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.
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
24 October 2013 05:45 PM
If the US was tapping Berlusconi, it could charge people to listen and wipe out its debt
17 October 2013 06:07 PM
US republicans have shown a new way to govern – by giving up on winning elections
11 October 2013 12:00 AM
Mind your back garden! The Communists are on the loose!
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more