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Buxton International Festival

In the thick of it: Michael Gove interviews Nick Robinson

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What happens when the tables are turned on Nick Robinson, one of the foremost political interviewers of our day?

Michael Gove is one of the central figures of the Brexit debate. Interviewed countless times over the past two years, BIF presents this unique opportunity to witness a major role reversal when the minister interviews the BBC’s former political editor and presenter on the Today programme. 

Putting politics aside, we join in the fun as Gove puts Robinson on the spot.

Rt Hon Michael Gove MP
Michael Gove is Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and MP for Surrey Heath. After Oxford University, Michael began a career in journalism, culminating in his role as a columnist at The Times newspaper. Before taking on his current role, Michael served as Secretary of State for Education, Chief Whip, and Lord Chancellor & Secretary of State for Justice.

Nick Robinson
Nick Robinson is the BBC's former political editor. Throughout his career he has worked on several BBC news and political programmes. He was Political Editor of ITV News 2002 to 2005 before returning to the BBC as its political editor from 2005 to 2015. During this time he covered two general election campaigns, the formation of the first coalition in 75 years and the referendum on Scottish Independence. He is currently one of the lead presenters on the Today programme.

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  • Duration: 1hr
  • Price: £15