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The Rest Is Politics

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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. See for privacy and opt-out information.


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Latest Episodes

Join Alastair and Rory for the latest episode of TRIP: Question Time, where they answer your questions on Bhutan's Gross Domestic Happiness, Scottish Unionism, political biographies, cannibalism, and more. more

5 days ago

In a special episode of The Rest Is Politics, Alastair and Rory are joined by former Foreign Secretary and former Leader of the Conservative Party, William Hague. more

6 days ago

Join Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart as they discuss al-Qaeda, Kosovo, Kenya, Tunisia, the 'age of impunity', Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit, working for Truss and Sunak, terrorism, and resignation honours. more

7 days ago


4.8 out of 5 stars from 3k ratings
  • Boorish, unnuanced, self-unaware waffle, tempered slightly by Rory.

    Podcast Addict
    14 days ago
  • A war criminal and a spy

    Podcast Addict
    16 days ago
  • Impressive

    Enjoyable and informative. Thank you

    Apple Podcasts
    Italy16 days ago
  • Ear worm

    Direct , incisive, interesting, intellectual and not post truth. Political and life commentary from two very interesting and open hosts.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom16 days ago
  • Interesting chat …

    … but there’s very little actual debate, they agree on practically everything.

    Apple Podcasts
    Voodoo thursday
    United Kingdom16 days ago

Chart Positions

Apple Podcasts
#92 United States/News/Politics
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#225 United States/News
#4 United Kingdom/Top Podcasts
#1 United Kingdom/News
Apple Podcasts
#1 United Kingdom/News/Politics
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#1 United Kingdom/News

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