Steve Richards




Steve Richards is one of Britain’s leading political commentators and broadcasters. He writes columns for the Guardian, Independent and FT. He is a presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and has presented BBC series on Blair, Cameron, Miliband and Corbyn. He is currently preparing a major series for Radio 4, ‘Theresa May’s Brexit Journey’. Last year he wrote and presented a widely praised series on David Cameron, ‘The Cameron Years’, still available on BBC iplayer. He has also presented an award winning BBC TV series on Modern Prime Ministers and Leadership, during which he delivered unscripted talks to camera for thirty minutes in one take. He is a regular commentator on the BBC and SKY and writes columns for the Guardian, Independent and FT.
His live one man show ‘Rock and Roll Politics sells out in both London and at Edinburgh Fringe.
For eight years Steve also presented GMTV’s live political show The Sunday Programme. He has written and presented several political films for Channel Four and BBC2. He was named political journalist of the year by the Political Studies Association and in Channel Four’s Political Awards. Steve’s widely acclaimed latest book ‘The Rise of the Outsiders’ is published by Atlantic. His next book on modern Prime Ministers will be published in September.