Presenter, LBC Drive
The LBC presenter talks through his career, behind the scenes on his daily show, and his ‘seaside scuffle’
Iain Dale is a political commentator, writer and publisher; presenter of LBC’s drivetime show, and MD of current affairs publisher Biteback. In this in-depth interview, he talks candidly about his career highs and lows; reveals he partly blames himself for David Davis losing the Conservative leadership election; explains how he prepares for his daily LBC show; reminisces about founding Total Politics magazine, and criticises Dods for “running it into the ground”; and discusses in detail the legal issues surrounding his televised ‘seaside scuffle’ with a nuclear campaigner.
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