The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer

Gordon Brewer. Photo: BBC Scotland
Gordon Brewer. Photo: BBC Scotland

BBC Radio Scotland’s The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer comes live from St David’s Church Hall, Dalkeith, on Friday, May 13 and the search is on for members of the public to take part in the audience.

The Big Debate programme 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.

The audience is asked to submit questions on the week’s news. The programme looks for questions on the most stimulating moral, political and social issues of the day - the current issues that will get people talking. So the programme gives you the opportunity to challenge, policy makers, writers and thinkers.

If you want to air your views on the big questions of the week join the audience of The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer. You can book a seat and submit questions by emailing or phoning 0141 422 7773.

Audience members must arrive by 11.30am for the live recording at noon.

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 Big Debate with Gordon Brewer is broadcast live from 12pm to 1pm, BBC Radio Scotland 92-95FM, 810MW and available on BBC iPlayer for seven days after transmission.