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THE TRUMP SHOW: MEET THE CAST

The Trump Show: now streaming on BBC Select via the Apple TV app & Amazon Prime Video Channels

People laughed when he tweeted that he was standing for President. He showed them. They thought he’d change when he took office. He doubled down. This is the story of four years of Trump, according to the insiders who aided him – Steve Bannon, Omarosa Newman, Pastor Mark Burns, and Anthony Scaramucci. Through sex scandals, a pandemic, impeachment, public unrest… the whole world was watching. It was one hell of a show.

Omarosa Newman

From The Apprentice to the White House

Manigault Newman first met Trump in 2003, as a contestant on The Apprentice’s was in its first season. She joined Trump’s 2016 election campaign as director of African American outreach in the 2016, then taking the position of director of communications for the White House office of public liaison.

Steve Banon

The second most powerful man in Washington?

As executive chairman of Breitbart – a staunchly conservative news website – Banon was an early cheerleader for Trump and Trumpism.

He immediately became Trump’s Chief Strategist and was credited with pulling the strings behind the scenes, but fell out of President Trump’s favour in 2017.

Michael Wolff

The Fire & Fury of Trump

The prolific journalist penned the NYT best-seller Fire & Fury, which featured a number of explosive claims, stimulating over 1 million in sales.

Pastor Mark Burns

Between Trump and God

The televangelist was named as Trump’s ‘Top Pastor’ by the Times and it’s thought that Pastor Mark Burns helped shape the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Alicia Garza

Principal at Black Futures Lab and Co-founder of The Black Lives Matter Global Network, Alicia empowers communities to be a force for change.

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Roxane Gay

Multiple award-winning author and New York Times contributing writer, whose takes on identity and culture traverse literature, journalism and film.

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Malcolm Gladwell

Listed in the TIME 100 Most Influential People List and author of five international bestsellers, including global blockbusters Blink and Outliers.