Commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel has presented several radio and television programmes, and appeared on Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2006 he published 'Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution', and in 2000 stood as a candidate in the London Assembly elections.
If his 2015 manifesto is going to feature a load of pledges he can’t stick to, shouldn’t Nick Clegg at least have some fun with it?
30 January 2014 07:10 PM
If it’s grown-up to ignore what you said to get elected, why have a campaign at all?
23 January 2014 04:22 PM
Sarkozy has revealed Blair feels ‘marginalised’ – though his £70m fortune must provide some comfort
We've had ‘Benefits Street’, so how about ‘Bonus street’? A gritty look at the grim reality of life with an unearned £2m windfall
17 January 2014 02:55 PM
January is an expensive time. The kids get bored and want a panda or a hovercraft
By jingo, Gove’s right – those leftie academics have hijacked the Great War. Remembrance Sunday has nothing on ‘Blackadder’
09 January 2014 06:27 PM
It was all right for Harry Patch, lazing in the trenches discussing ‘peace studies’
02 January 2014 06:21 PM
At least the rail companies make travel exciting and unpredictable as it should be
26 December 2013 03:53 PM
Can you imagine a gesture more in line with the spirit of Christmas?
The easiest way to get rich quick is to work for the banks and badger the vulnerable to buy insurance
12 December 2013 06:37 PM
Once you’ve accepted the rules – all that matters is selling a policy – there are no moral barriers
05 December 2013 06:24 PM
World Cups bring out the worst in England, looking back to when we ruled the world
28 November 2013 07:30 PM
Of course, the problem with this country is that bankers haven’t been greedy enough
Of course you don’t need qualified teachers in free schools. Or qualified brain surgeons, for that matter
31 October 2013 07:04 PM
It's obvious that the more you leave our enterprises unregulated the better they do
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food