The View from 22

The View from 22

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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


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

May's winning hand: Why the Prime Minister holds all the aces  

With Isabel Hardman, James Forsyth, Andrew Gilligan, Richard Watts, and Ysenda Maxtone Graham. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

The New Normal: Is it Trump?  

With Rod Liddle, Nick Cohen, Owen Matthews, Ariane Sherine and Cosmo Landesman. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

President Donald Trump: Special election podcast  

With James Forsyth and Tim Stanley. Presented by Fraser Nelson.

Planet Trump: How Donald Trump won the presidency  

With Freddy Gray and Christopher Caldwell. Presented by Fraser Nelson.

Breaking the Bank: Inside Theresa May's clash with Mark Carney  

With James Forsyth, Sam Bowman, Peter Oborne, Seth J Frantzman and Mark Palmer. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Le Pen's victory: How she humiliated her presidential rivals  

With Agnès Poirier, Gavin Mortimer, Andrew Watts, Melanie McDonagh and Peter Tatchell. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Putin vs the world: He's winning, in propaganda and on the ground  

With Dmitri Linnik, Ben Judah, Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Toby Young and Melanie McDonagh. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Lights, camera, politics: The triumph of showbiz over argument  

With Douglas Murray, Xenia Wickett, Rod Liddle, Nick Cohen and Gary Bell. Presented by Freddy Gray.

Syrian nightmare: The insoluble conflict that's now threatening world peace  

With Paul Wood, Andrew Mitchell, James Forsyth, Fraser Nelson, Brendan O'Neill and Siobhan Fenton. Presented by Lara Prendergast.

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