Peter Bull language and communication

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Media Coverage


Why was Margaret Thatcher interrupted so often?

BBC Radio Wales, “Eye on Wales”, interview with Felicity Evans (28 October, 2012).

London LBC Radio. Interview with Ian Collins on the performance of the UK coalition government(8 September, 2012).

London LBC Radio. Interviewed by Ian Collins on the results of the UK local elections (5 May 2012).

Channel 4 News. Interviewed for a feature on "The Crying Game: When Politicians Get Teary" (12 April 2012).

BBC World Service. Interview with Dan Damon on the psychology of political power for “World Update” (14 February 2011).

BBC Radio 4. Interview with Chris Ledgard for the “Word of Mouth” programme on “body language” (17 August 2010, repeated 23 August).

BBC News Online: “Hilda or Leonard? What's in a name? All about perception”. Interview for a feature on the role of first and second names in politics.

BBC Radio 5. Interview on the 2010 general election for the Kate Silverton Show, 21 March 2010.


A principal contributor to the 8-part series on interpersonal compatibility, entitled Is This the One? (broadcast August 2004). Also, contributor to the programme Iraq: How the War was Spun (broadcast March 2004).

Discovery TV Channel

Interview for New Scientist Reports.

BBC Radio 4 & Radio 5 Live

Has been interviewed regularly for both channels, including appearances on All in the Mind, The Westminster Hour, Broadcasting House, the Today programme, and Late Night Live.

Contributor to the feature programmes Clappers - A History of Applause and Kebabbed - The Story of the Political Interview.

London LBC Radio

Interviewed by Ian Collins on the results of the UK local elections (5 May 2012).

Interviews with Nick Ferrari on: Gordon Brown's speech to the Labour Party conference (30 September 2009); body language of Baroness Scotland in relation to her statement about employing an illegal immigrant (23 September 2009); Gordon Brown’s responses to questions (26 August & 2 July 2009); political apologies (12 May 2009).


Research on political language has been regularly reported in all the daily UK broadsheets (The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, The Daily Telegraph).