December 5th, 2013

Five Live Censor Tim Montgomerie for BBC Criticism

The deeply unpleasant Radio 5 presenter Sam Walker got her knickers in a right twist earlier when Tim Montgomerie of the Times was on her show. Reading out left-wing hackette Samira Shackle’s Twitter handle, so listeners could find her online, gobby Walker point blank refused to do the same for Monty:

“Now if you’d like to follow Samira on Twitter she is @samirashackle. If you want to follow Tim then bad news because yesterday he retweeted someone slagging off the BBC so I’m not going to tell you his address. But now is not the time to refuse to give out Tim Montgomerie’s Twitter address although I am not going to give out Tim Montgomerie’s Twitter address for now is the time to open your ears, put up your feet settle back, as we Chart The Week.”

Here is the offending Tweet that Tim had dared to push:

The former editor of ConHome told listeners: “I can’t remember Sam retweeting someone who was rude about the BBC.” The delightful Walker hit back “Well you better look back through your timeline Tim,” giving Monty the final word “I better hadn’t I. I didn’t know we were being censored, weren’t allowed free speech but I will behave much better from now on.”

The paranoia is getting to them.


  1. 1
    i want my money back says:

    We pay her extortionate wages.

    • 8
      Happily dodging the TV tax since November 1999 says:

      I don’t.

      • 10
        Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

        Nor me.

        Grow a pair and stop paying the telly tax.

        I haven’t paid it for 9 years.

        I still get the odd letter addressed to “The Legal Occupier”, but as i know of no such person i burn them in the fireplace :-)

        • 21
          Happily dodging the TV tax since November 1999 says:

          I don’t even get the nasty letters any more – which is a shame, because free fuel would be good.

          That said, I don’t need free fuel. £145.50 multiplied by 14 (years) = £2,037 saved. Not paying the TV tax significantly reduces the ‘cost of living crisis’.

          • BBC - Reform needed. says:

            AND you become more discerning and intelligent.

            Let them know what you think and mention the bile and bias from your favourite presenters and editors.

          • Curly says:

            Can you now explain WTF anybody would want to present these barstewards with our personal information for their database? Still, I suppose there are lots of little un/half-educated Milipedes around who will unthinkingly do the BBC’s bidding.

        • 67
          JH348320948230903 says:

          Got a smart TV recently, it basically makes the TV license obsolete.

          The appallingly misnamed ‘TV licence’ is just a tithe to lefties who think they are entitled to be paid £££ as they tell you what to think. You may have 50 televisions in your house, none require a ‘licence’.

          You don’t need a TV licence if you don’t watch any part of programmes in the time-frame they are initially broadcast. Full stop. Stop feeding the beast.

          Smart TVs make this astonishingly easy to do. Endless catchup services come as standard, and you don’t need a license for on-demand services like Netflix. You are paying to watch them already. The BBC can go fuck themselves up their likely already prolapsed arseholes.

          Of course, either way you can just tell the Capita drone to go away if they come to the door. You are not obliged to answer questions, sign forms, and certainly don’t let them in. If you don’t live in a sink estate (they hit those hardest, it’s a numbers game) you may never see one anyway.

          • Anonymous says:

            Why isn’t more advertising attention given to the ways of getting round having to pay for the B(um)B(oys)C(lub) tv licence?.

            Why don’t ‘Smart’ tv manufacturers advertise it more?

      • 12
        R5 listeners says:

        How are we going to get through the day without Tim Montgomerie’s twitter name?

      • 20
        Guido is a Jeremy Hunt says:

        same here

    • 15
      Anonymous says:

      quite right!!!

    • 45
      Popeye says:

      Do you have to be a socialist to be a gobby female?

      • 49
        The Real World says:

        Only about 0.01% of the country watch BBC politics shows. Nobody with an actual life gives a flying f*ck about what biased leftwing naval gazers have to say.

      • 86
        Cor Blimey says:

        It certainly helps – look at Reeves, Harperson, and the Eagle Sisters.
        Being plain ugly, even if young, appears mandatory, not that Lib Dems are any better.

        • 91
          Matilda says:

          … and have you noticed how these wimmin all seem to go to the same hairdressers for the hair style cut? Is there something in the rule book about that – to make them easy to recognise maybe. Something similar too with the cardies.

      • 97
        Cinna says:

        No, but it’s a definite asset.

    • 72
      Arnold J Rimmer says:

      She’s got the perfect face for radio.

  2. 2
    Beness says:

    Left wing and nasty to the core. Most of em.

  3. 3
    Steve Miliband says:

    Why the Noel Fielding picture?

  4. 4
    broderick crawford says:



  5. 5
    (Not so)Dangerous Brian says:

    Free speech, BBC, surely some mistake?

  6. 6
    Anonymous says:


    • 23
      Dont Kill Bill Kill Aunty says:

      nah shes an ugly fcukin dog and i wouldnt shag her after 10 pints of the ole wife beater

  7. 7
    kmc says:

    She looks like a Cabbage Patch Doll.

