Lisse Garnett

Lisse Garnett is an ex-BBC broadcast journalist and specialist wine importer.

Katy Balls, Nicholas Farrell, Lisse Garnett

23 min listen

On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from Katy Balls on who may take Boris Johnson’s place if he resigns. (00:49) Next, Nicholas Farrell on the potential return of Silvio Berlusconi. (06:21) And finally, And Lisse Garnett on what’s it like to date and influencer. (18:00) Produced and presented by Sam Holmes Subscribe to The Spectator

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