Question Time


Chris Leslie is no substitute for John McDonnell on Question Time

25 November 2016 14:42

On Thursday night, John McDonnell had to pull out of an appearance on Question Time — alongside David Gauke, Tim Farron, Mariana…


Meet Jeremy Corbyn’s new Question Time champion – the Vote Leave campaigner

20 July 2016 15:43

After Jeremy Corbyn faced a vote of no confidence from Labour MPs over his lacklustre effort in the failed Remain…


Watch: Ed Miliband mistaken for his brother David twice on Question Time

27 May 2016 10:04

Poor Ed Miliband. Since his defeat in the General Election, the former Labour leader has seen his influence fade — dropping to…


Watch: Paul Mason puts number of immigrants in Toxteth down to the slave trade

20 May 2016 19:07

Yesterday Pat Glass came under fire after she described a voter — who expressed concerns about a ‘scrounging’ Polish family — as…


Irvine Welsh has a taxing time on Question Time

8 April 2016 9:27

Last night’s Question Time saw David Dimbleby joined by Anna Soubry, Chris Bryant, Douglas Carswell, economist Ruth Lea and Irvine Welsh.…


Watch: SNP politician in a spin on Question Time over free school meals

18 March 2016 9:55

This week’s Question Time saw David Dimbleby joined by a panel comprised of Emily Thornberry, Roger Helmer, Nicky Morgan, Tasmina…


Question Time’s Brexit poster girl joins Women for Britain campaign

8 March 2016 12:42

When Lexie Hill appeared on Question Time last month, she left Cabinet minister Liz Truss speechless when she offered up…


Watch: Zoe Williams says ‘rugby is just a weird thing that posh people play’

4 March 2016 9:22

Last night’s Question Time panel saw David Dimbleby joined by John McDonnell, Dominic Raab, Ukip’s Louise Bours, Jermaine Jenas and…


Video: feisty Brexit teenager leaves Cabinet member Liz Truss speechless on Question Time

26 February 2016 14:22

Despite the In campaign’s best efforts to reach the youth vote with the help of Britain Stronger in Europe board…


June Sarpong misses the mark on Question Time

18 February 2016 23:30

It’s not been a great week for the In campaign in terms of ‘celebrity’ endorsements. On Tuesday Emma Thompson unexpectedly got…


Jess Phillips puts her foot in it: ‘Cologne attacks similar to a night out in Birmingham’

29 January 2016 9:11

Since Jess Phillips was elected as the MP for Birmingham Yardley in May, the Labour politician has become known for her…


Watch: Jacob Rees-Mogg teaches David Dimbleby a lesson over Eton jibe

18 December 2015 11:00

Last night David Dimbleby was joined on Question Time by a panel comprised of Jacob Rees-Mogg, Piers Morgan, Emily Thornberry,…


On Question Time, will someone please ask Mehdi Hasan about his views on infidels?

19 November 2015 16:22

Various readers have been asking if I am doing Question Time, This Week or Any Questions this week. It’s not…


A ‘kinder politics’ falls flat on Question Time

13 November 2015 10:30

Last night’s episode of Question Time saw David Dimbleby joined in Stoke-on-Trent by Sajid Javid, Lucy Powell, Ukip’s Paul Nuttall, the…


Simon Schama’s use of the word ‘suburban’ on Question Time was very revealing

16 October 2015 16:28

The things people say in anger are generally the most revealing things of all.  So it was on last night’s…


The Tories can’t allow Corbyn a monopoly on morality

16 October 2015 14:30

Amber Rudd will be keeping a low profile this weekend. The sight of a working mother on Question Time, tearfully…


Charlotte Church feels the heat on Question Time

2 October 2015 1:53

Last night’s episode of Question Time saw David Dimbleby relocate to Cardiff to join Charlotte Church, Charles Moore, Stephen Crabb, Labour’s Stephen…


If only middle-class liberals would shut up, we might get a proper debate

28 September 2015 12:10

Why are the audiences for political debate programmes so unrepresentative of the voting population? By which I mean, why are…


John McDonnell’s slick performance on Question Time was worthy of Tony Blair

18 September 2015 12:12

Hats off to John McDonnell. We’ve all been fretting about how the Corbyn gang would cope against the media slick Tories.…


Why are people falling for John McDonnell’s Question Time ‘apology’?

18 September 2015 11:50

John McDonnell’s Question Time ‘apology’ was no such thing and I am amazed to see anybody for fall for it. It…

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Will anything go right for Nigel Farage?

15 May 2015 12:27

Anxious viewers tuned into Question Time last night to watch live coverage of the ongoing Nigel Farage crisis. Quite a…

Douglas Carswell (L) and UKIP leader Nigel Farage eat ice-creams as they visit Clacton-On-Sea, in eastern England, on October 9, 2014.

Have Nigel Farage and Douglas Carswell reached détente over Ukip’s Short money?

15 May 2015 8:39

The row over what to do with its Short money was the tinderbox for Ukip’s internal tensions. Although the war between…

British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party David Cameron addresses workers during a UK general election campaign event at ASDA supermarket's headquarters in Leeds, northern England on May 1, 2015.

Election podcast special: six days to go

1 May 2015 17:51

In today’s election podcast special, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman and I discuss the most significant moments during the campaign this…

Nigel Farage is surrounded by media during a UK general election campaign event in the market square in Aylesbury on April 30, 2015.

The fruitcakes are back as Ukip declares ‘war with the BBC’

1 May 2015 14:44

Ukip is becoming a two-faced party. One side is made up of credible political challengers, while the other side comprises LibLabCon conspiracy…

Labour leader Ed Miliband takes part in a special BBC Question Time programme, hosted by David Dimbleby (L), with the three main party leaders appearing separately, at Leeds Town Hall on April 30, 2015 in Leeds, England.

Campaign kick-off: six days to go

1 May 2015 9:30

By this time next week, the election will all be over and it will be a question of seats, leaderships…