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The Spectator's Sebastian Payne presents a weekly podcast on current affairs with a selection of top Spectator contributors from Westminster and beyond. Find out more at


Macron: Europe's new emperor  

With Jonathan Fenby, Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Damian Thompson, Nick Spencer, James Forsyth and Paul Goodman. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Elections 2017 Special: How will Britain and France vote?  

With James Forsyth, Bobby Duffy, Richard Angell, Jonathan Fenby and Aline-Florence Manent. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

The Future of Christianity: Can the faith survive?  

With Rod Dreher, Matthew Parris, James Forsyth, David Frum, Cosmo Landesman and Freya Wood. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Trump's Wars: Has The Donald got China in his sights?  

With Professor Andrew J. Bacevich, General Sir Richard Barrons, Dr Heather Williams, Douglas Murray, Tom Gash, Sophia Money-Coutts and Misti Traya. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

A New Europe: a Brexit that works for everyone?  

With James Forsyth, Hugo Dixon, Fraser Nelson, Damian Reilly, Matt Christie, Simon Callow and John Hemming. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Aid isn't working: It's jobs, not handouts, that refugees want  

With Paul Collier, Kevin Watkins, Stephen Robinson, James Forsyth, Emily Hill and Alex Krasodomski-Jones. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Double Trouble: Can Theresa May win in Brussels without losing Scotland?  

With James Forsyth, Alex Massie, Boyd Tonkin, Sam Leith, Simon Barnes and Guy Shorrock. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

The Plot Against the Pope  

With Damian Thompson, Dan Hitchens, Danny Kruger, Steve Moore, Peter Hitchens, and Jenny Coad. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

Sturgeon's second stab: Will there be a new battle for Scotland?  

With Alex Massie, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Freddy Gray, Camilla Swift and Ben Fogle. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

May's third way: Is the Prime Minister plotting a course between nationalism and globalism?  

With James Forsyth, Fraser Nelson, Mary Dejevsky, John Sutherland, Hugh Pearman and John Rentoul. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Isis's last stand: Is the caliphate on the verge of collapse?  

With Paul Wood, Tom Tugendhat MP, Matthew Parris, James Forsyth, Harry Mount and Nick Hilton. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

The great French collapse: It's Le Pen against a falling establishment  

With Professor Robert Tombs, Amandine Alexandre, Cosmo Landesman, Liz Brewer, Isabel Hardman and Laura Freeman. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

How to stay sane in Trumpworld  

With Harry Mount, Michael Segalov, James Walton, Sam Jordison, and Michael Henderson. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Holland's hurricane: Could the Dutch election change a continent?  

With Melle Garschagen, Douglas Murray, James Forsyth, Henry Newman, Simon Barnes and Camilla Swift. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

You're fired! Is there a new special relationship on the way?  

With Freddy Gray, Kate Andrews, Paul Wood, James Forsyth, Liam Halligan, Camilla Swift, and Kirsty Henderson. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

The End of Experts: How voters and shoppers confounded the wonks  

With Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Damian Thompson, Cristina Odone, and Freddy Gray. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

Trump takes charge: Will he win big or destroy American doctrine?  

With Andrew J. Bacevich, Freddy Gray, Elisa Segrave, Philip Asherson, and Hugo Rifkind. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Books Podcast: Michael Lewis and The Undoing Project  

A special sample episode of the Spectator's new Books podcast. Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball and The Big Short, talks to Sam Leith about his new book, The Undoing Project, in this sample episode of the Spectator Books podcast.

Christmas special: Review of the year  

With Tim Shipman, Fraser Nelson, Nick Cohen, Freddy Gray, Douglas Murray, James Forsyth and Peter Oborne. Presented by Isabel Hardman.

Brexit on trial: The Supreme Court’s Article 50 case  

With Joshua Rozenberg, Professor Timothy Endicott, Paul Wood, Luke Coppen and Joel Snape. Presented by Isabel Hardman

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