1.The Early Years: The Fifth Beatle

July 9, 2022

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson. A bit of a mouthful. To most people - and there are those that hate it - he’s simply Boris. This series tells the story of Boris Johnson - from boy to man to Prime Minister. In each episode Adam Fleming talks to a range of people who’ve known, watched, worked or dealt with him. In this first episode we hear about the early years. Guests: Andrew Gimson, political journalist and author of Boris - The Making of the Prime Minister. Sonia Purnell, writer and journalist and author of Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition Michael Cockerell, broadcaster and journalist who made the acclaimed documentary Boris Johnson: The Irresistible Rise Producers: Ben Carter and Natasha Fernandes Editor: Emma Rippon Production co-ordinator: Brenda Brown Studio Engineer: Rod Farqahar neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.