Question Time

Starkey Drops A Sexual Clanger On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Politics

Historian David Starkey has insisted on BBC Question Time that a 16 year old pupil could "groom" a 44 year old teacher, in a cringeworthy tirade on th...

The Hare and the Tortoise - Brand and Farage

Jake Yapp | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Yapp

I feel that Brand thinks that one glorious October, we will finally overthrow all tyranny and injustice everywhere and everything will be brilliant and we can all make love in a big field somewhere while John Denver sings to us. I know that's silly and reductive and dismissive. But, in the absence of a coherent plan, we are all forced to try to extrapolate What Would Happen Next.

The Real Reasons Why So Many People Are Disillusioned With Politics

Mike Walsh | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Politics
Mike Walsh

Although the world we live in is constantly changing, there are long existing problems which creates disillusionment with politics in this country.

The Party Russell Brand's Looking for Already Exists - He Just Needs to Vote

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

The Green Party is a growing movement for democratic, progressive political change in Britain. They are the only party that want to end austerity and take real action to create a more equal and sustainable future. Please take a look at our policies, Russell. If you agree with us, then get registered and vote Green in 2015.

Brand Vs Farage: The Paradox

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

The recent ad-hom attacks at him from all sides - from his frilly vocabulary, narcotic-imbibing past to his revolving door of bedfellows - have been unjustified, most notably using the bizarre logic of apparently not being qualified to support the poor and vulnerable's causes should you be the bearer of a generously stuffed bank account.

Guy That Stood Up For Farage Against Brand Was Ukip MEP's Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

Remember that guy who was standing up for Farage on Question Time? He's a Ukip MEP's brother and once considered standing for the party himself. ...

Russell Brand Says Farage Wants Children 'To Be Afraid'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand has accused Nigel Farage of telling the Question TIme audience that he backed the right for parents' to hit their children as "it's good...

The Man Who Left Russell Brand Speechless On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: It has been confirmed that this man is UKIP MEP James Carver's brother. Russell Brand was rendered momentarily speechless on Thursday's Que...

Brand And Farage Leave Their Best Insults Until AFTER Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage's clash on the Question Time panel may have seemed a bit muted, but they saved their best barbs for afterwards. The ...

Farage Fails Most Basic Fact Check With Misleading Australian Voting Claim

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

Nigel Farage has been widely mocked after using a very suspect a example to justify claims that bad behaviour by MPs in parliament doesn't alienate yo...

Answer Time

Russell Brand | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Russell Brand

And a pantomime it is, well not so entertaining, no flouncing dames or doleful Buttons or rousing songs, just semi-staged tittle-tattle and bickering. The only worthwhile sentiments, be they raging or insightful come from the audience, across the camera bank. The man who brings up politicians pay rises, the man who demands I stand for parliament (so that he could not vote for me judging from his antipathy), the mad, lovely blue hair woman who swears at everyone, mostly though the woman who says "Why are we talking about immigrants? It's a side issue, this crisis was caused by financial negligence and the subsequent bail-out".

This Shouty Blue-Haired Lady Won Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK

Thursday night's Question Time - billed as an epic showdown between Russell Brand and Nigel Farage - proved to be a bit of a damp squib in the end. ...

All The Funniest Bits Of BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Thursday night saw the much-anticipated rumble in the Canterbury jungle as Nigel Farage and Russell Brand lined up against each other on Question Time...

5 Questions Russell Brand Could Ask Nigel Farage On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are going to provide some political fireworks on the BBC's Question Time as two flamboyant - but politically contrary -...

5 Questions Nigel Farage Could Ask Russell Brand On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are set for a colourful clash on Thursday night as the two flamboyant - but politically contrary - figures star on the ...

Twitter Trolls: Come and Say It to My Face!

Charlie Mullins | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

I heard this morning that Jonathan Agnew quit Twitter after receiving a stream of abuse on the site after a spat with Kevin Pietersen's wife. Although I haven't (yet) been wished 'death by Ebola' by an anonymous Twitter user, I've recently had the misfortune of dealing with a few Twitter trolls of my own...

Was Question Time 'Extremely Insensitive' To Alice Gross Family?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The sister of Alice Gross has branded BBC One's Question Time "extremely insensitive" for using her sister's death to discuss immigration less than 48...

#Highlander: 'There Can Be Only One'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

The producers of Question Time are rarely circumspect when it comes to giving audience members 30 seconds to rant, dry up or talk about something comp...

We Cannot Keep Supporting Labour and The Tories Like they are Football Teams, Riding out a Rough Season by Obidiently Turning Up to Vote for Them No Matter What They Do

Harry Cunningham | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Cunningham

I'm not a particularly political person. I am not a Marxist, a Socialist, a Conservative, a Liberal...I find it all a bit bewildering to be honest. And I'm not alone. For though most people have a plethora of views about the huge problems facing the country at the moment...

Salma Yaqoob Calls Tory Iain Duncan Smith A 'Scrounger' On BBC's Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Salma Yaqoob called Tory bigwig Iain Duncan Smith a “scrounger” on Thursday’s Question Time, attacking the secretary for works and pensions ove...

Just Who Is The Ukip MEP Who Tackled Footballer Joey Barton?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

Viewers of last night's Question Time may have anticipated fisticuffs at dawn between footballer Joey Barton and ex-Mirror editor Piers Morgan. But bo...

Joey Barton The Best Of Five Ugly Panellists, Say Question Time Viewers

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Viewers declared footballer Joey Barton "the best of a bad bunch" on Thursday night's 'Question Time'. Giving their views on football's philosopher...

Joey Barton Puts A Crunching Tackle On Ukip's Louise Bours

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

Joey Barton, the professional footballer turned professional Twitter antagonist, stuck a crunching tackle on Ukip on Thursday, telling fellow Question...

WATCH: Angry Question Time Audience Member Storms Out In Immigration Row

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Politics

BBC Question Time became so explosive when an audience member clashed with a panellist over immigration this week that he ended up getting his coat an...

Anna Soubry Says Her 'Question Time' Spat With Nigel Farage 'Wobbled' The Ukip Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics

Anna Soubry, the MP most famous for admonishing Nigel Farage on Question Time (as well as being the first female defence minister from the Commons), h...