One of the best moments of last night’s Question Time came right at the end.

When David Dimbleby announced Nigel Farage would be on the programme again, the audience let him know what they thought:

The mix of groans and booing from the live audience in Yeovil was matched by the those watching on TV:

The programme’s deputy editor has responded to the backlash, pointing out that Farage hasn’t been on the programme since 2016:

But Farage’s appearance in Blackpool on March 1 will be his 32nd since 2000.

We think he deserved a rest and long may it continue…

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  1. Be fair to TV licence payers, Mr Hunter, and charge Farage £10,000 per appearance. Also, please try and make the programme less like an evening edition of the Jeremy Kyle Show.

  2. The answer is simple. Stop watching ‘Question Time’. It is not a proper BBC programme but is made by an independent company. The audience is rigged and gerrymandered to bring in the worst of the loony-tunes swivel-eyed mouth-foaming Brexiteers and Little Englanders. It is virtually always the same format, there is usually some balding right-wing fascist who insists on shouting as well as the ubiquitous MP from the extreme right of the party. It makes great tv for the kind of audience who would pay to see adulterers stoned. Horrible programme.

  3. Nige has tried to win a parliamentary seat 7 times, they’ve lost their two parliamentary seats… this is the only safe seat they’ve got!

  4. Has Farage got a friend in the BBC? Does he get paid for appearing? If he does appear with a couple of other brexiteers,choose hard questions for them to answer and don’t let them hog the show. Farage has been indirectly responsible for hundreds of people losing their jobs as a result of Brexit plans. Invite someone from the Brexit job losses page to appear with him

  5. Venetia mcellin says:

    Has Farage got a friend in the BBC? Does he get paid for appearing? If he does appear with a couple of other brexiteers,choose hard questions for them to answer and don’t let them hog the show. Farage has been indirectly responsible for hundreds of people losing their jobs as a result of Brexit plans. Invite someone from the Brexit job losses page to appear with him

  6. Gave up watching QT when it abandoned the Reithian principles of educating and informing, it is simply a platform for people to primarily air their ignorances

  7. Very easy way to show dislike of Farage and QT is not to watch next Thursday. Totally ignore and spread the word.

  8. Farage distances himself from UKIP these days. He knows its a spent force.He has never been an MP. He abuses his position as MEP by taking the salary and not doing any work. Why BBC do you continue to promote this man.

  9. Love him or loath him he states the fact’s wish it was him doing the negotiating…he would tell them where to…go does anyone ever ask themselves why they are msking thing’s so difficult mabe because they stand to lose £££££££££££

  10. Tellingly, it is “Anonymous” above who claims that Fartage “states the facts”. Laughable! ‘Nuff said!

  11. Will somebody ask him why he couldn’t be bothered to attend 41 of 42 meetings of the fisheries committee, for which he was the UK representative as an MEP but was happy to take the salary, expenses and £78,000 a year pension?

  12. It’s time to let UKIP go the way of the Dodo, it’s done enough damage as a so called party with the country in a right mess with nobody able to clear it up.

  13. When I’ve complained to the BBC about UKIP being on these programmes in the past they’ve said that UKIP has substantial support. They don’t any longer, so why are they now being given publicity? The BBC is simply obsessed with them and Farage in particular.

  14. Steve Callaghan says:

    His presence is symptomatic of the BBC’s blatant right-wing bias. QT has also become a joke with all the audience plants shouting for Brexit in the face of commonsense.

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