Sam Leith

Books Podcast: Gimson’s Prime Ministers

Books Podcast: Gimson's Prime Ministers
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In this week’s Books Podcast, I’m joined by the Telegraph’s former parliamentary sketch writer Andrew Gimson, and the Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson, to discuss their latest superhero-style team-up: Gimson’s Prime Ministers. The book is a complete set of brief lives of every occupant of Number Ten from Walpole to May — illustrated by Martin’s distinctive caricatures. What makes a good PM? Why will the UK never get a Trump? Why did one of them not even merit a biography? And which one predeceased a parrot? Learn all this and more…

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