Satire


The Rise of Comedian Politicians

6 August 2020 As more and more comedians find success in the political arena, Rhian Jones lists some of the most prominent examples of satirists turned statesmen

Woke Jokes

1 August 2020 There’s nothing radical – or funny – about right-wing comedy, says Jake Laverde

Boris Johnson on Have I Got News for You (BBC via The Guardian)

How Corbyn Unmasked Comedy

31 July 2020 Juliet Jacques argues that the way comedians treated Jeremy Corbyn demolished their anti-establishment credentials

Leading from the back

21 March 2020 With voting underway, Simon Hedges shares his thoughts on Labour's leadership election

Small change

5 December 2019 Simon Hedges shares his famous-on-Twitter analysis of the state of the left today