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Legendary journalist and biographer Michael Crick presents no-holds-barred profiles of key people in the news — from Paul Dacre and Angela Rayner to Vladimir Putin. Hear the true stories behind the names with insight from guests who know them best. 

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How much do we really know about the people who make the headlines? 

In this provocative series, award-winning BBC, C4 and NewsNight journalist Michael Crick delves into the hidden backgrounds of the powerful and the influential. In each episode, Crick talks to friends, colleagues and associates who know a major personality well, building up a behind-the-scenes picture of how today’s movers and shakers became who they are – what drives them – and what they want.

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Michael Crick

Michael Crick is a broadcaster, journalist, author and biographer, and was a founding member of the Channel 4 News Team.

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