More adventures in the world of lobbying with Michael Crick.
What do lobbyists do? And what shouldn't they do?
Michael Crick explores the darker side of the lobbying industry, beginning with Sigmund Freud's nephew Edward Bernays who believed in the need for an 'invisible elite.' We also explore lobbying transparency, working with foreign governments, and some of the tricks employed in the persuasion game.
With contributions from Mark Borkowski, Tamasin Cave of Spinwatch, Jasmine Whitbread of London First, Alex Deane, and Alan Johnson who recounts the cunning tale of how the Royal Mail fought off privatisation by Michael Heseltine.
The producer in Bristol is Miles Warde