John Bercow: five memorable moments from a decade as Speaker

  • Published on Sep 10, 2019
  • After 10 years as House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow will be stepping down by 31 October. Well known for his theatrical shouts of 'Order' to unruly MPs, he has also proved to be a controversial figure in one of the most turbulent episodes in British politics. From his thoughts on Donald Trump addressing parliament to accusations of calling the leader of the house, Andrea Leadsom, a 'stupid woman', here are five of his most memorable moments in the role
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Comments • 661

  • Guardian News
    Guardian News  5 days ago +211

    We've adjusted the music because a lot of you were right.

    • Thorsten753
      Thorsten753 4 days ago

      Jie Pon could be interesting debate: I personally recon it’s not possible to report on something absolutely totally objectively.

    • Tony Flies
      Tony Flies 4 days ago +2

      @Jie Pon Not music is used for psychological manipulation. But you know what else can be used for psychological manipulation? Words. Do you think that journalists should be allowed to talk either?

    • Guardian News
      Guardian News  5 days ago +8

      @Isaac Fisher People saying the music was too loud in the comments. They were correct.

    • Dem Shikigorii
      Dem Shikigorii 5 days ago +1

      @Jie Pon Everything I don't agree with is Far-Left (not Über-Liberal)

  • Christopher Santana
    Christopher Santana 3 hours ago


  • nikki k
    nikki k 12 hours ago

    Lol.. says the racists

  • tnightwolf
    tnightwolf 16 hours ago

    What a spiritual animal! John Bercow The Man!

  • wnnalis cioov
    wnnalis cioov Day ago +1

    Jon bercow is my favourite person in Parliament haha


    Flying Flamingo ? 😂😂😂

  • Titus Monk
    Titus Monk Day ago

    Looks like he’s not come back off his holiday. Half cut & holding a glass a wine. 2:51
    Would love it if it was actually the case. Top man.

    • wnnalis cioov
      wnnalis cioov Day ago

      "5 memorable moments from his last two years" should be the title.

  • Denis J.
    Denis J. 2 days ago

    Why stop at 5 ?

    • okow tina
      okow tina Day ago

      The best leader the Labour Party had in a long time ... and the method acting would put Lee Strassberg to shame.

  • Romulan 100
    Romulan 100 2 days ago

    I like this guy!!!

    • okow tina
      okow tina Day ago

      to so herd and should be throwen out for contempt of Parlament and his place of work in Parlament.

  • okow tina
    okow tina 2 days ago

    the background music is a joke, why ruin a perfectly adequate video?

  • Iain Little
    Iain Little 2 days ago

    What a wonderful manner of speaking he has, and the way he stresses particular words whilst looking directly at the audience. Pure charisma in my view. Just as well he took a benign path in politics.

  • There is always a rainbow After a little rain

    The longer he speaks the more I like him

    • wnnalis cioov
      wnnalis cioov Day ago

      "5 memorable moments from his last two years" should be the title.

  • djbethell
    djbethell 2 days ago

    Love the Bercow!

  • Moslim Islam
    Moslim Islam 2 days ago


  • bilinas mini
    bilinas mini 2 days ago

    before brexit

  • James Sempy
    James Sempy 2 days ago

    the UK is suffering a terrible ber-COW desease.
    little ber-COW must be kept under quarantine., NOW .

    • bilinas mini
      bilinas mini 2 days ago

      Order I don't think so nothing but chaos that's all you ever bought

  • Michael Schade
    Michael Schade 2 days ago

    The circus director will be missed dearly

  • Mags
    Mags 3 days ago

    Love you so much John and btw I agree ...Andrea Leadsom is a stupid woman🙌

  • paul dennis
    paul dennis 3 days ago

    Leadsom IS a STUPID Woman and much worse !!!

  • Joshua X
    Joshua X 3 days ago

    that Sticker is not mine and thats the end of find Bercow most entertaining and smart, but he can be an insulting B*****d from time to time....but what worries me is, BoJo calls Emily Thornberry, Baroness Something...grow up Prime Minister....her husband, High Court Judge is a Sir, so she would be entitled to be called Lady Nugee....but he called her Baroness, wanting to make her a laughing stock...I fear it is to late to get a better Deal with the f***ing Buerocrats in Brussel...but if Pit Bull BoJo would have been there from Start, who knowes what would have happened....BoJo has allot of Points to him...but sometimes he is just cucu, 100% wako...the chances, that he will make Britain Great again 50:50

  • BuddyAckerman1
    BuddyAckerman1 3 days ago

    This is why I won't give anything to Cancer Charities : Imagine not, at least having the hope that Burcow would catch cancer and die horrifically !

  • JustAGuyfromLDN
    JustAGuyfromLDN 3 days ago

    "5 memorable moments from his last two years" should be the title.

