Jonathan Beswick

Father Jonathan Beswick SSC is Rector of St Peter’s, London Docks and was a member of the General Synod 2011-18

Lionel Shriver, Matthew Parris and Jonathan Beswick

25 min listen

On this week’s episode, Lionel Shriver says we believe what we want to believe. (00:45) Then, Matthew Parris says Peter Mandelson, infamously nicknamed the Prince of Darkness, could have been prime minister. (09:50) And finally, Father Jonathan Beswick explains why he’s keeping his church open during lockdown. (17:10)

The tech supremacy: Silicon Valley can no longer conceal its power

36 min listen

Joe Biden won the US election, but is Big Tech really in power? (00:45) Churches are allowed to open during lockdown, but should they? (13:20) And can comfort eating and cosy socks replace human connections? (25:50) With historian Niall Ferguson; New York Times editorial board member Greg Bensinger; Father Jonathan Beswick; The Very Reverend Peter