6:30pm - 8:50pm

Friday 6 October 2023

BBC Radio 4 Any Questions?

BBC Radio 4's flagship topical-debate programme Any Questions? will be coming to the University of Surrey in October.


The Bellairs Theatre
University of Surrey

This is a free event but booking is essential. Entry is by ticket only.


BBC Radio 4's longest running discussion programme Any Questions? will be broadcasting live from the University of Surrey on Friday 6 October.

You are invited to be part of the audience as host Alex Forsyth and a panel of guests discuss the topical issues of the day and respond to your questions.

Any Questions? was first broadcast in October 1948. Every week it visits a different part of the country with a panel of four personalities from the worlds of politics, business, science, arts and the media. The programme provides the opportunity for people to challenge politicians, policy makers, writers and thinkers.

One of the unchanging rules of Any Questions? is that the panel never sees the questions in advance; the panellists hear them for the first time, at the same moment the audience and the listeners at home do.

The event is free to attend and is suitable for all ages (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Entry is by ticket only. Bookings open 5 September and tickets will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Timings for the evening

  • 6:30pm: Doors open and questions start being gathered
  • 7:25pm: Audience welcome, followed by the BBC’s warm-up at 7:30pm
  • 7:45pm: The BBC producer calls the questioners to the front row
  • 8pm: BBC Radio 4 News Live
  • 8:02pm: Live broadcast of Any Questions?
  • 8:50pm: End of the programme.


Everything you need to know before visiting. If you have a specific query please e-mail the University events team at events@surrey.ac.uk.

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