Tag: Corbyn

Feb 22, 2017 / / PMQ sketch

There is nothing like a by-election to breathe life into a moribund political party — unless it’s two by-elections. So for a few brief moments at lunchtime today, the kiss — or at least the peck of life — was applied to the corpse of the…

Read the PostThe Queen of Serene  —  and the Labour Party

Feb 8, 2017 / / PMQ sketch

Imagine, if you can, a cod wearing a string of small snooker balls gasping for air and you have the Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at five past twelve today. It was meant to be Prime Ministers…

Read the PostThe Lunchtime Leader

Jan 25, 2017 / / PMQ sketch
Jan 11, 2017 / / PMQ sketch

You could tell there was trouble afoot by the appearance of the Health Secretary  within slapping distance of Theresa May. The fear on his face gave the game away – it was tethered Jeremy Hunt time in the House of…

Read the PostEven if it’s bollocks Jeremy.

Dec 7, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Imagine, if you can, Robert Peston’s older brother; the same strangulated syntax, the same windmilling arms. Step forward David Lidington, MP for Aylesbury, Leader of the House of Commons and, for – one lunchtime only – the PM in PMQs.…

Read the PostPMQS – Not quite a waste of time.

Oct 26, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

The trouble with jokes at Prime Ministers Questions is that they tend to be sitting opposite you. Thus the introduction of Baldrick into proceedings today could only cause further confusion. It had all begun as indifferently as usual, with MPs…

Read the PostTheresa’s doctorate in dodging.

Oct 19, 2016 / / PMQ sketch
Oct 12, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Imagine, if you can, a stick of celery jammed between a cauliflower and a baking potato and you are imagining Labour’s front bench. That is not, of course, an accurate description since there are far more vegetables involved. But the…

Read the PostJeremy’s allotment.

Sep 28, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It wasn’t quite the Cavern Club – and he wasn’t quite John Lennon – but for his fans ‘Jez we can” was good enough. He made them wait of course, in the best show business traditions. Billed for 2.15, it…

Read the PostHelp, I need somebody….

Sep 7, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was UB40 who summed it all up as they pledged their support to Jeremy Corbyn yesterday: “To be honest, we do everything arse-backwards.” Actually, to be really honest, it should have been UB20 since, like the Labour Party, they…

Read the PostJeremy 2 – The sequel