Listen as Rory shares what our justice system does well, which he largely pins on its incredible prison officers as well as the challenges in implementing positive change within the system. https://twitter.com/RoryStewartUKhttps://www.rorystewart.co.uk/Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


11 Jan 2021

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RORY STEWART on why “Politics is bad for you”

The Bunker

What psychodrama is driving No Deal? Can the Tory Party be rescued from its embrace of nationalist unreason? And what is Boris Johnson like to work for? Former Cabinet Minister and power-walker Rory Stewart joins us Ayesha Hazarika, Arthur Snell and Andrew Harrison for this week’s panel edition.“Churchill desperately cared about detail… but I couldn’t get Boris to engage in the Foreign Office at all.” – Rory Stewart“Boris’ Brexit Deal is all about the drama, not the detail.” – Ayesha Hazarika“International politics is about local wisdom. On Iraq, Labour was too centralised and bureaucratic.” – Rory Stewart“We’ll still be negotiating with the EU by 2040” - Arthur Snell“Politics was deeply damaging for my mind, soul, and body… Ultimately, politics is bad for you.” – Rory StewartPresented and produced by Andrew Harrison. Assistant producers Jelena Sofronijevic and Jacob Archbold. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Alex Rees. THE BUNKER is a Podmasters ProductionSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


15 Dec 2020

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Rory Stewart on Boris; how caste broke out; artist Richard Weatherly's brush with birds,


In a recent book review in the Times Literary Supplement, Rory Stewart, former UK Conservative Minister and colleague of Boris Johnson, criticised him as an 'amoral figure'.He wrote: 'Unless we begin to repair our political institutions and nurture a society that places more emphasis on personal and political virtue, we will have more to fear than Boris Johnson.’


23 Nov 2020

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Ian McPhedran on the SAS; Renewable jobs; Rory Stewart on Boris; Caste breaks out; Richard Weatherly's brush with birds;

Saturday Extra - Full program podcast

1hr 24mins

20 Nov 2020

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Rory Stewart: Take Power by Taking the Blame


Rory Stewart talks about what he learnt from the 500 villages he walked through across Asia, how he stayed calm when his compound in Iraq was shelled and why being an MP was the hardest job he‘s done.He also shares his perspective for what is important for a divided America and his words of advice for Joe Biden.We also delve into society's last taboo, how to balance achievement with contentment and Rory’s favourite fruit!See below for Rory's favourite: Place: AfghanistanPiece of music: Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and SullivanBook: Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoy


4 Nov 2020

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How To Change The World with Alan Johnson

On the very first episode of 'How to Change the World', Alan Johnson welcomes on a man who used to sit opposite him in the House of Commons as a Tory MP, Rory Stewart.But Rory's much more than that - he's an author, an explorer and is currently a lecturer at Yale University.Find out about Rory's near death experience when trecking across Afghanistan, his real thoughts on how he left the Conservative party and how Orlando Bloom NEARLY played him in a film about his life, produced by Brad Pitt!Follow the show on twitter: @PodcastAlanOn Instagram: AlanJohnsonPodcast https://www.11-29media.com/how-to-change-the-world-with-alan-johnson


30 Oct 2020