The Alex Salmond Show

  • The exit from the Brexit maze
    Has one of the UK’s longest serving parliamentarians charted the route out of the government’s Brexit maze? In a week of total government disarray, Baron Wigley of Caernarfon, once an enfant terrible in the House of Commons, suggests an...
    Mar 14, 2019 08:02
  • The Alex Salmond Show
    Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond hosts a new political chat program, ‘The Alex Salmond Show’, on RT, where he vows to battle the mainstream media narrative and take the news “out of the Westminster nexus.” ‘The Alex Salmond Show’ will take viewers inside the Welsh, Irish and Scottish parliaments, also looking at the government of Northern Ireland, not forgetting Westminster.
  • The exit from the Brexit maze
    The exit from the Brexit maze
    Has one of the UK’s longest serving parliamentarians charted the route out of the government’s Brexit maze? In a week of total government disarray, Baron Wigley of Caernarfon, once an enfant terrible in the House of Commons, suggests an...
    Mar 14, 2019 08:02
  • The Chagos Islands: A bitter colonial legacy
    The Chagos Islands: A bitter colonial legacy
    This week’s episode of the Alex Salmond Show begins an examination of the 50 year old colonial scandal of how the Chagossian people were cleared from their island homes in the Indian Ocean to make way for a US Air Force base. The International...
    Mar 7, 2019 08:21
  • Stands Scotland where it did in Europe?
    Stands Scotland where it did in Europe?
    In the final part of a series on how Brexit is viewed from Brussels, this week’s edition of the Alex Salmond Show features interviews with Europe’s most experienced parliamentarian, Elmar Brok, and leading columnist James Wilson. They...
    Feb 28, 2019 08:53
  • The brexit exasperation horizon
    The brexit exasperation horizon
    In the second in a series highlighting some views on Brexit from Brussels, the Alex Salmond Show interviews key commenters on how other Europeans now regard Britain’s relationship with the EU. Claude Moraes, voted Britain’s most...
    Feb 21, 2019 09:36
  • A new party for Brexiteers
    A new party for Brexiteers
    The Alex Salmond Show begins a new series looking at Brexit from a European perspective. In this week’s show, Alex talks to some of Britain’s Brexiteers in Europe – the Euro MPs who have been campaigning to make themselves...
    Feb 14, 2019 09:15
  • Denmark international
    Denmark international
    In the final part of a series on Denmark, the Alex Salmond Show interviews key commentators on how the independent-minded Danes manage to combine Euroskepticism with a determination to remain at the heart of Europe, and also examines the success of...
    Feb 7, 2019 09:12
  • The ides of May
    The ides of May
    After another week of House of Commons farrago, the Alex Salmond Show looks at the underlying strain that Brexit is applying to political parties beyond the parliamentary process. Alex asks leading commentator Peter Oborne whether this week's...
    Jan 31, 2019 09:13
  • ‘Copenhagen: An elixir of Happiness…?’
    ‘Copenhagen: An elixir of Happiness…?’
    Two very different perspectives on “Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen” this week, as Alex meets former mayor of culture and leisure Pia Allerslev, and controversial social commentator and author, Knud Romer.
    Jan 24, 2019 09:16
  • Breaking the Brexit deadlock
    Breaking the Brexit deadlock
    With this week’s dramatic events in the House of Commons leaving politics trapped in a Brexit deadlock, Alex speaks to three key commentators who each have a way forward – the problem is they have three different routes; Mike Galsworthy...
    Jan 17, 2019 10:05
  • Brexit: Shakespearean tragedy or political gameshow
    Brexit: Shakespearean tragedy or political gameshow
    As UK politics reaches crisis point, Alex asks Lisa Cameron (SNP) and Jim Shannon (DUP), “What next for Brexit?” Plus, the case of Chris McEleny, who says he was discriminated against by the Ministry of Defence because of his...
    Jan 10, 2019 09:45