Alistair is a journalist who has presented programmes including BBC One’s Panorama and BBC Radio 4’s File on Four. His company, Artnes Media, specialises in current affairs investigations for network TV and radio.
Friday 30 April 2021
Detective chief inspector Paul Settle didn’t go along with the Met’s misguided investigation into a “VIP paedophile ring” – and lost his career because of it. We speak to him here
Thursday 29 April 2021
Mixing and merging
It seems important for all of us to understand the meaning of what’s happened to Harvey Proctor. What was it which liberated the media and the police to behave as they did; to create or fuel the two scandals which wrecked his life?
Wednesday 28 April 2021
The high wire
For the second time in his life, Harvey Proctor was being battered by a storm of dreadful allegations. His lawyers advised a safety-first approach. He had other ideas
Tuesday 27 April 2021
To suffer one shattering public scandal in a lifetime is hard enough. Harvey Proctor has endured two. In the second episode of Pariah, one of the highest profile police investigations of the past decade – Operation Midland – comes knocking on his door
Monday 26 April 2021
Harvey Proctor’s political star burned brightly in the 1980s. He was the anti-immigrant heir-apparent to Enoch Powell, until a tabloid sting exposed him as a gay man who paid for sex