The Bluffocracy: who are the chancers who run Britain?

Aug 15, 2018, 04:38 PM

We often complain that our politicians are all bluffers who know very little about a lot. But is the very structure of our political institutions at fault? And is the bluffocracy taking over the civil service, too (00:50)? Speaking of bluffers, Theresa May is fudging her way through the Brexit negotiations, but can she survive after March 2019 (18:40)? And last, maybe all this politics has made you long for the good old days of monarchy. With Prince Charles’s art collection on exhibit, we ask, what can be gleaned about our future king from his paintings (27:10)?

With James Ball, Andrew Greenway, Ayesha Hazarika, Katy Balls, Will Tanner, Ned Donovan, and Roya Nikkhah.

Presented by Lara Prendergast.

Produced by Cindy Yu.