Nigel Farage mocked after delivering complaint letter to the BBC

Nick Reilly
Former UK Independence Party leader and member of the European Parliament, Nigel Farage (Picture: AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

Nigel Farage has been roundly mocked online after he posted a video on Twitter that showed him delivering a letter of complaint to BBC Director General Tony Hall.

In the clip, Farage is seen outside Broadcasting House with the letter, which was written to complain about how he had depicted on the BBC after the murder of a Polish man last year.

But Twitter users struggled to take it seriously, and soon took the opportunity to roundly mock the former Ukip leader.

‘Postman Twat’, comedy star Sharon Horgan wrote in response to the clip.

Another wrote: ‘Really hope that on BBC Question Time this week one of the panel is that letter from Nigel Farage sat on a chair #bbcqt.’

You can see a variety of reactions below.

Farage’s complaint to the BBC dates back to 2016, when it was feared that the death of Polish national Arkadiusz Jozwik could spark a wave of Brexit hate crime.

In a BBC interview with John Sweeney after the incident, one resident claimed that Farage had ‘blood on his hands’.

In an interview with BBC reporter John Sweeney at the time, one local resident claimed that Farage had “blood on his hands”.


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The former Ukip leader has  subsequently criticised the BBC and threatened to not pay his license fee.

Speaking on his LBC radio show, Farage said: “I want an apology and if I don’t get one then I think I’ll be compelled next year to feel why should I pay the licence fee.”