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Corbyn’s turn on Today was as graceful and twinkle-toed as Bowie himself

Plus: two great moments on Desert Island Discs and the resurrection of an early masterclass from Tom Stoppard

16 January 2016

9:00 AM

16 January 2016

9:00 AM

Some might say that Jeremy Corbyn is cloth-eared, tone-deaf, socially inept but on Monday morning, as the death of the pop artist David Bowie scrambled the agenda on Radio 4’s Today programme, he was as graceful and twinkle-toed as Bowie himself. The opposition leader had been invited on to the ‘big slot’ just after the eight o’clock bulletin to talk about his ‘shock’ reshuffle last week.

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