  8. 9
    The BBC supports "responsible capitalism" says:

    Never heard of her…or Radio 5

  9. 11
    M102 says:

    The sad thing about the Balls explosion today is that his party is still ahead in the polls.

    • 26
      the BBC says:

      What explosion? “innocent face”

    • 92
      Matilda says:

      …polls? All of which are run by lefty organisations who carefully choose their areas in which to ask questions. I have never met anyone who has been ‘interviewed/questioned’ by these so-called pollsters.

  10. 13
    Peter Martin says:

    You never know, this kind of thing may even be deemed pertinent.

    Along with Lord Patten not really seeing why ‘holding to account’ applies to him and the rest of the guys & gals.


  11. 14
    John Rent-a-Tool says:

    Actually Guido I cannot contact the straight kinda guy

    Her has gone to ground

    It must be true

  12. 16
    Rightwinggit says:

    Take a look at her…the hate and toxicity inside these vermin leaks out to the surface, and they look like what they are inside, poison.

    I take it she is that stupid she doesn’t even realise what a total arsehole she has made herself look by her actions?

  13. 17

    Halfway to being a lard mountain in the way that nearly all Labour types go.

  14. 18
    Tickertacker says:

    Just another of the many reasons why I wonder “should I keep paying the BBC tax”.

    • 94
      Matilda says:

      Don’t wonder! Take positive action and just don’t pay any more. You’ll feel a great sense of relied once you have done that.

  15. 19
    Someone says:

    Just another reason why they need their biased radio station shutting down.

  16. 22
    Roland Rat says:

    Radio 5 Live is awful for bias; its stuffed with Left leaning presenters, the political correct and northerners with unintelligible accents.

    Every day its packed with stories on racism, the environment or “the cuts” and heavily features Labour’s political agenda.

    Its completely un-listenable since the move up to north

    • 54
      The Public says:

      We wouldn’t know because we never listen to it. Maybe its just there for the left to send coded messages back and forth.

    • 71
      Bolingbroke says:

      It’s the same as bbc breakfast … Its like watching a social workers coffee break, all of which are facing backwards overvan Ikea sofa,to interview someone that has more intelligence than travel to Manchester

      • 75
        Will says:

        the problem is this constant drip of poison from the BBC and this focus on London matters.

        You would think according to the BBC London local news that Boris had personally killed the 12 cyclist who have died in London this year.

  17. 24
    Totty? I think not. says:

    She’s going to be a slab-faced munter before long.

  18. 25
    Blowing Willies says:

    Twitter is for fuckwits.

    • 34
      Only chavs shop at Tesco says:

      So is Tesco.

      • 44
        Tesco's high prices, fake offers, rude staff and dodgy horseburgers are NOT progress. says:


        Tesco reports falling sales. Their boss scratches his head.

        NOTE TO TESCO: It’s because your staff are a bunch of useless unhelpful c**nts, your offers are proven time after time to be fake and your ‘beefburgers’ are full of horsemeat, you thick WANKERS.

        • 78
          Anonymous says:

          They’re not the only supermarket indulging in fake offery. I wouldn’t mind so much (well, I would but maybe a negligible amount less) but how many of their employees’ wages are topped up by the public purse with tax credits, child tax credits and what not? This makes up what fraction of our grocery supply chain, with its fake offers, supported by the taxpayer? We’re being gouged and we’re paying for it. Sounds like corporate socialism to me. No? How far are we away from becoming a socialist state?

  19. 27
    BBC-Brainwashing,Bullshitting Cunts! says:

    What an unprofessional, stupid cow! The BBC paranoid? They are bunch of arrogant left wing arseholes that can’t take criticism but happy to dish it out to the Tories. Why doesn’t everyone at the BBC just wear a red rosette and be done with it. We all know they are biased Labour arselicking shitbags!

  20. 28
    Muggins says:

    Unaccauntable power corrupts! As demonstrated by the bbc.
    Get rid of the television tax NOW!

  21. 32
    Banana Republic Britain says:

    Make complaints to the BBC, enough and she’ll have to apologise, which will really facking annoy the dopy slag.

    • 56
      Bilda Berger says:

      Dear Banana Republic Britain

      Thank you for contacting the BBC Complaints Department.

      Now fuck off.

      Yours etc.

      PS Keep paying your telly tax or we’ll send the boys round.

  22. 36
    John Bellingham says:

    She’s got a good face for radio.

  23. 38
    Only low life vermin work fot the BBC says:

    Anyone who works for the BBC is vermin and should be exterminated on sight.

  24. 40
    Mornington Crescent says:

    Sp3rm of the devil, the lot of ‘em.

    Talking of which, have the Beeboids and The Grauniad finished wanking themselves off to their new hero Tom Daley yet?

    I bet Kleenex have done well from the last few days.

    • 61
      How do I join the gay mafia? says:

      I feel so, so anxious about Tom.

      Dustin is a real fan of unprotected sex and I’m really worried that Tom’s going to take a real pounding.

