Boston Question Time appears on Gogglebox

Question Time panel: Vicky Pryce, Nigel Farage, Emily Thornberry, David Dimbleby, Anna Soubry and Benjamin Zephaniah
Question Time panel: Vicky Pryce, Nigel Farage, Emily Thornberry, David Dimbleby, Anna Soubry and Benjamin Zephaniah

The edition of Question Time broadcast from Boston was discussed on Channel 4’s Gogglebox last night (Wednesday).

The programme, which films participants’ reactions to various other television shows, focussed on the debate on immigration and the clash between UKIP leader Nigel Farage and defence minister Anna Soubry.

The reactions from those taking part were varied with one calling audience members ‘right-wing fascists’ for clapping at Nigel Farage, who another said ‘always makes an outrageous comment’.

Others praised Anna Soubry and said she ‘looked like a young Margaret Thatcher’ - commenting on her ‘expression and her neck’.

Another, Bill, claimed that Farage and Boris Johnson were the only interesting people in politics.

Some points of Farage’s were agreed with and questions were raised by the participants as to whether Britain can sustain anymore immigration.

Others praised Anna Soubry’s reaction to Nigel Farage - agreeing with the point that immigrants do the jobs that ‘English people don’t want to do’.

Another wondered if the claims that local people won’t do jobs for the low wages that are offered was ‘propaganda’.

One gentleman said Anna Soubry’s speech was ‘one of the best by a Tory MP’ and said he had a good mind to write to her... before asking: “What was her name again?”

The show, narated by Craig Cash, is available to watch again on 4oD, but features strong language.

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