Audience wanted for Big Debate

BBC Radio Scotland’s Brian Taylor’s Big Debate, Referendum Special comes live from Dumfries on Friday, January 24, and the BBC is looking for members of the public to take part in the audience.

Brian Taylor’s 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.

Brian 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.

In Dumfries, the show will be at the Robert Burns Centre film theatre.

Audience members are asked to submit questions on the week’s news. Questions are wanted on the most stimulating moral, political and social issues of the day.

If you would like to air your views on the big questions of the week join the audience of Brian Taylor’s Big Debate from 11am. To book a seat and submit questions online, go to, or email or call 0141 422 7776.

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

Questions are chosen on the morning of the live programme, and audience members will be expected to ask their questions live on air.

Brian Taylor’s Big Debate is broadcast live from noon to 1pm on BBC Radio Scotland 92-95FM, 810MW and is available on BBC iPlayer for seven days after transmission.