Steve Richards
broadcaster; political commentator; presenter, BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster; author, The Prime Ministers: reflections on leadership from Wilson to May

Steve Richards is one of Britain’s leading political commentators and broadcasters. He writes columns for theGuardian, Independent and FT. He presents BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and has presented BBC series on Blair, Cameron, Miliband and Corbyn and the major Radio 4 seriesThe Road to Brexit. In January 2018 he wrote and presented a series on David Cameron, The Cameron Years. He also presented an award winning BBC TV series on Modern Prime Ministers and Leadership, during which he uniquely delivered unscripted talks to camera for thirty minutes in one take. He is a regular commentator on BBC and Sky News.

His latest book, The Prime Ministers: Reflections on Leadership from Wilson to May is published by Atlantic, as was his book The Rise of the Outsiders in 2017. His previous book Gordon Brown and New Labour was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize.

Follow Steve on Twitter: @steverichards14

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