iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Nigel Farage - Leader of the UK Independence Party

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Nigel Farage - Leader of the UK Independence Party

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 06 August 2012

As another wave of financial fear sweeps through the Eurozone, with Spain seemingly staggering towards a bail out and Italy not far behind, the voices of the continents Eurosceptics grow louder.

Most prominent among them is Nigel Farage, leader of the UK independence party and self-styled scourge of the EU establishment in his role as a member of the European Parliament.

In Europe's crisis he sees political opportunity; but is he playing with fire?

(Image: Nigel Farage)


Free download

  1. Image for Hardtalk


    Interviews with the world's leading politicians, thinkers and cultural figures. In an in-depth,…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss