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Kevin Bishop is Nigel Farage, in a programme imagining his life after resigning:
“On the 23rd June, Britain voted to leave the European Union,” added the BBC. “Then, on the 4th July, Nigel Farage, the man who had made it all possible, resigned saying he wanted his life back. But what sort of life has he gone back to, and how does a man forever in the spotlight fill his days now he has nothing to do?”
- BBC2, 30 October [TBC]
- Script: Alan Connor, Shaun Pye
- Director: Ben Palmer
- Producer: Kate Daughton
- Executive producer: Peter Holmes
- Commissioned: Shane Allen, Alex Moody
- A Zeppotron production
- See also: The Rack Pack
Series 12 of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins tonight on BBC Two at 8.30pm.
“It’s a safe space, where a very specifically talented group of people get to show off in their own understated way for an audience of their peers. And this is what makes it so brilliant.” – Stuart Heritage, Guardian
“…that will surely be the highlight of the week for all lovers of uncompromisingly smart television” – James Walton, Telegraph
“What is the link between these numbers? 285,000, 684,000, 1.1m, 2.9m. The answer is they are soaring viewers figures for Only Connect, the toughest quiz on television, which began as a BBC4 obscurity and has now overtaken BBC1 in the ratings.” – Adam Sherwin, Independent
“Only Connect: the best quiz on TV?” – Radio Times
Tomorrow night, Live From Television Centre, a four-play theatrical collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre, is on BBC4.
Series 11 of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins tonight on BBC Two at 8.30pm.