21 December 2021

The CapX Podcast: The heroes, villains, highs and lows of 2021


From the Washington riots to European Championship football fever, the Taliban sweeping through Afghanistan and the brutal murder of MP David Amess, it’s been mostly a year to forget – and that’s before we begin to talk about the concertina-ing nightmare of Covid false dawns.

Here on the CapX Podcast, however, we ended 2021 in style with three of Westminster’s brightest and best brains to pore over this year’s events. Competition guru Sam Bowman, freelance political journalist Marie Le Conte and the Telegraph’s sketchwriter Madeline Grant joined CapX’s own Alys Denby and John Ashmore to try to get through as much of the year’s endless news as possible.


It only remains for me to thank you, our loyal listeners. We’ve had a great time making the podcast this year, with some wonderful guests – and we’ve got big plans for more great episodes in 2022.

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John Ashmore is Editor of CapX.