David Dimbleby

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: 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,…

Question Time: Will Ed Miliband take his lectern with him?

30 April 2015 12:56

With Ed Miliband’s expensive election guru David Axelrod rarely spied at the Labour leader’s side, Miliband has found a new pillar of strength…

Farage, the debate audience wasn’t left-wing but it was affected by groupthink

17 April 2015 10:12

The BBC opposition leaders’ debate wasn’t great political theatre, but it did turn into a fascinating experiment in human behaviour.…

Adam Boulton: David Dimbleby is a backwards step for BBC’s election coverage

26 March 2015 17:52

Tonight Kay Burley will moderate a ‘town hall’ style Q&A with David Cameron and Ed Miliband as part of the election debate…

Sketch: Question Time is no longer an honest debating chamber

4 October 2013 12:31

A good honest debating chamber. That’s how Question Time is billed. In fact it’s an unseemly gold-rush for applause. The…

There are upsides to live TV, but being spanked by David Dimbleby is not one of them

9 July 2013 18:05

Belated thanks to readers who wrote in about the BBC’s Question Time last week (still viewable here). It was a…

David Dimbleby should read his Evelyn Waugh

28 May 2013 18:09

It is a badly kept secret that David Dimbleby was in the Bullingdon Club and he has finally spoken about it,…

Chaos at the BBC

12 November 2012 9:13

The BBC crisis continues to dominate the airwaves. George Entwistle’s £1.3 million payoff has set outraged tongues wagging. Tim Montgomerie…