Nadine Dorries

Left-wing - not gender - bias is ruining a hit BBC show

If you think women aren't able to cope on TV comedy panel shows, then have I got news for you: you're wrong.

And so is Conservative MP Nadine Dorries, who has turned down all requests to appear on the BBC panel show Have I Got News For You since her one and only appearance in 2012 because, she claims, it is "too vicious" for most female guests.

Julia Hartley-Brewer, The Telegraph, 4th April 2018