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The BBC newsmen are used to asking tough questions – but this time they're having to answer them BBC Newsnight to host live Labour leadership hustings in June Just when you thought televised political debating had finished for the summer… Cigars, claret and jelly babies – how David Dimbleby and Jeremy Paxman stay up on election night Paxo is preparing for a very boozy night of broadcasting waiting for the 2015 General Election result Jeremy Paxman: "I don't see Newsnight, I'm afraid" The political broadcaster also reveals that he would not be averse to compulsory voting and brands Russell Brand an "idiot" 20 questions with Nick Clegg The Lib Dem leader is put through his paces on the BBC, the licence fee and Come Dine With Me... Victoria Derbyshire on ageism, saying sorry and her new BBC2 show The Sony Award-winning 5 Live presenter has swapped radio for a daytime current affairs programme Quantum Leap meets Big Brother in new Channel 4 celebrity show In Time Crashers celebrities will "time travel" to surprise historical destinations - and have to fend for themselves Gogglebox star Steph Parker would like Jeremy Paxman on her new chat show The bibulous star of the hit Channel 4 entertainment thinks that after Nigel Farage the former Newsnight presenter would make a brilliant guest on her new show - alongside David Cameron of course BBC director-general Tony Hall on Top Gear, the price of football and televised election debates “We’ve got to keep working away at efficiency, and demonstrating that we are spending money properly” Warwick Davis on Planet's Got Talent, turning down I'm a Celeb and travelling with Karl Pilkington "It's human nature to want to get up on a stage and show off your talent, even if it isn't really a talent" The big TV Quiz of 2014 From Doctor Who to Downton, Strictly to The Jump, how much of this year's TV can you remember? Review of the Year: September 2014 Doctor Who was flying high, Downton and Strictly made a comeback and there were plenty of laughs at the Apple Watch - as well as news of a new arrival Review of the Year: May 2014 In which Jeremy Paxman quit Newsnight and Jeremy Clarkson offended people Russell Brand tweets PARKLIFE! and ruins it for everyone The comedian and activist has seized upon a Twitter joke made at his expense Kirsty Wark: Newsnight has "moved on" from Jeremy Paxman The Newsnight presenter says the BBC current affairs programme is "bigger than any of us" Kirsty Wark: I could do 10m interviews with Putin and it wouldn't get as much coverage as Doctor Who The Newsnight presenter said at Cheltenham Literature Festival this evening that her Doctor Who cameo in 2008 was a "thrilling" experience God Only Knows it's 1997 again With the BBC producing another star-studded musical medley with God Only Knows, aping the 1997 mega-hit Perfect day, it seems things can only get similar Robert Peston on Newsnight: I cursed Evan Davis for having got the job The BBC's Business Editor "absolutely loved" his short stint on the current affairs show - in spite of "tie-gate" Jeremy Paxman’s latest bugbear: dog owners who leave bags of mess on the beach The outspoken former Newsnight presenter rails against the “morons” who discarded their pets’ leavings on a picturesque beach in Cornwall Newsnight debut of Evan Davis divides viewers and critics What did you make of the former Today man's 'gentler' approach? Don't go Evan! Today editor tried to persuade Evan Davis not to defect to Newsnight "He is the most important presenter in the last four or five years in terms of making Today more modern and relevant to a wider age range of audiences,” said Jamie Angus Jeremy Paxman joins Channel 4 as election anchor The former Newsnight presenter will host the channel’s “fun” 2015 general election night coverage Jeremy Paxman: 'It’s impossible to exaggerate the public’s contempt for politicians' The former Newsnight presenter tells us what what he learnt from performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Jeremy Paxman in talks with Channel 4… but he won’t be taking Jon Snow’s job Could Paxo be plotting a new lease of life on another channel? Paxo: The first review of Jeremy Paxman’s Edinburgh Fringe show What happens when Britain’s most ferocious interviewer gets interrogated? RadioTimes.com were there to find out Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood share the secrets of the Great British Bake Off Clare Balding, Eddie Butler, Michael Palin, Melvyn Bragg, and Taylor Lautner also feature in the latest brilliant edition of Radio