7. The PM Years Part 1: Getting Brexit Done

July 27, 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 the seventh episode, we hear about his early years as Prime Minister.


Lord Frost, a British former diplomat, civil servant and politician who briefly served as a Minister of State at the Cabinet Office between March and December 2021. Frost was Chief Negotiator of Task Force Europe from January 2020 until his resignation in December 2021.

Katy Balls, deputy political editor of The Spectator.

Simon Hart, Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire who served as Secretary of State for Wales between 2019 and 2022.

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