Go to podcast
by The Political Party
The Political Party

Show 225 - David Owen


A titan of British politics shares stories from his fascinating career. David reminisces about Roy Jenkins, Shirley Williams and Margaret Thatcher, but also delivers sharp political analysis about Keir Starmer, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit. Oh and explains the differences between The Gang of Four and The Independent Group. As well as founding and leading the SDP, David served as Foreign Secretary under James Callaghan... at the age of 38! His insights on the international stage, include brilliant stories about his encounters with Ronald Reagan, Robert Mugabe and Slobodan Milosevic. This is exceptional from start to finish. 

Get your tickets for the Political Party Specials at The Garrick Theatre and Vaudeville Theatre here:


Monday 24 May: Peter Mandelson and Sayeeda Warsi

Tuesday 25 May: Keir Starmer and Andrea Leadsom - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 2 June: Jess Phillips and Esther McVey

Subscribe to British Scandal here or wherever you get your podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/british-scandal/id1563775446

Email the show: politicalpartypodcast@gmail.com

Order Matt's book 'Politically Homeless' here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/2100000262618

Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde

Follow Matt on WTSocial: https://wt.social/u/matt-forde

For the latest UK Government advice on coronavirus go to: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus


See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.



by The Political Party