      What can we do – he’s so brave?

    • 68
      JH348320948230903 says:

      About four years ago I watched a bit of an excruciating documentary about Tom Daly. It was painfully obvious he was going to flower into a poof even back then.

      • 76
        Will says:

        I think that the BBC will employ Tom in the future now he has come out, but I have this nasty feeling that poor Tom once Gay lobby have finished with him will just leave him.

  25. 41
    Lke you said the bankers ARE scum says:

    Someone start a petition demanding she apologise AND give his Twitter address or some such thing

  26. 46
    broderick crawford says:


    AVB Throws Tantrum In Press Conference

    Tottenham youngster Andre Villas-Boas has launched a scathing attack on the UK press for correctly pointing out his professional inadequacies.

    The Portuguese imposter has spent over £100-million on players who couldn’t score at a closing down sale in a knocking shop.

    A source within Spurs revealed that AVB often phones home to his mummy, who also knows nothing about football.

    The source said: “Andre is basically a glorified accountant who got lucky.
    “When journalists criticise him, he pisses his pants like a giant baby with facial hair.”
    Asked why Villas-Boas does not play striker Jermaine Defoe, when his team are clearly lacking goals, he responded: “Defoe isn’t foreign enough for AVB.

    “Andre likes players who are continental, expensive and overrated just like him.”

  27. 47
    Newsfox says:

    Criticising the Beeb is usually the best way to get a permanent multi platform seat there…eg Kelvin McKenzie, Alastair Campbell

  28. 48
    cheche says:

    BBC/Cost of living

    The BBC is always on about the c o l but they want an increase in the license fee.

  29. 52
    Anonymous says:

    Derbyshire & Walker. What a pair of banshees. Do they even realise how repulsive they are?

  30. 57
    Genghiz the kahn says:

    Louisa Compton (BBC) ‏@louisa_compton 10m
    @WikiGuido @paulwaugh @MediaGuido @TimMontgomerie @GuidoFawkes …and was clearly delivered in a light hearted manner.
    Retweeted by Paul Waugh
    View conversation Reply Retweeted Favorite More
    Louisa Compton (BBC) ‏@louisa_compton 11m
    @WikiGuido @paulwaugh @MediaGuido @TimMontgomerie @GuidoFawkes of course it wasn’t censorship. It was an attempt at a joke..
    Retweeted by Paul Waugh

    Pure unadulterated bullshit.

  31. 58
    LoonWatch says:
    • 63
      How do I join the gay mafia? says:

      Owen and Evan? Mmmmm – I so would.

    • 69
      JH348320948230903 says:

      Sam, if you want to get your hands on other people’s money at least put in the effort to mug them yourself.

      Or is that a little bit too much like hard work?

    • 70
      Master Mindless says:

      No austerity for some, you vacuous queef.

  32. 64
    Anonymous says:

    So has Tim Shipman even owned up?

  33. 74
    Downing Street cat says:

    Come on UKIP.

    Pledge to scrap the TV Poll Tax

    Another vote winner

  34. 77
    Will says:

    What the BBC today I do wonder if any presenters ever bother to go out into rural Scotland or just stay in the central belt of Scotland as their coverage was piss poor. You would think that because it was easier to be in Newcastle or Cleethorpes it was more important than 100mph winds in Scotland and the damage done in Scotland.

  35. 79
    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Just listened to the last minutes of her program with Tim & Shakira. Surprised at the screechiness of her voice. She used to have a deep husky sexy voice. Some Android @ the Beeb must have told her to screech.

    Sounded like she wanted to make a joke of not giving out Tim’s Twitter handle but the duty Grauniad reading editor forbade her to read it out.

    Until recently she only had bit parts standing in for the main players. Sounds like she’s getting more of the main slots now.

  36. 80
    Ralph Millband from beyond the grave says:

    The ‘impartiality is in our blood’ BBC is not Left wing … No Siree, impartial we are . The Guardian says so

    Just keep paying your TV Poll Tax or we send the heavies round

  37. 83
    AnusButtocks says:

    I dont pay for the BBC cu’nts so i dont care

  38. 84

    The output of the BBC when compared to the total available is ever diminishing ,all they seem to have left now is cookery programmes, and bloody antiques.They long ago gave up on sport, serious documentaries,and unbiased news coverage it’s time the TV tax was abolished not reduced.

  39. 87
    eric says:

    Poor old Sam.

    She’s a local radio person really, and out of her depth on serious issues just like the appalling Victoria Derbyshire and the equally inept Richard Bacon.

    Five Live should stick to sport, straight news, general chit chat and celeb gossip.

    It’d be a half decent radio station then

  40. 89
    Anonymous says:

    Er… that part of the show, usually done by Richard Bacon, is completely scripted and not by the presenter – I think the guy that does it is somebody Quantic. It also often has light-hearted digs at the guests. This is a non-story.
    Doesn’t mean the original tweet is invalid though.

  41. 96
    zx says:

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