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Theresa May Leaves Downing Street For Prime Minister Questions

PMQs Sketch: Theresa May torpedoes Jeremy Corbyn in six syllables

19 October 2016 16:42

Today we saw government without opposition. At least without opposition in the hands of the Opposition leader. Rambling, disorganised Jeremy…


Jeremy Corbyn changes tactics at PMQs – but he still lacks any killer instinct

12 October 2016 16:07

Corbs is back. And he’s getting his act together. He showed up at PMQs looking estate-agent smart. White shirt, natty…


PMQs sketch: Politics without fear

14 September 2016 18:23

Remember how it was? Many fans of Westminster still recall with fondness the happy afternoons when the Tories used to…


Theresa May reveals her weakness

7 September 2016 16:01

Bit early for a lap of honour. At PMQs Mrs May congratulated her government (i.e. herself) on fifty marvellous days…

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PMQs sketch: Theresa May’s hard head and soft heart is terrifying for Labour

20 July 2016 16:20

What we know for sure about our secretive new PM is that she uses her clothes as a bush-telegraph. What…


PMQs sketch: A final farewell to Dodgy Dave

13 July 2016 16:17

Nice send off for Cameron at PMQs. Both leaders acquitted themselves well. Cameron was wry, witty and self-deprecating. He claimed…


PMQs sketch: Theresa May watches on…

6 July 2016 16:20

The Labour party’s in-growing toenail, Jeremy Corbyn, (not to be removed without much screaming and blood), behaved like a man…


PMQ’s sketch: two plank-walkers at the helm of the ship

29 June 2016 16:42

Rare to see a plank-walker at the helm of the ship. Today there were two. Cameron has accepted the inevitable…


PMQs sketch: What a strange farewell

15 June 2016 16:00

What a strange farewell. The slickest, sparkiest and most brutal street-fighter the Tory party has produced in a generation found…

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PMQs Sketch: Cameron was both the fibber and the whistle-blower

8 June 2016 16:18

Is Corbo working for the Tories? The Labour leader was such a pushover today that Cameron turned what should have…

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PMQs Sketch: Osborne managed to fight off Labour’s pocket Boadicea

25 May 2016 16:01

The only MP who doesn’t want Angela Eagle to be the next Jeremy Corbyn is Jeremy Corbyn. He was away…

2016 Anti-Corruption Summit

Cameron’s ‘anti-corruption summit’ will be a diamond-encrusted joke

11 May 2016 17:24

The ugly mug of international sleaze reared up at PMQs today. Mike Kane got things going by calling Nigeria ‘fantastically…

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PMQs Sketch: Next stop, extremist Labour

4 May 2016 16:56

Cameron hi-jacked today’s PMQs with a show of calculated brutality masked as high dudgeon. Feeble, whey-haired Corbyn obeyed the commands…

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PMQs Sketch: The high horse comes out cantering

27 April 2016 16:18

PMQs kicked off with a big fuss about improvements to our world-beating education system. To academise or not to academise?…

PMQs Sketch: The Tories have redefined the term ‘manifesto’

20 April 2016 16:40

Does Cameron care any more? Insouciance is a more attractive quality than earnestness in a leader but Cameron is taking…

David Cameron Leaves Downing Street For Prime Minister's Questions

PMQs Sketch: Cameron’s far-sighted statesmanship

13 April 2016 16:43

A vandal smashing a window and calling it air conditioning. A mother marrying her son and declaring it a lesson…

Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in 'Sunset Boulevard' at the London Coliseum

I didn’t enjoy it but I couldn’t help loving it: ENO’s Sunset Boulevard reviewed

5 April 2016 13:18

Sunset Boulevard Coliseum, in rep until 7 May Sunset Boulevard is a tale of fractured glory with Homeric dimensions. The…


PMQs Sketch: A bemused Corbyn struggles against Cameron’s mockery

23 March 2016 16:05

Corbyn had an open goal at PMQs. Cameron is weaker than he’s ever been. His favoured successor is toast. His…


Budget Sketch: George Osborne finally dropped the conservative pretence

16 March 2016 16:07

If George Osborne was ever a conservative he dropped the pretence today. The chancellor sounded risibly pompous as he declared…

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PMQs Sketch: Corbyn has chalked up a century but is yet to score

9 March 2016 16:32

All MPs are familiar with Jeremy Corbyn. The nylon tie and the charity shop jacket give him an air of…

Jeremy Corbyn Visits The North East

PMQs Sketch: Corbyn’s sitting back and waiting for the Tory funerals

2 March 2016 16:09

Jezza is one of the oldest Out campaigners in the Commons. He’s not quite the ‘Father of the Outs’ –…


PMQs sketch: Shouldn’t ‘preventable deaths’ really be called ‘homicides due to negligence’?

24 February 2016 16:47

David Cameron was grilled today on plans for a ‘7-day NHS’. This is his attempt to iron out a slight…

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PMQs sketch: Cameron’s new tactic to steal Corbyn’s mascot

10 February 2016 16:59

Housing is Jeremy Corbyn’s second favourite subject (after drainage lids). Back in the 1970s the grateful proletariat hailed his long…

"For The Love Of" Climate Coalition Rally Takes Place In Westminster

PMQs sketch: Kamikaze Creasy

3 February 2016 16:12

The referendum is slowly (very slowly) breaking up Cameron’s cabinet. It’s put him in a weird mood. Yesterday he was…


PMQs sketch: Cameron's new profanity

27 January 2016 17:23

Jeremy Corbyn hasn’t changed his clothes since Christmas. He arrived at PMQs today in his dependable outfit of non-slip shoes,…