A TOPICAL debate television programme chaired by Fiona Bruce will be filmed in Basingstoke next month.

BBC’s Question Time is coming to the town on Thursday, June 13 and members of the public can now apply to be part of the show.

The popular show features an hour of topical debate with a panel of guests answering questions from members of the public in the audience.

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Basingstoke Gazette: Fiona BruceMembers of the public can now apply to join the studio audience at the Basingstoke filming.

Those who are successful will be contacted on the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the programme. All audience members are requested to come up with two questions to be considered for the programme.

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It is not the first time the BBC’s flagship show has been to Basingstoke.

Question Time was filmed at The Anvil in 2013 when the panel included former leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy and playwright Bonnie Greer, hosted by David Dimbleby.

It was also filmed in Basingstoke in July 2011 when more than 3.6 million people tuned in to watch the debate with a panel including actor Hugh Grant.

To apply visit BBC Question Time