Steve Richards – Keynote Speaker

Leading political commentator and broadcaster

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Specialist Subjects

  • Political Commentary
  • Presenter
  • Current Affairs
  • Brexit
  • British Politics


  • English


Steve Richards is one of Britain’s leading political commentators and broadcasters. He has written columns for the Guardian, Independent, FT and Sunday Times He is a presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and has presented BBC Radio 4 series on all recent Prime Ministers. He has also presented an award winning BBC TV series on Modern Prime Ministers and Leadership, during which he delivers unscripted talks to camera for thirty minutes in one take. He is a regular commentator on the BBC and SKY.

He performs his live one man show ‘Rock and Roll Politics’ in London and at the Edinburgh Festival. He also presents a weekly podcast on British politics. His latest books are ‘Reflections on Leadership-the Prime Ministers from Wilson to Johnson’ and ‘The Prime Ministers We Never Had-from Rab Butler to Jeremy Corbyn’.

He was named political journalist of the year by the Political Studies Association and in Channel Four’s Political Awards.

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