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Join John, Olly and Simon Chapman to hear them discuss Queen Elizabeth II
Listen to an interview from Mindu Hornick. 
John and Olly return from their summer breaks and turn to considering the summer's polotical events. After giving a few holiday and reading recommendations of course. 
John and Olly are joined by recent OW Archie McCusker, where they consider the decolonisation of the British and French Empires. 
Willam Gladstone

Willam Gladstone

2022-08-1853:17

John goes on location to the Gladstone Library. Ably assisted by Warwick pupils Ben and Cornelius, do listen to this fascinating study of the Grand Old Man and his library. 
John and Olly are on location in the Lord Lecyster Listen in to John discuss factionalism in the court of Henry VIII with the school's deputy head - Dr. Simon Chapman. 
 Join John and Olly for a romp through French History as we could consider the great leaders in the nation's history. Featuring seven men, two women, one Italian and a house.  This is part two and goes from the 1870s up until the present day. 
John and Olly are joined by renowned historian Dominic Sandbrook to discuss Margaret Thatcher. They also cover some other Prime Ministers, James Callaghan, Gordon Brown and Stanley Baldwin. 
Join John and Olly for a romp through French History as we could consider the great leaders in the nation's history. Featuring seven men, two women, one Italian and a house.  This is part one and covers 500-1870. 
Join John and Olly to hear them discuss the continuing war in Ukraine, explain what it means for the world, nuclear weapons. There is also some commentary on the current political climate. 
Listen to John interview OW Owen James who was a platoon commander in Afghanistan. 
An interview with Q

An interview with Q

2022-03-1439:27

Listen to this fascinating interview with OW Peter Varnish, Warwick School's very own Q.  A scientist, diplomat and engineer working at the highest levels of government. Hear about his fascinating career and his authoritative views on the contemporary world. 
Ukraine

Ukraine

2022-03-0240:48

John and Olly discuss the war in the Ukraine. 
John and Olly are joined by fellow teacher Craig Bennett to discuss nationalism. What is nationialism, what does the term mean, what is the history behind it and is it a force for good or bad? 
John and Olly visit some Norman sights in Warwick before sitting down in the  Twelfth Century crypt of Saint Mary's Church, Warwick to discuss the sons of William the Conqueror. 
JJ and Dr. Chapman interview Sir Anthony Seldon about his newest book 'The Impossible Office?' The History of the British Prime Minister.' Do listen to this fascinating interview from one of Britain's leading educationalists and historians. 
A trailer episode for you to enjoy before we get some special guests on the pod. 
We look back at the 2019 election with Michael Cox, a recent OW now working as a campaign manager for the Conservative Party in the North Eastern. We talk about his role in the 2019 election, the 'Red Wall' and look forward to the next election. 
John is joined by the Deputy Head, Dr. Chapman, to interview Simon Weston about his life and the Falklands War. 
Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

2022-01-0244:35

John and Olly discuss the most influential political scientist of our time, Francis Fukuyama. His works have charted the rise and decline of democracy over the last 30 years. 
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