The New Statesman Podcast / Armando Iannucci's Bucket of Wisdom

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On today's episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea are joined by a very special Guest Stephen: Armando Iannucci. They discuss his piece in the spring special of the New Statesman on the role of Prime Minister at 300, whether The Thick of It has poisoned British politics, and how he's been celebrating the return of the rule of six. Subscribing to the New Statesman helps us keep producing this podcast. You can now subscribe for 12 weeks for just £12. Visit We'd love to hear from you. Send us your You Ask Us questions at You can follow Stephen Bush on twitter @stephenkb. Anoosh Chakelian is @Anoosh_C and Ailbhe Rea is @PronouncedAlva. More audio from the New Statesman: listen to our weekly global affairs show World Review If you are a New Statesman digital subscriber you can get ad-free access to this podcast by visiting  

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