List of Question Time episodes

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The following is an incomplete list of episodes of Question Time, a British current affairs debate television programme broadcast by BBC Television.

1979[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
25 September 1979 Michael Foot, Teddy Taylor, Edna O'Brien, Archbishop Derek Worlock
2 October 1979 Tess Gill, Jo Grimond, Eric Morley, Peter Shore
9 October 1979 Sue Arnold, Michael Heseltine, Bill Rodgers, Arthur Scargill
16 October 1979 James Anderson, Judith Hart, John Mortimer, Enoch Powell
23 October 1979 Anthony Frodsham, Clive Jenkins, Margo MacDonald, Nicholas Scott
30 October 1979 Roy Hattersley, Elspeth Howe, Emily Macfarquhar, Ray Whitney
6 November 1979 Julian Amery, Paul Johnson, Wendy Mantle, Sid Weighell
13 November 1979 Clement Freud, Ann Leslie, David Owen, Peter Thorneycroft
4 December 1979 Eldon Griffiths, Conor Cruise O'Brien, Gaia Servadio, Eric Varley
11 December 1979 George Brown, Clare Francis, Joan Lester, Christopher Mayhew
18 December 1979 Neil Kinnock, Bel Mooney, Chris Patten, John Rae

1980[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
15 January 1980 Tony Benn, Germaine Greer, John Hackett, Norman St. John Stevas
22 January 1980 Tessa Jowell, William Rees-Mogg, William Waldegrave, Barbara Wootton
29 January 1980 Noel Annan, Kenneth Baker, Denis Healey, Sara Morrison
5 February 1980 Edward du Cann, Monty Finniston, Suzanne Lowry, Oonagh McDonald
12 February 1980 Alun Chalfont, Nigel Lawson, Merlyn Rees, Marina Warner
21 February 1980 David Basnett, Barbara Castle, Detta O'Cathain, Peter Tapsell
28 February 1980 Anna Coote, Janet Fookes, Gerald Kaufman, Cyril Smith
6 March 1980 Eric Heffer, Mary Kenny, David Marquand, Geoffrey Rippon
13 March 1980 Rhodes Boyson, Austin Mitchell, Alfred Robens, Clare Short
20 March 1980 John Gale, Jill Knight, Michael Meacher, Donald Stokes
27 March 1980 Joel Barnett, John Biffen, Alan Fisher, Sarah Hogg
3 April 1980 Bonnie Angelo, Julian Critchley, Lena Jeger, Trevor Phillips
10 April 1980 Jock Bruce-Gardyne, Ray Buckton, Margaret Maden, John Methven
17 April 1980 Elisabeth Hoodless, R.V. Jones, Sheila Roberts, John Silkin
24 April 1980 Liliana Archibald, Tessa Blackstone, Nicholas Fairbairn, Dickson Mabon
1 May 1980 Joe Ashton, John Biggs-Davison, Emma Nicholson, Ivor Richard
8 May 1980 Alan Beith, John Grugeon, Stanley Orme, Claire Palley
15 May 1980 Hugh Clegg, Reg Prentice, Jo Richardson, Angela Rumbold
22 May 1980 Leon Brittan, Paul Foot, Walter Goldsmith, Shirley Williams
29 May 1980 Patricia Hewitt, Robert Mellish, Timothy Raison, David Sheppard
5 June 1980 Patrick Devlin, Patricia Hollis, Harold Lever, Janet Young
12 June 1980 Ann Clwyd, James Goldsmith, Sally Oppenheim-Barnes, Bill Sirs
16 October 1980 David Basnett, Patricia Hewitt, Daphne Park, James Prior
23 October 1980 Roy Hattersley, Una Kroll, Nigel Lawson, Arnold Weinstock
30 October 1980 Denis Healey, Mary Kaldor, Conor Cruise O'Brien, Peter Thorneycroft
13 November 1980 Liliana Brisby, Eric Heffer, Ann Leslie, Norman St. John Stevas
20 November 1980 Michael Carver, Judith Hart, Gavin Laird, Angus Maude
27 November 1980 John Alderson, Dianne Hayter, Roy Shaw, Teddy Taylor
4 December 1980 Tessa Blackstone, Lynda Chalker, Joe Gormley, John Harvey-Jones
11 December 1980 David Howell, Peter Jay, Neil Kinnock, Gillian Peele
18 December 1980 Stanley Booth-Clibborn, Edward du Cann, Antonia Fraser, Shirley Williams

