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Mitch Benn

After Matt Hancock's latest firing, we ask what job should he do next?

In a grim week, one man can always be relied upon to put a smile on our collective faces. That man is, of course, Matt Hancock.

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North Korea, Russia, Mars: Recommendations for the PM's next holiday

Comedian MITCH BENN has recommendations for Boris Johnson's next holiday abroad.

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How post-Brexit James Bond films might look...

Comedian MITCH BENN suggests alternative ideas for the next James Bond film.

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The EU nonsense you'll be glad we're free of

While Britain is heading towards a Winter of Discontent, the EU is arguing over phone chargers. Comedian MITCH BENN gives his take.

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Is it time to rename more government departments?

Comedian MITCH BENN proposes new names for the ministries serving Boris Johnson's government.

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What will happen next if we keep relaxing British standards?

MITCH BENN imagines what will happen next if lorry driver training standards are relaxed.

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Is it time for a virtual prime minister?

Comedian MITCH BENN considers how Abba's new technology could be used in politics...

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Reasons to be cheerful when the news is bad

During one of the most miserable weeks to be a satirist MITCH BENN tries to find some positives to write about.

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'Just relax and forget about it' - The book Dominic Raab could yet write

MITCH BENN imagines the books right-wing figureheads would release if only they had a few more holidays...

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The conspiracy theorist's guide to UK holidays

The comedian and broadcaster is back with a conspiracy theorist's guide to the great British holiday

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Get your ticket for Mitch Benn's political Edinburgh Festival!

Are you going to the Edinburgh Festival fringe this year? Neither is Mitch Benn! So he's putting on a show right here...

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Would Sajid Javid have renamed ICU wards 'Drama Queen Zones'?

Health secretary Sajid Javid, who was forced to apologise for language used in a tweet (Getty)

Weakened politics... a weekly diary of the latest woes from Westminster and beyond

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My favourite new Freedom is avoiding selfish anti-maskers

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At least bandwagon jumper Boris Johnson can't now cash in on England

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Treat the Goves with the kindness they denied everybody else

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The weird campaign to put a portrait of the Queen in every British home

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Dido Harding's NHS job hunt must sink without (test and) trace

Mitch Benn looks at Dido Harding's attempt to become chief executive of the NHS in another look back at the week in politics

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It's time for our own GB News

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Did Donald Trump really wear his trousers backwards at Republicans' North Carolina rally?

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Did Boris Johnson's money worries makes his wedding low-key?

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Is it now essential for ministers to have a jacket with job titles on it?

Mitch Benn rounds up the worst of another week in politics, including Priti Patel, Grant Shapps and Ivanka Trump

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Time-traveller Matt Hancock visits past to build hospital that already exists

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What's next for Laurence Fox after London mayor fiasco?

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New royal yacht Prince Philip is a waste of £200m

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Is this the real reason we love Line of Duty?

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How Keir Starmer took matters too far

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Alan Duncan should have spoken out sooner about Boris Johnson

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Why is devout Jacob Rees-Mogg so quiet about Boris Johnson's affairs?

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Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock win worst of lockdown awards

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OK, which minister's mate charged the government £2.6 million for this?

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Artisanal cokehead Rishi Sunak's fake man of the people act exposed

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Mitch Benn's Diary: Stop reading this and go and eat some fish for Britain

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What would Matt Hancock have to do for Labour to call for him to go?

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The trouble with trickle-down economics

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Why I'm keeping the flags in my Twitter handle

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Don't blame me... this is the Age of Belief

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Remainers aren't revelling in this mess

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There are simpler ways than Brexit to wind me up

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How Games of Thrones predicted the end of Donald Trump

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How Britpop can help you understand Covid scepticism

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Be wary of the lessons of 2016 before celebrating 2021

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Sing along with Mitch Benn's Christmas 2020 songbook

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The familiar rhythms of modern Christmas

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Why I'm dreaming of next Christmas

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The seductive dangers of nostalgia

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Why I hope Joe Biden will make politics 'boring' again

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Why I'd be just as bad as Boris Johnson running the country

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Altruism Trumps cynicism in the US election

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The spectacle of Donald Trump is getting old - even for his supporters

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Britain's 'world-beating' creative industry is worth fighting for

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Donald Trump's coronavirus case was ancient Greek stuff

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Let's play conservatives at their own game

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It's time to make all votes count

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Only self-service counts for Trump

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Why game show hosts should be banned from high office

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The best classic television shows to stream

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MITCH BENN: Long road back for Labour’s left

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Esther McVey and the Tories’ new normal that’s deeply odd

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Why Boris Johnson’s obesity purge is a bullies’ charter

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The pitfalls of hiring yes-men in government

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Donald Trump has been exposed by his psychologist niece’s memoir

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MITCH BENN: How lockdown has wreaked havoc with our sense of time

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The virus is not over just because it is not trending anymore

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What happens when the Right lose the argument

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How our government was replaced by a PR agency

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History won’t be erased by a sunken statue

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Could Donald Trump delay the election to save himself?

