Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

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Roy 'Chubby' Brown on why he can't stand Corbyn

He's been dubbed Britain's bluest comedian. And when it comes to politics, Roy 'Chubby' Brown had no hesitation in nailing his colours to the Tory mast. Despite growing up in a Labour-voting area, Grangetown's Chubby has said he "f***ing" hates leader Jeremy Corbyn, and will be instead backing counterpart Boris Johnson in the upcoming election.

Samuel Jones, Teesside Gazette, 24th November 2019

Report: Jeremy Hardy's memorial service

Friends and family of Jeremy Hardy gathered to celebrate his life on Monday 13th May at the Battersea Arts Centre.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 16th May 2019

Last Leg viewers threaten to boycott after Corbyn rant

The Last Leg viewers weren't happy with last night's instalment following host Adam Hills' rant against Jeremy Corbyn. The comedian appeared to suggest there is a "cult" surrounding the Labour leader but viewers felt it was a "smear campaign" against him.

Helen Daly, The Daily Express, 18th August 2018

Tracey Ullman's Corbyn sketch attracts antisemitic slurs

A Jeremy Corbyn sketch from Tracey Breaks The News has gone viral, and attracted a backlash laced with antisemitic accusations from the politician's far left supporters.

British Comedy Guide, 4th June 2018

Eddie Izzard: comic, transgender activist, politician

As accusations of anti-Semitism plague the British Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, the party has a prominent new voice as it tries to steady the ship: a comedian better known for his whimsical stand-up shows and appearances in Hollywood movies.

Iliana Magra and Palko Karasz, The New York Times, 4th April 2018

HIGNFY attacked for anti-Tory bias

Have I Got News for You makes five times more jokes about the Tories than Labour, a Sun probe discovered. Conservative MPs branded the BBC show propaganda yesterday.

Joe Kasper, The Sun, 9th November 2017

Russell Brand: If I helped Jeremy Corbyn that's great

Comedian and actor Russell Brand tells BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis that he may have helped the rise in popularity of Jeremy Corbyn. Asked about Brexit, he said he understands why people choose to leave the EU: "People saw a bright red button that said 'F-off establishment' and I think they pressed it."

Emily Maitlis, BBC, 21st September 2017

Russell Brand on supporting Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn won't be perfect, but he has the qualities I want in a strong and stable leader.

Russell Brand, The Huffington Post, 31st May 2017

MP: Corbyn doomed because he doesn't watch Mrs. Brown

Jeremy Corbyn is doomed to electoral failure because he and his supporters are not amused by bawdy programmes such as Mrs Brown's Boys, Labour MP Stella Creasy declared yesterday.

Glen Owen and Ned Donovan, Mail on Sunday, 15th January 2017

Preview - Room 101

Frank Skinner returns for a sixth series of the Orwellian comedy where guests try to get rid of their pet hates forever.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 13th January 2017

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