1981[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
15 January 1981 Barbara Castle, Peter Parker, Cyril Smith, William Whitelaw
22 January 1981 Terence Beckett, Tom Jackson, Sally Oppenheim-Barnes, John Silkin
29 January 1981 Frances Morrell, David Owen, David Steel, Peter Walker
5 February 1981 Gwyneth Dunwoody, Eldon Griffiths, Clive Jenkins, David Napley
12 February 1981 Rev. Edward Daly, Edna Healey, Max Reloff, Norman St. John-Stevas
26 February 1981 Rhodes Boyson, Donald Dewar, Alex Jarratt, Nancy Seear
5 March 1981 Monty Finniston, Barney Hayhoe, Terry Marsland, Jack Straw
12 March 1981 Geoffrey Howe, Detta O'Cathain, Stanley Orme, David Penhaligon
19 March 1981 Peggy Fenner, Merlyn Rees, William Rees-Mogg, Arthur Scargill
26 March 1981 Nicky Harrison, Douglas Hurd, Gerald Kaufman, Dick Taverne
2 April 1981 Moss Evans, Jo Grimond, Susan Masham, Norman Tebbit
9 April 1981 Nigel Broackes, Harriet Harman, Roy Hattersley, Michael Heseltine
16 April 1981 Terry Duffy, Sarah Hogg, Paul Johnson, Rev. Hugh Montefiore
23 April 1981 Janey Buchan, John Pardoe, Leo Pliatzky, Geoffrey Rippon
30 April 1981 Nicholas Fairbairn, Roy Jenkins, Bel Mooney, Peter Shore
7 May 1981 Ralf Dahrendorf, Ken Gill, Helene Hayman, Peter Thorneycroft
14 May 1981 Nicholas Goodison, Ian Mikardo, Jane Reed, George Younger
21 May 1981 Frank Field, Grey Ruthven, Miriam Karlin, Sara Morrison
28 May 1981 Leon Brittan, Eric Heffer, Mary Holland, Enoch Powell
4 June 1981 Lynda Chalker, Paul Foot, Denis Healey, Peter Hill-Norton
11 June 1981 David Evans, Neil Kinnock, Usha Prashar, Timothy Raison
18 June 1981 David Howell, Michael Meacher, Dr. Janet Morgan, Woodrow Wyatt
22 October 1981 Leon Brittan, Kay Carmichael, Jo Grimond, Denis Healey
29 October 1981 Judith Hart, Douglas Hurd, Ann Leslie, William Rodgers
5 November 1981 Roy Hattersley, Nigel Lawson, Alan Sapper, Elizabeth Sidney
12 November 1981 Robin Cook, Ian Gilmore, Detta O'Cathain, Jane Reed
19 November 1981 Paul Boateng, Ronald Dworkin, Anne Jones, William Whitelaw
26 November 1981 Jock Bruce-Gardyne, Eric Heffer, Roy Jenkins, Clare Short
3 December 1981 Naomi McIntosh, Sally Oppenheim-Barnes, Adam Thomson, George Wright
10 December 1981 Gerry Fitt, Joan Lestor, Emily Macfarquhar, Francis Pym
17 December 1981 Edward du Cann, Antonia Fraser, Harold Lever, Bernard Levin

1982[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
14 January 1982 Neil Kinnock, Marion Roe, John Thorn, Shirley Williams
21 January 1982 Terence Duffy, Tess Gill, Patrick Jenkin, Margaret Shaw
28 January 1982 Gerald Kaufman, Geoffrey Rippon, Barbara Switzer, Julie Tallon
4 February 1982 Alec Kitson, Isobel Lindsay, David Penhaligon, Malcolm Rifkind
11 February 1982 Joe Haines, Frances Morrell, Cyril Smith, Janet Young
18 February 1982 Oonagh McDonald, David Owen, Norman Tebbit, Sidney Weighell
25 February 1982 David Aaronovitch, Christopher Chataway, Brenda Dean, William Waldegrave
4 March 1982 Bonnie Angelo, Anna Coote, Grey Ruthven, Peter Shore
11 March 1982 Sarah Hogg, Geoffrey Howe, John Silkin, David Steel
18 March 1982 Norman Fowler, Ken Livingstone, Becky Tinsley, Barbara Wootton
25 March 1982 John Alderson, Alan Clark, Sheila Rothwell, Arthur Scargill
1 April 1982 Terry Marsland, John Smith, Norman St. John-Stevas, Mike Thomas
8 April 1982 Alun Chalfont, Judith Hart, David Howell, David Owen
15 April 1982 Denis Healey, Russell Johnston, Geoffrey Rippon, Peregrine Worsthorne
22 April 1982 John Hackett, Douglas Hurd, Drew Middleton, Edward Shackleton
29 April 1982 Peter Jenkins, Inez McCormack, James Prior, Merlyn Rees
6 May 1982 Betty Boothroyd, Winston Churchill, Bruce Kent, Christopher Mayhew
13 May 1982 David Blunkett, Kenneth Clarke, Conor Cruise O'Brien, Polly Toynbee
20 May 1982 John Harvey-Jones, Brenda Maddox, Cecil Parkinson, Peter Shore
27 May 1982 Janey Buchan, Edward du Cann, Peter Jay, Sue Slipman
3 June 1982 Kina Avebury, Enoch Powell, Ivor Richard, Norman St. John-Stevas
10 June 1982 John Hackett, Joan Lestor, John Mortimer, Angela Rumbold
17 June 1982 Tony Benn, Michael Heseltine, Patricia Mann, David Steel
28 October 1982 Norman Fowler, Neil Kinnock, Julia Neuberger, Marjorie Proops
11 November 1982 Leon Brittan, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Ann Leslie, Dafydd Wigley
18 November 1982 Roy Evans, Harriet Harman, Sally Oppenheim-Barnes, Clive Thornton
25 November 1982 Alan Beith, Rhodes Boyson, Asa Briggs, Ann Taylor
2 December 1982 Peter Hain, Tom King, Bernard Levin, Margaret Wingfield
9 December 1982 Julian Critchley, Detta O'Cathain, Joan Ruddock, Eric Varley
16 December 1982 Claire Brooks, Patrick Meaney, Peter Shore, Peter Walker

