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The Alex Salmond Show

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Boris Johnson – End game or phoenix
    Boris Johnson – End game or phoenix
    As Boris Johnson’s political problems pile up, Alex asks two political soothsayers with contrasting views to look forward into 2022. Top Tory commentator Peter Oborne believes that the prime minister is finished, but Johnson’s fellow...
    Dec 16, 2021 08:16
  • Our planet: saved or doomed?
    Our planet: saved or doomed?
    As COP26 in Glasgow fades into memory, Alex asks Professor Stuart Haszeldine to assess the progress and failures of the crucial climate summit. Plus he talks to two artists, Natalia Kapchuk and Sarah Class, whose work in the visual arts and...
    Dec 9, 2021 08:01
  • Johnson on the high wire
    Johnson on the high wire
    Alex talks to two opposition parliamentarians, intent on adding to the prime minister’s current political woes. Labour peer Lord Sikka is leading the charge on the government reneging on commitments to UK pensioners, while Angus Brendan...
    Dec 2, 2021 08:20
  • Scottish nationalism and the national day
    Scottish nationalism and the national day
    Scotland’s national day, St Andrew’s Day, this year sees the publication of a new volume exploring the origins of the modern quest for Scottish independence. Historian Owen Dudley Edwards tells Alex why Scottish national identity has...
    Nov 25, 2021 08:06
  • Racism – the uncomfortable truth 
    Racism – the uncomfortable truth 
    In a week where racism in sport has dominated the headlines in the UK, England football legend John Barnes talks to Alex Salmond about his new book ‘The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism’. Barnes argues that to understand the origins of...
    Nov 18, 2021 08:04
  • Covid crisis at Сhristmas
    Covid crisis at Сhristmas
    With continuing high levels of coronavirus infection, the UK health service is heading for a Christmas crisis as pressure from Covid 19 interacts with seasonal illnesses. Professor Hugh Montgomery of University College London outlines the new...
    Nov 11, 2021 08:34
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