The Political Party


Show 282 - Sam McAlister

This is the astonishing inside account of Prince Andrew's Newsnight interview. The details will blow your mind. Sam McAlister produced the show for years and was able to convince guests to give interviews when no-one else could. In her new book 'Scoops', she takes us behind the scenes of various interviews including Julian Assange, Steven Seagal and Amy Schumer. It's a fascinating inside account of how she manages to secure the biggest guests as well as honesty about the mistakes made along the way. The years spent trying to convince Prince Andrew to do the show, the meetings she had with him before, the experience of being in that room as the interview unfolds and then his reaction afterwards will all astound you.Buy Sam's book 'Scoops' here:,aps,62&sr=8-1Follow Sam on Twitter: @SamMcAlister1Buy tickets to The Political Party, live at The Duchess Theatre including the next show withALAN JOHNSONonMonday 25 Julyhere: ticketstoMatt's brand new stand-up showClownsToTheLeftOf Me, JokerstotheRightatThe Edinburgh Festivalhere: guests at The Political Party include:25 July:Alan Johnson7 Aug: Gordon Brown15 Aug: Anas Sarwar22 Aug: Joanna Cherry17 Oct:Matt Hancock5 Dec: Rachel ReevesEmail the show:politicalpartypodcast@gmail.comFollow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde