Which comedian would make the best PM?

Which comedian would make the best PM?

Politics is a funny business. No surprise then that the Guatemalan president, the leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement and a previous mayor of Reykjavik are all former comedians. We’re sure there are other politicians you think are a joke too.

So for some festive fun, which of these 35 comedians (sorry if your favourite was missed) do you think would make the best UK Prime Minister?

Results

Stephen K Amos   26 votes (0 %)
Alexander Armstrong 705 votes (6 %)
John Bishop 329 votes (3 %)
Frankie Boyle 791 votes (7 %)
Jo Brand 544 votes (5 %)
Russell Brand 290 votes (2 %)
Kevin Bridges 115 votes (1 %)
Jimmy Carr 176 votes (2 %)
Jim Davidson 149 votes (1 %)
Jack Dee 195 votes (2 %)
Hugh Dennis 256 votes (2 %)
Dawn French 241 votes (2 %)
Ricky Gervais 282 votes (2 %)
Jeremy Hardy 127 votes (1 %)
Miranda Hart 219 votes (2 %)
Adam Hills 370 votes (3 %)
Russell Howard 101 votes (1 %)
Eddie Izzard 938 votes (8 %)
Peter Kay 830 votes (7 %)
Shappi Khorsandi 67 votes (1 %)
Stewart Lee 304 votes (3 %)
Lee Mack 238 votes (2 %)
Jason Manford 140 votes (1 %)
Michael McIntyre 363 votes (3 %)
Paul Merton 227 votes (2 %)
Sarah Millican 196 votes (2 %)
Al Murray 601 votes (5 %)
Dara Ó Briain 485 votes (4 %)
Romesh Ranganathan 193 votes (2 %)
Katherine Ryan   42 votes (0 %)
Mark Thomas 242 votes (2 %)
Sandi Toksvig 1,012 votes (9 %)
David Walliams 363 votes (3 %)
Bradley Walsh 325 votes (3 %)
Jack Whitehall 160 votes (1 %)

                   11,642 votes received.

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