Power Names

Did you know that there are more Johns, Michaels and Davids in the House of Commons than there are women? American satirist Joe Queenan crosses the Atlantic to discover why, in politics as in life, you need the right name to get ahead.

Interviewees include John Sergeant, Lembit Opik, Attila the Stockbroker, Professor Gary Slapper, and a thousand vox pops on the street.

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Did you know that there are more Johns, Michaels and Davids in the House of Commons than there are women? American satirist Joe Queenan crosses the Atlantic to discover why, in politics as in life, you need the right name to get ahead.

Interviewees include John Sergeant, Lembit Opik, Attila the Stockbroker, Professor Gary Slapper, and a thousand vox pops on the street.