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The Emily Thornberry One

Nick Robinson speaks to shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry. They talk about how life's challenges have shaped her as a person and discuss the benefits of singing.

In a new series based on his popular podcast, Nick Robinson sits down for a chat with some of today's agenda setting politicians to get to know the person behind the public figure and find out what really makes them tick.

In this first episode, Nick meets Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry. She describes her journey from schoolgirl ragamuffin to being the 'queen of sass', explains how life's challenges have made her the person she is and discusses the benefits of singing.

To hear the full episode search BBC iPlayer or your podcast provider for 'Political Thinking with Nick Robinson'.

Producer: Faizal Farook.

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