Brian Walden: Political broadcasting and interview highlights

Brian Walden, a Labour MP who became a broadcaster, has died at the age of 86.

He was known for his tough political interviews, including with Margaret Thatcher in 1989 when he challenged the then-prime minister over her leadership style.

Mr Walden also made documentaries for the BBC including Walden On… and a series of profiles on former Labour Party leaders.

He was elected as a Labour MP in four elections before resigning and working in television, with his own political views shifting away from Labour and towards the Thatcherite right wing.

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