January 23rd, 2015
Episode 412 of 487 episodes
Matthew Parris and Andrew Bryson discuss their new book, The Spanish ambassador's suitcase.Matthew Parris worked for the Foreign Office and the Conservative Research Department before serving as MP for West Derbyshire. He joined The Times as parliamentary sketchwriter in 1988, a post he held for 13 years, and he now writes as a columnist for the paper. He broadcasts for radio and television, and presents the biographical programme Great Lives on BBC Radio 4. He is also a regular columnist for The Spectator.Andrew Bryson is a radio journalist working in the BBC's Business and Economics Unit. He frequently produces Radio 4′s Today programme and programmes for Radio 5 Live.This podcast was recorded live as part of the Writer of the month series, which broadens awareness of historical records and their uses for writers. We apologise for any intermittent reduction in sound quality.