The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer

The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer will be in Stonehaven next week'(C) BBC Scotland - Photographer: n/a
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BBC Radio Scotland’s The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer will be live from Stonehaven’s St James’ Episcopal Church next Friday, August 21.

The show are looking for members of the public from Kincardine and Mearns to take part in the audience.

The Big Debate is similar in format to the television programme Question Time but for radio rather than TV and broadcasts live every Friday lunchtime.

The show has been travelling around the country since the programme was first broadcast in September 2009.

The show has now visited more than 70 towns and villages across Scotland, from Kirkwall in Orkney to Kelso in the Borders. Gordon chairs a panel of speakers from the world of politics, the arts, science, business and other areas of public life and ONLY the audience can ask them questions.

Audience members are asked to submit questions on the week’s news and current issues of the week that will get people talking. S

If you want to air your views on the big questions of the week join the audience of The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer on Friday, August 21, from 11.15am at the St James’ Episcopal Church, Arbuthnott St. To book a seat and submit questions contact them via bigdebate@bbc.co.uk. or phone 0141 422 7773.

A researcher from the show told the Mearns Leader: “We prefer audience members apply to come along to guarantee a place but there may be space to just turn up on the day. Audience members must arrive by 11.30am for the live recording at 12.00pm.

“Questions are chosen on Friday morning before the live programme at 12pm, audience members will be expected to ask their questions live on air.”

The show will broadcast live on BBC Radio Scotland.