Posts Tagged “eddie mair”

Boris has a right Mair in live BBC interview

by Stephen Tall on March 24, 2013

It was a masterclass in TV interviewing from Eddie Mair, occupying Andrew Marr’s Sunday morning chair on BBC1. (You can watch an excerpt from the interview here.) With documentary-maker Michael Cockerell’s film, ‘Boris Johnson: The Irresistible Rise’, to be screened on Monday evening (BBC2, 9pm), Mair took the opportunity to put to the twice-elected Mayor […]

What I told Eddie Mair about that Nick Clegg apology

by Stephen Tall on September 20, 2012

Yeah, so that Nick Clegg video — the one I talked about yesterday and which has now gone viral — has attracted a fair degree of media attention. I showed up on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme today, alongside two (…)

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John Hutton was right: Gordon has been ‘a fucking disaster’. But who else was there?

by Stephen Tall on December 23, 2009

At long last, what was widely known in Westminster Village circles has rippled out beyond: John Hutton was the cabinet minister who told the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson in 2006 that Gordon Brown would be ‘a fucking disaster’ in the role of prime minister. Well done to BBC Radio 4’s Eddie Mair for wringing […]