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The Alex Salmond Show

  • Time for Labour/Liberal co-operation?
    Sir Vince Cable, former leader of the UK Liberal Democrats, tells Alex Salmond why Chairman Deng Xiaoping is, in a study of 16 world leaders, the one who most shaped the economics of the modern world. Despite serving as a cabinet minister in a...
    Feb 24, 2022 08:08
  • 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.
  • Time for Labour/Liberal co-operation?
    Time for Labour/Liberal co-operation?
    Sir Vince Cable, former leader of the UK Liberal Democrats, tells Alex Salmond why Chairman Deng Xiaoping is, in a study of 16 world leaders, the one who most shaped the economics of the modern world. Despite serving as a cabinet minister in a...
    Feb 24, 2022 08:08
  • Northern Ireland - The forgotten crisis 
    Northern Ireland - The forgotten crisis 
    Almost unnoticed amid the multiple European cost of living and Downing Street crises, Northern Ireland is back in a political deadlock, with the resignation of the Democratic Unionist first minister in protest over the post-Brexit deal. However,...
    Feb 17, 2022 10:00
  • The return of Trump?
    The return of Trump?
    A dream for some – for others, a nightmare. President Biden is struggling in the approval ratings, and former President Trump is now the bookies’ favourite to succeed him. Alex asks two experts from different ends of America’s...
    Feb 10, 2022 08:00
  • Omicron – doomsday or blessing in disguise? 
    Omicron – doomsday or blessing in disguise? 
    Alex Salmond speaks to Dr Angelique Coetzee, the Pretoria GP who first identified the Omicron variant – and who informed the world (based on her practical experience of patients) that the new variant, while hyper-infectious, was much milder in...
    Feb 3, 2022 08:00
  • Robert Burns and political radicalism
    Robert Burns and political radicalism
    At the height of the annual celebrations of the life and work of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, Alex speaks to Scots language campaigner Billy Kay and the former MP for Burns Country in South Ayrshire, Jim Sillars, about the impact of...
    Jan 27, 2022 08:00
  • The best president America never had
    The best president America never had
    One year after the storming of the Capitol, Colonel Laurence Wilkerson, chief of staff to the late General Colin Powell, presents a searing assessment of the current state of the republic, both in its domestic politics and its role in world...
    Jan 20, 2022 08:05
  • A single vaccine to the rescue?
    A single vaccine to the rescue?
    With the Omicron variant sweeping through country after country, Alex asks two key experts for their view on the future development of the epidemic. Dr Jerome Kim, director general of the International Vaccine Institute, explains the consequences of...
    Jan 13, 2022 08:06
  • A guid year ahead?
    A guid year ahead?
    Alex and Tasmina take a look back at some of the key interviews from a turbulent 2021, dominated by the global pandemic, the ignominious retreat from Kabul, and the mounting difficulties of the Johnson government in the UK. Will 2022 be...
    Jan 6, 2022 08:13
  • New Year's with the stars
    New Year's with the stars
    What would happen if hit TV Show Strictly Come Dancing, featured the UK royal family as dancing contestants? Find out when Alex and Tasmina ring in the New Year with the many voices of Spitting Image stars, Kate Robbins and Lewis McLeod, to review...
    Dec 30, 2021 09:29
  • A Christmas cast of thousands
    A Christmas cast of thousands
    Alex and Tasmina are joined for some gentle festive fun by the many voices of ‘Spitting Image’ stars Kate Robbins and Lewis Macleod. They look at the political year and lampoon some of the key figures, from the White House to Westminster...
    Dec 23, 2021 14:35
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