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Dennis Skinner (I)

A former coal miner, renowned for his staunchly left-wing views and outstanding attendance and voting record in the House of Commons, as well as his barbed jibes that often bring the House into raptures of laughter, Dennis Skinner is one of the last survivors of the Labour Party's "Old Left". Skinner has been Member of Parliament for Bolsover ... See full bio »

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Brexageddon?! Himself - Labour
Election 92
Election 92 Himself - Labour


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 2016 Back on the Line (Documentary short) (completed)
 2016 Brexageddon?! (TV Movie)
Himself - Labour (as MP Dennis Skinner)
 2015 Inside the Commons (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Labour
- Upstairs Downstairs (2015) ... Himself - Labour (as Dennis Skinner MP)
- Lifting the Lid (2015) ... Himself - Labour (as Dennis Skinner MP)
 2006 30 Greatest Political Comedies (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Auntie's TV Favourites (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... Himself
 1996 A Very Social Democrat: A Portrait of Roy Jenkins (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Labour (as Dennis Skinner MP)
 1993-1994 A Week in Politics (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 February 1994 (1994) ... Himself
- Episode dated 23 October 1993 (1993) ... Himself
 1992 Election 92 (TV Movie)
Himself - Labour
 1986-1990 Question Time (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 October 1990 (1990) ... Himself (as Dennis Skinner MP)
- Episode dated 3 March 1988 (1988) ... Himself (as Dennis Skinner MP)
- Episode dated 20 November 1986 (1986) ... Himself (as Dennis Skinner MP)
 1988 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Arthur Scargill Evermore? (1988) ... Himself
 1987 T. Dan Smith (Documentary)
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 1995 Westminster's Secret Service (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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Dennis Skinner MP | MP Dennis Skinner

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[on David Owen, Shirley Williams, Roy Jenkins and Paddy Ashdown] I've been fed up this last decade of listening to Doctor Death and Shirley Poppins and Woy of the Wadicals and now this Paddy Backdown. See more »


After Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron taunted him in the House of Commons by telling him several times to retire, he became determined to run for re-election and was returned as MP for Bolsover in 2015 at the age of 83.


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The Beast of Bolsover

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