Matt Forde: Dishonourable Member (2 stars)

This article is from 2011

Matt Forde: Dishonourable Member

Ill-judged hagiography of Tony Blair and Brian Clough

Entitled Dishonourable Member, you might expect this hour to be a coruscating bite at British politics. But Forde’s show turns out to be a protracted love letter to Tony Blair. The sequence about two awkward encounters with his childhood hero Brian Clough works well, but it’s all lost in the dust of ill-judged hagiography.

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Matt Forde: Dishonourable Member

  • 2 stars

Ever watched Prime Minister’s Questions with a 4 pack of lager? Matt has. After seeing this show you will probably want to as well. He knows it’s weird to get excited about politics in the same way he gets excited about football. But he can’t do anything about it. You reds! As heard on talkSPORT, 5Live and The Jon…