As Boris Johnson prepares to host an awkward dinner party at chequers this weekend, Matt Chorley gets the best anecdotes from those who know the Prime Minister's country residence inside out, including Winston Churchill's grandson Sir Nicholas Soames, and former de facto Deputy Prime Minister, David Lidington.
Daniel Finkelstein and David Aaronovitch discuss the day's news.
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Matt Chorley looks at the link between GCHQ and Cheltenham and speaks to GCHQ's historian David Abrutat and former GCHQ director David Omand. Also Ed Balls pops in to chat about food, new labour and strictly.
PLUS the Times' Carol Lewis and Jack Malvern discuss Covid in the city and...
Matt Chorley hosts a panel live at the Cheltenham Literature festival asking how important personality is to a politician's success.
PLUS: An interview with Gyles Brandreth on his memoirs. AND David Sanderson from the Arts section of the Times and Manveen Rana of the Stories of Our Times...
Matt Chorley and Patrick Maguire take a trip down political history lane and analyse their favourite PMQs exchanges in front of a live audience at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.
Author Tim Marshall and the Cheltenham Literature Festival's Head of Programme's Nicola Tuxworth discuss...