Articles tagged Nigel Farage:

If You Haven't Decided Who to Vote For Yet...

  • 21 May 2019

We are only a few days away from polling day in the European Elections. I thought it might be helpful to pull together all the interviews and debates I've hosted during the campaign in one place. If you haven't made up your mind, watching some of these might help... ...

It Shouldn't Happen to a Radio Presenter 67: So I'm a Soft Interviewer, Am I?

  • 5 May 2019

I've never quite understood why some people continue to think that I am a soft interviewer. It's true that I tend not to shout or get aggressive. It's true that if I get a bit shouty, I do it with a smile, but that does not equate to 'softness'. I prefer to do conversational s...

Ann Widdecombe Gives Farage Party a Turbo Boost

  • 24 Apr 2019

Nigel Farage is putting together quite an impressive line-up of candidates. This morning Ann Widdecombe announced she was one of them. Quite a coup by anybody's standards, and she will bring a lot of Tory supporters with her.  Widdecombe hasn't always been a Eurosceptic and...

My Ideal Dinner Party Guests

  • 12 Feb 2019

I was talking to someone the other day about the demise of the dinner party. And it set me thinking. If I held a dinner party for sixteen people in politics who I know, who would I invite to guarantee the sparkiest conversation? Anyway, this is the list I came up with... ...

UKIP Party Political Broadcasts Video Collection

  • 31 Jan 2019

This is one of ten video collections of party politcal broadcasts since 1951. The full collection includes separate pages of Conservative, Labour, Liberal/SDP/LibDem, UKIP, Green, Minor Party, Vintage and Spoof PPBs/PEBs. They are all listed on THIS page. If you now on PPBs...

Remembrance Day: The Fascinating Reason Why World War One Ended At 11am

  • 11 Nov 2018

On my way to pick up the Sunday papers I switched on the car radio to listen to Nigel Farage talking about the World War 1 Armistice. He was interviewing a descendant of Admiral Sir Rossalyn Wemyss, who was the senior British representative at the signing of the armistice 100 ...

Theatre Review: 'Bat Out of Hell: The Musical - For Crying Out Loud

  • 1 Sep 2018

On Thursday Nigel Farage walked into the studio for our 7pm handover and asked: “Do you really like Meat Loaf?” I had just announced I was off to see ‘Bat out of Hell: The Musical’ with my two producers at the Dominion Theatre. “Yes,” I said.”I’ve got everything he’s ever reco...

My Nigel Farage Interview for GQ Magazine

  • 28 Apr 2009

In the May issue of GQ Magazine I wrote a lengthy profile of UKIP leader Nigel Farage. Now that the issue is no longer on sale, I am posting it on the blog... Being leader of a political party which stands a snowball’s chance in hell of ever achieving real power is not a ve...

My UKIP Hidden Agenda

  • 29 Mar 2009

So, Stuart Wheeler has been summarily shown the door by the Conservative Party. Good. Actions have consequences, as Mr Wheeler (as he will now forever remain!) must have known. No responsible political party could have allowed one of its donors to give a large amount of money ...