Jeremy Paxman

Twenty years on, Brass Eye is still the best – as this film of unreleased material proves

3 November 2017 18:10

‘Drug use among children has for many an education and with obvious alarm for both parents on the increase almost…

Jeremy Paxman has become a national bore

30 May 2017 15:53

So who came off worse in The Battle for Number 10, last night’s Channel 4 / Sky stand-off between Theresa…

What exactly is the point of the Oxford Professor of Poetry? And will Wole win it?

2 June 2015 16:24

‘People are terribly interested in the election,’ said Christopher Ricks before his 2004 inaugural lecture as Oxford Professor of Poetry,…

Jeremy Paxman: BBC licence fee can’t last

19 May 2015 17:51

Although Jeremy Paxman spent several decades working for the BBC, the presenter took an opportunity at a Royal Television Society talk today…

YouGov/Sunday Times poll puts Labour 4 points ahead. Be afraid.

28 March 2015 22:15

Just two weeks ago, senior Conservatives were saying that ‘crossover’ had been reached: that the Tories were ahead in the polls…

Rupert Murdoch calls Ed Miliband out on his debate boast

27 March 2015 14:04

Ed Miliband used last night’s election interview with Jeremy Paxman as an opportunity to blast the Murdoch press. The Labour leader told…

Despite Cameron’s win, Labour will be happy with Ed Miliband’s Q&A performance

26 March 2015 23:48

David Cameron won tonight’s TV head to head with Ed Miliband according to an instant ICM poll. The poll for…

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…

Has Ed Miliband been spending £10,000 a day on Obama debate coach?

26 March 2015 10:29

Tonight Ed Miliband and David Cameron will be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman in two separate interviews, after Cameron declined to do…

Exclusive: Tories agree to TV debate offer

17 March 2015 16:12

Downing Street has agreed to an offer from the broadcasters for one seven-way election debate on 2 April. The Tories…

Newsnight: Has Paxman just taken a shot at Ian Katz?

20 January 2015 14:48

Since Jeremy Paxman quit Newsnight last year, he has hardly been discreet with regards to his feelings about the BBC’s flagship current affairs show, claiming…

Paxo to Channel 4

24 September 2014 11:28

Poor Jon Snow. The veteran presenter has some serious competition from the latest BBC defection to Channel 4; it’s the…

It’s Evan Davis for Newsnight

21 July 2014 10:58

With the BBC set to make a formal announcement about Jeremy Paxman’s replacement at Newsnight imminently, tweets from BBC staff…

Jeremy Paxman: Newsnight’s run by kids

27 June 2014 10:49

It’s fair to say that Jeremy Paxman did not see eye-to-eye with Ian Katz, the modish former Guardian hack who…

Jeremy Paxman’s last Newsnight made me want to be sick

19 June 2014 14:12

Did you threaten to overrule him, Paxman? Did you threaten to overrule your editor when he told you that he…

Jeremy Paxman’s greatest hits

18 June 2014 13:34

Farewell then, Jeremy Paxman. The veteran broadcaster bows out of Newsnight tonight. Mr S has compiled his favourite Paxo moments:…

My verdict on Newsnight’s new face? Pretty — and awful

17 May 2014 11:12

I hope you enjoyed the new post-Paxman Newsnight last night, if you still watch the programme. It was bad on…

Why Jeremy Paxman quit Newsnight – after 25 years

30 April 2014 18:31

After 25 years in the hot seat, Jeremy Paxman is finally stepping down from Newsnight. Following months years of will-he-won’t-he speculation,…

Paxo turns fire on the Beeb

16 April 2014 18:02

Is Mr Steerpike alone in thinking that Jeremy Paxman can’t be bothered anymore? First there was his wet rag interview…

Who can save Newsnight when Paxo goes?

16 December 2013 11:18

Could Jeremy Paxman look any less enamoured with the new Newsnight setup? He stopped bothering to shave as soon as…