Times magazine Today and Dragons' Den presenter Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight Davis will be the new lead presenter on the BBC's flagship current affairs show, director-general Tony Hall has announced Jeremy Paxman: Newsnight is "made by 13-year-olds" The veteran presenter admits his Tory leanings as he takes a swipe at his old employers Jeremy Paxman’s last Newsnight – Boris bikes, Twitter jokes and a song from Jon Snow The grand inquisitor presented his final edition of the BBC2 current affairs flagship last night, drawing tributes from his Channel 4 counterpart, the London Mayor - and, of course, Twitter Jeremy Paxman's farewell karaoke Jeremy, you did it your way... for your final edition of Newsnight, we've made you a special song Jeremy Paxman's best Newsnight interviews From Tony Blair to Russell Brand, five of the best, most cringe-inducing, most entertaining interviews from the Newsnight grand inquisitor, who steps down tonight after 25 years... Jeremy Paxman's Newsnight successor: the frontrunners... and Piers Morgan Laura Kuenssberg, Eddie Mair and Kirsty Wark are all in the running - and Piers Morgan seems keen too Who should replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight? Gavin Esler, Mishal Hussein, Eddie Mair or, er, Russell Brand? Who do you think should be next to strike fear into the hearts of politicians? Jeremy Paxman quits Newsnight Legendary interviewer steps down from BBC2 current affairs show after 25 years Jeremy Paxman to make his Edinburgh Fringe debut in one-man show The Newsnight and University Challenge presenter is taking to the stage to talk "underpants and the human condition" in a show titled PAXO, RadioTimes.com has learned Newsnight's Kirsty Wark on the interviews she'd rather forget, Homeland and box sets Plus, we try and get her views on the Scottish Independence debate... Michael Gove's favourite rapper appears on Newsnight credits Watch Jeremy Paxman sign over to the Education Secretary's favourite "chap hop" star Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer.. What are we going to do about women on television? Only viewers can change the male face of TV, says Mary Beard Jeremy Paxman shaves off beard: "They're so last year" “If a chap can’t shave on holiday, what can he do?" the Newsnight presenter told RadioTimes.com Not Friends! Matthew Perry clashes with Peter Hitchens over drug addiction on Newsnight The former Friends star calls Hitchens' "fantasy of addiction" hypothesis as "ludicrous as saying Peter Pan is real" Imelda Staunton reveals her top Christmas television and why she loves voicing characters “I realised how lucky I was to sit in a room and do funny voices when I could have a grown-up job,” says Staunton Jeremy Paxman pays tribute to David Dimbleby tattoo in Newsnight sign-off After the 75-year-old Question Time presenter revealed he'd had a scorpion inked onto his shoulder for his new series, Paxman followed suit - sort of Jeremy Paxman: I understand why Russell Brand doesn't vote And the Newsnight presenter admits “In one recent election, I decided not to vote, because I thought the choice so unappetising" BBC reveals "star signing" Cookie Monster live on Newsnight Watch presenter Emily Maitlis interviewing the Sesame Street star on the current affairs show ahead of his new BBC series Jeremy Paxman snaps at member of the public... who dared to ask about his beard Veteran presenter tells Cheltenham Literature Festival audience member: "I will cut off my own beard in my own time thankyou very much!" Jeremy Paxman: BBC considered axing Newsnight in wake of Jimmy Savile scandal Veteran presenter reveals speculation that some BBC Trust figures wanted the programme gone - and that he was also considering quitting anyway Defence secretary makes 'Saddam' Syria gaffe on Newsnight Following the Government's defeat in the Commons, Philip Hammond confused the Syrian and Iraqi dictators Jeremy Paxman responds to Twitter beard furore – and introduces us to a new word The Newsnight presenter has labeled the BBC “pognophobic” – and says he'll make his own decision as to whether to keep his much-discussed facial hair Jeremy Paxman’s beard trends on Twitter Fellow Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis claims she is "working on a moustache" after Paxman unveils his new look Eddie Mair: My path towards death is becoming blurry "As you’ll know yourself if you’re a varifocal person, you should never look at your feet when going downstairs... Certainly never wear varifocals, get drunk and look at your feet going downstairs"