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Just realised that This Week is on. Missed the first 20 minutes. It's the Summer Special.
Andrew Neil is joined by Liz Kendal, Michael Portillo, Miranda Green and John Nicolson (SNP and former journalist)
MP suspects that the HoC will call for Art 50 to be suspended. AN suggested various of 27 members might demand a price.

Comedy theme is based on Austin Powers.
Fun fact: There is a telephone ring tone in the sketch that will be familiar to those of us who watched the Man from U.N.C.L.E. as the phone used by the boss, Alexander Waverly.

News about #bbctw on Twitter
Note, there is a bit of a free for all posting on this account so be prepared to scroll through it for various highlights and entertainment and pics of Liz.
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Just re-read the first ten pages of this thread and conclude that back then QT was much more interesting, and the thread has followed its decline, with less participants each week and the quality of our wibble falling off in line with that of the increasingly mediocre panellists.

Veni, vidi, cursus incitatus.
So much has changed since then, just think how often we have moaned because the audience was seeded with momentum shouty idiots.
After Corbyn became labour leader we have had the same labour lackies trotted out far too often.
Looking at the last year or so we still seem to want Abbott on the panel, but week after week we have had too much of Colonel Nugee and we just didnt take the mick out of her like in the past.

Looking back at things, we used to be treated to Charlie Kennedy and he had good, or amusing things to say. Compare Kennedy with a new lacky like the SNP minister for defence and it becomes all too apparent there are far too many dull politicians.

Luckily, taking the mick out of the audience or seeing Isabel Oakeshott keeps the show watchable.
 
So much has changed since then, just think how often we have moaned because the audience was seeded with momentum shouty idiots.
After Corbyn became labour leader we have had the same labour lackies trotted out far too often.
Looking at the last year or so we still seem to want Abbott on the panel, but week after week we have had too much of Colonel Nugee and we just didnt take the mick out of her like in the past.

Looking back at things, we used to be treated to Charlie Kennedy and he had good, or amusing things to say. Compare Kennedy with a new lacky like the SNP minister for defence and it becomes all too apparent there are far too many dull politicians.

Luckily, taking the mick out of the audience or seeing Isabel Oakeshott keeps the show watchable.
Too many lefty "comedians", SJW campaigners, Quotas, actors etc displacing folk that know their stuff rather than rhetoric and can answer questions rather than read off a memorised script. Bile and hatred towards anyone right of Lenin as being extreme/far right or fascist, without any comprehension of the meaning of these terms. Randomly chosen audience members who seem to turn up at various episodes and turn out to be Socialist Worker / hard left union activists. Odd how some of the most knowledgeable and articulate guests seldom get invited any more. Maybe they get invited but are fed up with being shouted down by Corbynists or stopped by Dimbleby.
 

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Too many lefty "comedians", SJW campaigners, Quotas, actors etc displacing folk that know their stuff rather than rhetoric and can answer questions rather than read off a memorised script. Bile and hatred towards anyone right of Lenin as being extreme/far right or fascist, without any comprehension of the meaning of these terms. Randomly chosen audience members who seem to turn up at various episodes and turn out to be Socialist Worker / hard left union activists. Odd how some of the most knowledgeable and articulate guests seldom get invited any more. Maybe they get invited but are fed up with being shouted down by Corbynists or stopped by Dimbleby.
Looks like Dimbkeby is going as part of the major overhaul of BBC political programmes. Daily Politics and This Week are going/changing, Sunday Politics us moving and changing format. All apparently to allow the BBC to use digitisation more efficiently. Nothing whatsoever to do with continued dumbing down of political coverage. I wonder if they will start using something like the Trump blimp as their logo - a child-adult in nappies!
 
I/c two coracles and a claymore...?
Ahem..the two coracles will be housed at Faslane, creating a huge employment opportunity for the local coracle builder...oh, hang on, they can't build coracles so will have to buy them, the maintenance and staff in.

The Claymore will form part of the Scottish Defence Force spearhead...well, actually it will replace several spears, a catapult and three clubs.

Unfortunately, the Claymore will be fitted for, but not for the use of, a blade.
 
It seems I have not kept up for 50 pages - I'm sure I'll suffer for it.

In the meantime ....... the new season commences tonight @ 22:45.

Rory Stewart - tory thinker & prisons chappie​
Chris Leslie - labour and failed porn star​
Theo Paphitas - proper business type​
Julia Hartley Brewer - goddess​
Faiza Shaheen - labour candidate, CLASS fink-tank, trash talking, rent-a-gob for the labour bbc, jeremy-loving, adenoidal, shallow, ne'er-do-well and anti-UK lickspittle​
 
It seems I have not kept up for 50 pages - I'm sure I'll suffer for it.

In the meantime ....... the new season commences tonight @ 22:45.

Rory Stewart - tory thinker & prisons chappie​
Chris Leslie - labour and failed porn star​
Theo Paphitas - proper business type​
Julia Hartley Brewer - goddess​
Faiza Shaheen - labour candidate, CLASS fink-tank, trash talking, rent-a-gob for the labour bbc, jeremy-loving, adenoidal, shallow, ne'er-do-well and anti-UK lickspittle​
Much more balanced than usual.
 
It seems I have not kept up for 50 pages - I'm sure I'll suffer for it.

In the meantime ....... the new season commences tonight @ 22:45.

Rory Stewart - tory thinker & prisons chappie​
Chris Leslie - labour and failed porn star​
Theo Paphitas - proper business type​
Julia Hartley Brewer - goddess​
Faiza Shaheen - labour candidate, CLASS fink-tank, trash talking, rent-a-gob for the labour bbc, jeremy-loving, adenoidal, shallow, ne'er-do-well and anti-UK lickspittle​
Looks like a good line up except - Faiza Shaheen - Any valid points she might have are drowned by the tsunami of incoherent ranting. She makes my remote control nervous.
 

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