  • Lmao
    Lmao 3 days ago +1

    Traitorous rat

  • Kevin Winward
    Kevin Winward 3 days ago

    Does he know that his Handling of brexit is also against the law ie when the people of GB through Referendum have disided to leave the EU and big headidness is noch aloud to so herd and should be throwen out for contempt of Parlament and his place of work in Parlament.

  • F K
    F K 3 days ago +1

    The best leader the Labour Party had in a long time ... and the method acting would put Lee Strassberg to shame.

  • Our somalia
    Our somalia 3 days ago

    This guy is legend he likes wearing ties with colours... I watch uk parliament bz of him...
    Sorry for bd English

  • BigLebowski2000
    BigLebowski2000 4 days ago

    a flying what?? :D

  • disgruntled vet
    disgruntled vet 4 days ago

    After brexit is done and we have our sovereignty restored
    Traitorous shitcunts like him should be rounded up and charged with treason
    Rule Britannia 🇬🇧

  • jetski Dex
    jetski Dex 4 days ago

    1. Ordaaaa
    2. Ouuurddeeeeerrr
    4. Order
    5. Hodooorrrr

  • Jamila Safa
    Jamila Safa 4 days ago

    I love him so much speak ❤❤❤

  • DS111 Dodger
    DS111 Dodger 4 days ago

    All very recent moments from the last 10 year

  • Christopher Strafford

    Order I don't think so nothing but chaos that's all you ever bought

  • JM Silverstein
    JM Silverstein 4 days ago

    This man is a damn hero

  • Tiny Nijman
    Tiny Nijman 4 days ago

    John Bercow 👍

  • barrie Williams
    barrie Williams 4 days ago

    Nasty, horrible, pompous, arrogant, bullying little man whos suffers terribly from small man syndrome!

  • Marwa Pranata
    Marwa Pranata 4 days ago

    My favorite character from Brexit. It's so sad he's going to leave next season

  • Rhys Herridge
    Rhys Herridge 4 days ago +1

    Where's the 'incorrigible' one!? I don't agree with his politics, but what a great character and sophist

  • Schlotzinger
    Schlotzinger 4 days ago +2

    How much will I miss him! He defined "Mr. Speaker" as an independent, strong, honourable and reliable person. That is what a parliament needs.

  • david freeman
    david freeman 4 days ago

    Sooner u piss off the better

  • Bill Johnson
    Bill Johnson 4 days ago

    Go back to TelAvi

  • I’m Crooked Man
    I’m Crooked Man 4 days ago

    He’s a bit of a tosser.

  • tintinesk5
    tintinesk5 4 days ago

    Hors d’oeuvre !!!!

  • Dan Witzke
    Dan Witzke 5 days ago

    He's been giving Americans like me something fun to watch in politics.

  • Dean Williams
    Dean Williams 5 days ago +4

    John is by far the best speaker I have seen. He leads the house and keeps orrrrrrrddddddder

  • Juicy Thanos
    Juicy Thanos 5 days ago

    So I'm guessing we're not including the first 7 years

  • Joseph mut
    Joseph mut 5 days ago

    A decade and yet they only show 3 years .

    ALL LOVE 5 days ago +1

    You can tell he really wants to make history by being the first person to say the f word. He is resigning and frankly he had enough of the drama and no one can blame him. So he is settling for “flying flamingoes” instead of “F WORD” lmao 😂

    ALL LOVE 5 days ago +3

    “That sticker is not mine and that’s the end of it”🤟😈😈😈😈
    You’ve got to love his witty, funny cheeky side.
    But he was also a courages, empathetic, fair, excellent listener, funny and firm when the occasion calls for it.
    He would have made an amazing Prime Minister.
    Thank you Bercow.

    ALL LOVE 5 days ago +1


  • Doreen Fay
    Doreen Fay 5 days ago

    So, is he considered some sort of Rock Star in Parliament?

  • Harris Macara
    Harris Macara 5 days ago +1

    Love that man

  • Dani Boi Playz
    Dani Boi Playz 5 days ago +1


  • bandhsilvers1
    bandhsilvers1 5 days ago

    This is a joke how the government debate garbage all day and cant even come to a final decision .trumps got America booming and cant close any business deals. if I fell to sleep at work I would be fired so how come this lot do it all the time !!

  • Jinja-Ninja
    Jinja-Ninja 5 days ago +4

    Legend Bercow - he sure will be missed

  • Introspect
    Introspect 5 days ago

    He needs AA meetings desperately

  • - -
    - - 5 days ago

    John is beta and his wife ran away with a gypsy.

  • Can Atik
    Can Atik 5 days ago

    They missed the part where his cousin f*cked his wife....

  • I am Egg
    I am Egg 5 days ago +6

    No one will ever be able to orrrdddeeeeeerr as well as he could

  • Sheena1234ization
    Sheena1234ization 5 days ago


  • Black Rose
    Black Rose 5 days ago

    Not a huge fan but he certainly was a character in the house!!