Special guest GAVIN ESLER on Referendum rage, BBC in crisis and the Brexit 50p. PLUS inside The Ladybird Book Of Brexit

Nov 02, 2018, 06:00 AM

Legendary former Newsnight presenter and BBC Washington Correspondent turned doughty Remain footsoldier GAVIN ESLER joins us to sort through the Breckage of another week in the sunlit uplands. Hold tight for… the 50p Brexit coin! Daniel Hannan’s plans to replace the NHS with an American-style system that has worse outcomes than the one in Cuba! Why did the Head of the Electoral Commission resign? And is the defining factor in modern politics not the alt.right or the far left but the Exhausted Middle?

PLUS our good friends Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris tell us how they wrote the latest in the hit grown-up Ladybird books: The Story of Brexit. And we’ve got ten copies to give away in an actual, Swap Shop-style competition.

“In Brussels they say ‘We used to admire Britain. Now we pity you.’ And I’m not sure it’s a good idea to have a Prime Minister who’s pitied.”

This week’s REMAINIACS is produced and presented by Andrew Harrison with Ian Dunt and Alex Andreou. Audio production: Sophie Black. Remainiacs is a Podmasters production.

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