1983[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
13 January 1983 Monty Finniston, Rosalind Gilmore, Nigel Lawson, Arthur Scargill
20 January 1983 Jack Cunningham, Peter Jenkins, Geoffrey Rippon, William Rodgers
27 January 1983 Neil Cameron, Patricia Hewitt, Francis Pym, Rev. David Sheppard
3 February 1983 Lynda Chalker, Winnie Ewing, Clive Sinclair, George Wright
10 February 1983 John Gummer, Anne Jones, Paul Oestreicher, John Smith
17 February 1983 Barbara Castle, Kenneth Clarke, Rosalyn Higgins, Richard Holme
24 February 1983 Edward Gardner, Ken Livingstone, A. J. P. Taylor, Polly Toynbee
3 March 1983 Jean Barker, Brian Glover, Tessa Jowell, Michael Mander
10 March 1983 Edwina Currie, Neil Stewart, John Thorn, Des Wilson
17 March 1983 Geoffrey Howe, Gerald Kaufman, Patricia Mann, Shirley Williams
24 March 1983 Donald Dewar, Mary Kenny, Dick Taverne, George Young
31 March 1983 Grey Ruthven, Kate Hoey, William McCarthy, Madsen Pirie
7 April 1983 Noel Annan, Helen Liddell, Geoffrey Pattie, Cyril Smith
14 April 1983 David Blunkett, Edward du Cann, Andrew Knight, Sue Slipman
21 April 1983 Jill Craigie, Patrick Mayhew, Beryl Platt, Russell Profitt
28 April 1983 Neil McIntosh, Jim Mortimer, Anne Robinson, Norman Tebbit
5 May 1983 Michael Foot, Michael Heseltine, Ann Leslie, David Steel
12 May 1983 David Basnett, Leo Pliatzky, Nicholas Ridley, Elizabeth Sidney
19 May 1983 [fn 1] Roy Hattersley, David Owen, Francis Pym
26 May 1983 Tony Benn, Geoffrey Howe, David Penhaligon
2 June 1983 Denis Healey, Cecil Parkinson, William Rodgers
16 June 1983 Tony Benn, Michael Meadowcroft, Donald Trelford, William Whitelaw
23 June 1983 Gwyneth Dunwoody, David Owen, Norman Tebbit, Clive Thornton
30 June 1983 Enoch Powell, Clare Short, Norman St. John-Stevas, George Thomas
27 October 1983 Claire Brooks, John Gummer, Nicholas Henderson, Ken Livingstone
3 November 1983 Robin Cook, Rosalind Gilmore, Emily Macfarquhar, Nicholas Ridley
10 November 1983 Norman Fowler, Roy Hattersley, Wendy Hogg, Shirley Williams
17 November 1983 Paddy Ashdown, Ann Clwyd, Bernard Levin, George Walden
24 November 1983 Ian Gow, John Pardoe, Diana Rookledge, John Smith
1 December 1983 John Harvey-Jones, Douglas Hurd, Jonathon Porritt, Barbara Switzer
8 December 1983 Charles Kennedy, Gavin Laird, Clive Sinclair, George Younger
15 December 1983 David Alton, John Hackett, Oonagh McDonald, James Prior

