Russell Brand

The cultural significance of Ed Miliband’s mockney accent

30 April 2015 16:47

I’m mildly posh – nowhere near David Cameron posh, for example, let alone the Olympian heights of Brian Sewell, but…

Young people want a future, not freebies

30 April 2015 15:28

Ed Miliband wants the youth vote enough to have spent an evening with Russell Brand earlier this week. My generation…

The ‘Milibrand’ interview does nothing but trash Labour’s standing

29 April 2015 15:31

Ed Miliband’s interview with Russell Brand has been released and it’s rather depressing. Not that Miliband messed up — in…

Election podcast special: eight days to go

29 April 2015 12:43

In today’s election podcast special, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and I discuss David Cameron’s ‘tax lock’ pledge, Ed Miliband’s promise on tax credits…

Russell Brand kicks back at David Cameron

29 April 2015 11:27

Yesterday David Cameron described Russell Brand as a ‘joke’ after it was revealed that Ed Miliband had paid a late-night visit…

Campaign kick-off: eight days to go

29 April 2015 9:13

There will be more promises from the party leaders today — plus a comedic twist. David Cameron will pledge a…

Why would Ed Miliband even want to woo Russell Brand?

28 April 2015 12:00

The Sun reports this morning that Ed Miliband recently made a late-night visit to Russell Brand’s £2 million home. Details…

Russell Brand’s The Emperor’s New Clothes reviewed: ‘uncomfortable viewing’

23 April 2015 13:45

For the past year Russell Brand – who is worth an estimated £10 million – has been making a film…

Brian May questions Russell Brand’s revolution

21 April 2015 23:04

Tonight Russell Brand took part in a live Q&A to celebrate the launch of his new documentary The Emperor’s New…

Watch: Russell Brand trespasses on Lord Rothermere’s property

20 April 2015 12:25

Earlier this year Mr S revealed that Russell Brand had made an unwelcome visit to the home of Lord Rothermere, the proprietor of…

Young votes are there to be won but politicians don’t seem interested

19 April 2015 14:12

If I had a penny for every time a politician or a journalist insinuated that of all the issues facing…

It’s not up to Theresa May to define ‘British values’

12 March 2015 15:51

A month after the Magna-Carta-mangling Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill crept onto the statue book, leaked documents seen by the Daily…

Is the dream over? Russell Brand and Johann Hari go their separate ways

30 January 2015 13:49

Russell Brand and Johann Hari were once the revolutionary dream team, working side-by-side to produce the comedian’s YouTube series The Trews. Brand…

Exclusive: Russell Brand pays an unwelcome visit to Lord Rothermere’s home

20 January 2015 8:00

Russell Brand’s stints filming for his new documentary on the financial crisis have so far seen him storm RBS and…

Nick Robinson vs Russell Brand: Round Two

13 January 2015 12:28

Last week Nick Robinson took a swipe at Russell Brand’s call for the public to refrain from voting, claiming that it…

Lily Cole won’t join Russell’s revolution

6 January 2015 12:01

As an environmentally-minded model who’s not shy of a student protest, Lily Cole would appear to be an ideal recruit…

Why Russell Brand isn’t wrong to fear entering Parliament

12 December 2014 15:31

Oh look, Russell Brand doesn’t want to stand for Parliament even though he moans about it! You can watch the…

Watch: why doesn’t Russell Brand stand for Parliament?

12 December 2014 10:07

In case you hadn’t heard, Russell Brand was on Question Time last night with Nigel Farage. It was explosive to…

The Kremlin thinks Russell Brand is good news. Does that not worry him?

8 December 2014 13:34

An interesting story in today’s papers: ‘Russia’s last politically independent TV station will be forced to close at the end…

Russell Brand reveals the pick-up artists he will—and won’t—endorse

20 November 2014 15:00

‘Any system for chatting up women is in itself questionable’ says Russell Brand today in response to the Julien Blanc…