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Home Front - Omnibus - 23-27 March 1915
BBC Radio 4

Alastair Campbell on poolside politics

Alastair Campbell, former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Tony Blair, takes a dip with presenter Stephen Smith and discusses how the relaxing cool of the lido inspired him to create some of Blair’s most memorable speeches. In this affectionate look at the dying breed of outdoor pools, Stephen Smith meets a wealth of characters for whom lido swimming is a lifelong passion.

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