This week, Hugh Bonneville—you know him best as Robert Crawley from Downton Abbey—joins Ashley and Mike in a very fun conversation about his new memoir. In addition, Stuart Heritage reports from London on the smoldering wreckage of a mess that is a former prime minister known as Liz Truss. Then Cullen Murphy discusses a best-seller about the environment from 50 years ago, and why it’s still powerful reading today. All this and more make this week’s show one you won’t want to miss. Listen by clicking Play below. But be sure to subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode.

Episode 110: The Hot Mess That Was Liz Truss

Plus: Hugh Bonneville of Downton Abbey on Paddington Bear’s substance-abuse problem; and more