Russell Brand

Old habits die hard for Russell Brand

18 September 2017 8:01

Oh dear. Although Russell Brand once said he had never voted, and never would, as a result of his ‘absolute indifference and weariness…

Russell Brand has endorsed Labour again – and the Tories should be worried

31 May 2017 16:02

Back in the 2015 general election, Owen Jones became the subject of much mockery thanks to a column he wrote suggesting…

Russell Brand’s principles prove costly

19 October 2016 8:48

Spare a thought for Russell Brand. Although the comedian-turned-revolutionary-turned-comedian-again has made clear that ‘profit is a filthy word‘, in recent…

Corbyn’s latest cheerleader wanted to vote for Russell Brand in general election

10 October 2016 16:36

With the latest ICM poll putting the Tories on a 17-point lead over Labour, it seems as though Jeremy Corbyn’s beleaguered…

Is Russell Brand thinking about going to university?

17 February 2016 19:13

During Russell Brand’s brief foray into politics, the comedian struggled to be taken seriously by members of the establishment. On…

Emma Thompson backs the In campaign: ‘Britain is a cake-filled misery-laden grey old island’

16 February 2016 9:37

David Cameron has been accused of adopting a ‘Project Fear‘ approach as he tries to convince members of the public to…

Russell Brand makes a filthy profit (again)

12 November 2015 16:22

When Russell Brand laid out his vision for a revolution back in 2013, the comedian-turned-revolutonary said that profit was a filthy word. ‘David…

Is Benedict Cumberbatch the new Russell Brand?

3 November 2015 14:06

With Russell Brand no longer an active revolutionary, having officially retired from politics after failing to make an impact on…

Peter Hitchens proves to be Russell Brand’s Achilles heel

19 October 2015 17:28

Although Russell Brand has stopped producing his YouTube series The Trews after tiring of being in the spotlight, fans of the…

Welcome to the era of conspiracy-theory politics

14 September 2015 15:03

Who argues that a ‘shadow state’ controls Britain? That a gang of faraway, faceless suits ‘orchestrate public life from the…

Russell Brand comes to Jeremy Corbyn’s defence

19 August 2015 16:08

Jeremy Corbyn has been having a difficult time of late. The Labour leadership favourite has become increasingly tetchy with the media…

Ed Miliband is subject of ridicule in new song

26 June 2015 13:04

After anti-austerity protesters turned on Russell Brand for endorsing Labour at a protest on Saturday, it was only a matter…

Charlotte Church takes her anti-austerity message to Glastonbury

22 June 2015 11:08

Last week festival goers were disappointed to learn that Foo Fighters had cancelled their headline slot at Glastonbury. While bookies…

Jemima Goldsmith: my Tinder has ‘loads of Pakistanis and people with beards’

12 June 2015 10:21

Jemima Goldsmith’s love life has been well documented by the red tops in recent years, with her former loves including…

Lucy Powell: the campaign genius behind the ‘Milibrand’ interview

1 June 2015 12:30

Lucy Powell’s list of PR blunders reached epic proportions through the course of the election campaign, with the Labour campaign chief messing up…

The biggest loser of the night? Russell Brand

8 May 2015 8:51

Forget Vince Cable. Forget, if you can, Ed Balls (and I know that’s hard, because what a joyous result that…

Unfortunately celebrity endorsements really do matter

5 May 2015 17:06

Whoever comes top on Thursday, Labour has won the only poll that really matters – that of Britain’s beloved celebrities,…

I’m not voting on Thursday — but don’t you dare call me apathetic

5 May 2015 15:22

With just 48 hours to go before we get to vote in officially the most boring election in history, the…

Comedian Brand u-turns and urges people to vote

4 May 2015 13:37

There’ll be satisfaction in the Labour leader’s office today as Russell Brand has done a reverse-ferret and urged his voters…

Russell Brand says vote (but not for Ed Miliband)

1 May 2015 14:22

At a recent screening of his new capitalism documentary the Emperor’s New Clothes, Russell Brand, the revolutionary who refuses to…