The BBC’s Any Questions? comes to Oxford next month, when Somerville College will host one of the first editions of the radio programme to be filmed for broadcast on the internet.

The public are invited to apply for free tickets, which will be made available on a first come, first served basis, using the form below.

The Conservative politician Ken Clarke will be among the panellists for the November 23 broadcast.

This edition of Any Questions will be the second in the programme’s history to be filmed.

The programme has been chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby since 1987, and has been broadcast since 1948.

Somerville College is part of the University of Oxford. The college was founded in 1879 to “include the excluded” by admitting women to Oxford. It is now co-educational and famous alumni include Margaret Thatcher, Indira Gandhi, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dorothy Hodgkin and Daisy Johnson, who is the youngest writer ever to be shortlisted for the Man Booker prize.

The audience is asked to arrive at Somerville College from 6:30pm on November 23rd, in time for the start of the live broadcast after the 8pm Radio 4 news.

UPDATE: As of October 17, this event is fully booked. The ticket booking form has now been taken down.

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