BBC Question Time comes to Lincoln Drill Hall tonight

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BBC Question Time will be broadcast from Lincoln Drill Hall this evening on BBC One.

This is the fourth time that the political panel show has been filmed from the charity-run arts centre and it will be be the fourth edition of Question Time since Fiona Bruce became the programme’s new host.

With 57 days until Brexit, the programme aims to be a highly charged debate in the city.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Joining the Question Time panel are:

  • Chief Executive of Siemens UK, Juergen Mair
  • Associate Editor of the Telegraph, Camilla Tominey
  • Former Liverpool and England footballer, John Barnes
  • Labour Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon
  • Conservative Vice Chair for Women, Helen Whately

The programme comes just two days after MPs narrowly voted in favour of changing the backstop to the EU withdrawal agreement and signalled their opposition to a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

Previous editions of BBC Question Time at Lincoln Drill Hall have featured politicians including Nigel Farage, Anna Soubry and Caroline Lucas as well as historians Mary Beard and David Starkey.

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The studio audience for BBC Question Time is drawn from members of the public who have complete a short form on the BBC website. Successful applicants will have been contacted by the BBC this week.

Chief Executive of Lincoln Drill Hall, Chris Kirkwood said: “Hosting a nationally broadcast TV show like this is a really big thing for us. We’re proud of the role we play in enabling this programme to come to Lincoln city centre and hosting a programme that’s broadcast to millions really raises our profile and puts us on the map. ”

You can watch BBC Question Time on BBC One at 10:45pm and on BBC Radio 5 Live or watch it on BBC iPlayer.