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Classic Dom: The man who doesn’t do sorry

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Anti-lockdown ‘5G Truthers’ - dangerous or some light relief in humourless times?

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MITCH BENN: The shared partisan tendencies of the UK and US

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We must fight the powerful to ensure coronavirus lessons are learned

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The personal bereavement which lays bare the tragedy of coronavirus

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‘Keep calm and do f**k all!’ - The new coronavirus lockdown anthem

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‘Armageddon bored with this’ - why I want to hit fast forward on the pandemic

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MITCH BENN: Trump’s coronavirus press briefings are his theatre of spite

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How the coronavirus pandemic has changed our perspective forever

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Why empty shelves are our bog-standard response to panic

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Boris Johnson’s baby news exposes double standards

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Why Brexit has made me join the gym

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How we have all become a part of the problem with ‘the media’

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Boris Johnson’s latest dead cat - a bridge over the Irish Sea

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We must keep resisting to stop Britain becoming Donald Trump’s America

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My message to the UK ahead of the big Brexit moment at 11pm

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What TV producers can all learn from this commentator’s take on Meghan Markle

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In praise of our international health service

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MITCH BENN: Labour has one last chance to wake up from Corbyntology

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Why in 2020 I’ll continue to resist Brexit

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This election is not Remain’s last chance... we don’t give up

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MITCH BENN: There is still time to sink this fool

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We must do everything we can to stop politics ruining Christmas

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Don’t panic: What The Hitchhiker’s Guide... teaches us about the election

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MITCH BENN: Like Trump, Johnson is made for the age of conspiracies

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Keep calm and vote tactically to stop Brexit

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MITCH BENN: The Remain pledge we should all commit to

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We can’t dismiss the People’s Vote march as lily-white suburban jolly

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Can you switch with Mitch at the People’s Vote march?

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MITCH BENN: The hand-drawn Brexit graph that just doesn’t add up

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MITCH BENN: We must keep standing up to ‘bullies’ Johnson and Trump

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MITCH BENN: Labour have given the Lib Dems an early Christmas present

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The Tories’ attempts at pop culture references are rhetorical dad-dancing

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MITCH BENN: How Boris Johnson became the prisoner of parliament

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Watch the moment Boris Johnson died on his a**

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Edinburgh Fringe has finished, it’s back to work time

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MITCH BENN: Why Scotland is not a fringe issue

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MITCH BENN: Johnson isn’t limited to two terms, there’s no time to relax

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MITCH BENN: It’s time for Remainers to reclaim the union flag from the Brexiteers

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MITCH BENN: What the navy teaches us about hanging on to traditions

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MITCH BENN: After forty years of lies about Europe it’s time to stop

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MITCH BENN: Twisted logic traps Labour

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MITCH BENN: How reason and balance depend on what side of the fence you sit

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MITCH BENN: Brexit is no Tory sob story

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Tory leadership contest: A good moment to draw a line

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MITCH BENN: What Blake’s 7 taught me about politics

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MITCH BENN: Farage is the emperor without new clothes

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MITCH BENN: Game of Thrones - The ending for our story is not written yet

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MITCH BENN: My political lessons learned from 25 years as a comedian

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MITCH BENN: Nigel Farage brings nothing new to the party

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Not being the Tories is no longer enough for Labour

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MITCH BENN: We need to welcome Brexiteers over to our side as new found allies

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MITCH BENN: Conservatives take a dim view of their supporters

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MITCH BENN: Our movement is out, proud and in full voice

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MITCH BENN: Careless talk costs lives

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MITCH BENN: Perils of the politics of the self-righteous

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MITCH BENN: Time to end the B’stardisation of British politics

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MITCH BENN: We must let Britain’s new political party come to us

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MITCH BENN: Uncomfortably numb

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MITCH BENN: We’re winning... by hundreds to one

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MITCH BENN: Please..just don’t mention the war!

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MITCH BENN: Two months to go and two straight choices

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We are doomed to live in the age of the angry Brexiteer

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MITCH BENN: The unthinkable is not impossible

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MITCH BENN: The real 2019 is weirder than sci-fi’s vision

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The Grinch Who Tried To Steal Brexit – an exclusive story by MITCH BENN

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A long wait for our next appointment with the Doctor

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MITCH BENN: The war on Christmas and a war on logic

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MITCH BENN: My song for Bill

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Lest we forget: A warning against complacency

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MITCH BENN: The politics of hate will fall

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MITCH BENN: Resist, it’s working!

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MITCH BENN: It’s time to put our money where our collective mouth is

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Mitch Benn: We’ve come so far - now for the big push

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When your line of defence looks ridiculous... ​think again

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MITCH BENN: We’re winning this

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MITCH BENN: the power of Scotland

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MITCH BENN: The disingenuous pundits who are going to the dogs

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Is John McCain’s death proving to be just as divisive as he was in life?

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Step up pressure for people’s vote

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MITCH BENN: Has Boris Johnson’s head been turned by a new idol?

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10 things you’ll be able to do next summer

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MITCH BENN: The jury is back on Piers Morgan

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Let’s pause before we ‘Thelma and Louise’ it

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Welcome to the world’s biggest elite

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Is it never too late for Brexiteers to make amends?

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MITCH BENN: White men can’t grump

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Mitch Benn: We need to fight war on fantasy

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War of the infinite ideologies

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Incel mates: A message to the ‘involuntary celibate’ movement

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Pack it in about wolf attacks

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Where is the shame over Windrush?

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Flat earth offers no hiding place from reality

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The protocols of the elders of Islington

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Whitney (and George) show how to play the generation game

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Why this passport nonsense has left me feeling blue

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MITCH BENN: America’s special relationship is with Russia now

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Did you hear the one about the young Tory Twitter account?

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CAUTION: This route goes nowhere

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MITCH BENN: How to survive dystopia

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Brexit: The flat earth political theory

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Is it possible to speak sense on social media?

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We are not powerless, Brexit can and must be stopped.. now

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Mitch Benn : Why I can’t join in with the UKIP pile-on

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Do not be afraid to use the ‘R’ word says Mitch Benn as the world reacts to Trump

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How to make friends by infuriating people

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As Brexit gets closer, it seems further away

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Shame is for suckers: does David Davis have no shame?

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Russian scandal and Brexit shambles demonstrate danger of speaking too soon

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle takes minds off Brexit - but not for long

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‘In my imagination, there is no complication...‘

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2017: A crazed odyssey

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Poppycock!

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Like flat earthers, Brexiteers are heading for a fall

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Mitch Benn: Happy Halloween for truly scary times

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Mitch Benn: All men share responsibility for Weinsteins of this world

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Mitch Benn: A very frank prank

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Mitch Benn: Burying the truth means burying your own credibility

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Mitch Benn: How to tell if you are winning an argument

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The four rules of Boris Johnson

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Mitch Benn: Remoaners no more... we're winning, not whining

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Mitch Benn: ‘Leavers, just stop asking for our help with Brexit’

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Blade Remoaner

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Mitch Benn: Has the penny finally dropped for Jeremy?

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Rip down the totems of racial intimidation and let the South face up to its past

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Support and opposition of a Hard Brexit aren’t just philosophical positions, they are ACTIONS

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My sense of humour failure over Brexit has helped clear Scotch mist

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I’m not banging the drum for endless referendums

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Oh Owen Jones! You can hate Brexit and still love democracy

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What would Doctor Who do?

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Remember this moment from Orwell’s 1984 and don’t let the Tories rewrite history

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A Corbyn Brexit or a May Brexit?

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The magic money tree is just for those who shake it

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Davis’ daily humiliation is almost enough to make you feel sorry for him. Almost

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Keep moaning. Keep sabotaging. Keep resisting

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Does Donald Trump pass the psychopath test?

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What Star Wars’ Death Star tells us about the election 2017

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Some online pundits are not fearless iconoclasts. They’re just dicks

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Knowing your political identity: Here’s why “we” won’t work for me

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How to avoid exposure of Tory campaign spending: Call an election

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Brexit is a tower of lies swaying alarmingly - we must push it over

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Don’t stop moaning: Brexit literally isn’t a done deal

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Trump inauguration: When America soils itself, the world gets the cleaning bill

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It’s Christmas! (and there’s nothing wrong with calling it Christmas)

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The real political divide right now is between reality and fantasy

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Mitch Benn on how to be anti-semitic without really trying

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