1984[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
12 January 1984 Jo Foley, Tom King, Michael Meacher, Clive Thornton
19 January 1984 Denis Healey, John Hoskyns, Francis Pym, Des Wilson
26 January 1984 Noel Annan, Tony Banks, Edwina Currie, Ruth Levitt
2 February 1984 Rev. Myra Blyth, Rhodes Boyson, Anthony Sampson, Jack Straw
9 February 1984 Lesley Abdela, Jack Cunningham, Jenny Kirkpatrick, Peter Walker
16 February 1984 Kenneth Baker, Len Murray, David Penhaligon, Elizabeth Rees
23 February 1984 Margaret Beckett, Leon Brittan, Roy Jenkins, Peter Timms
1 March 1984 Ann Burdus, Eric Heffer, Simon Hughes, Janet Young
8 March 1984 Lalage Bown, Edward du Cann, Austin Mitchell, Donald Stewart
15 March 1984 Kenneth Clarke, Rosalind Gilmore, Peter Shore, David Steel
22 March 1984 Rodney Bickerstaffe, Cecil Parkinson, Margaret Sharp, Adam Thompson
29 March 1984 David Blunkett, Patrick Jenkin, Madsen Pirie, Nancy Seear
12 April 1984 Alan Clark, Jane Reed, Muriel Turner, Paul Tyler
19 April 1984 James Anderton, Bryan Gould, Anne Sofer, Norman St. John-Stevas
26 April 1984 John Cartwright, Lynda Chalker, Alistair Graham, Joan Ruddock
3 May 1984 Gerald Kaufman, Nigel Lawson, Brenda Maddox, David Owen
10 May 1984 Susan Crosland, Derek Ezra, David Howell, Chris Mullin
17 May 1984 Harriet Harman, Malcolm Rifkind, Susan Thomas, Donald Trelford
24 May 1984 Roy Close, Margaret Hodge, Polly Toynbee, George Young
31 May 1984 Maggie Clay, James Eberle, Norman Lamont, George Robertson
7 June 1984 [fn 2] Brussels, Belgium Edward Heath, Christine Ockrent, Roy Jenkins, Robin Cook
14 June 1984 Tony Benn, Grey Ruthven, Detta O'Cathain, Donny O'Rourke
21 June 1984 Antonia Fraser, Michael Meadowcroft, John Smith, Norman Tebbit
12 July 1984 Kenneth Clarke, James Cooke, Ken Livingstone, Shirley Williams
25 October 1984 David Alton, Joan Maynard, David Mellor, Enid Ralphs
1 November 1984 Peter Archer, John Hume, Michael Mates, Enoch Powell
8 November 1984 Paddy Ashdown, Roy Hattersley, Ann Leslie, Peter Walker
15 November 1984 John Banham, Derek Hatton, Emma Nicholson, Shirley Williams
22 November 1984 Barbara Castle, Douglas Hurd, Archy Kirkwood, Detta O'Cathain
29 November 1984 Lalage Brown, Max Hastings, Frank Judd, Richard Luce
6 December 1984 Rodney Bickerstaffe, Claire Brooks, Kenneth Clarke, Peter Newsam
13 December 1984 Jeremy Bullmore, John Moore, Jeff Rooker, Diana Warwick

1985[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
10 January 1985 Ann Burdus, Denzil Davies, Malcolm Rifkind, William Rodgers
17 January 1985 Margaret Joachim, Richard Needham, Andrew Neil, Clare Short
24 January 1985 Jack Cunningham, Jo Foley, Geoffrey Howe, David Owen
31 January 1985 Gwyneth Dunwoody, John Harvey-Jones, Tony Newton, Anthony Parsons
7 February 1985 Elizabeth Cottrell, John Gunnell, Chris Patten, David Penhaligon
14 February 1985 John Gummer, Dipak Nandy, George Robertson, Audrey Slaughter
21 February 1985 Antonia Fraser, Michael Hancock, Tom King, Ken Livingstone
28 February 1985 Norman Lamont, Jonathon Porritt, Elizabeth Rees, Norman Willis
7 March 1985 Tony Benn, Kenneth Clarke, Anne Jones, David Steel
14 March 1985 Jeffrey Archer, Robin Cook, James Prior, Sue Slipman
21 March 1985 Leon Brittan, Rosalind Gilmore, Michael Meacher, Anne Sofer
28 March 1985 Oonagh McDonald, John Patten, Mary Warnock, Alan Watson
4 April 1985 Peter Jenkins, Jean Millar, John Prescott, Norman Tebbit
18 April 1985 Grey Ruthven, Laura Grimond, Denis Healey, Carol Smart
25 April 1985 Rev. Myra Blyth, Donald Dewar, Teresa Gorman, Cecil Parkinson
2 May 1985 Joel Barnett, Maggie Clay, Patrick Jenkin, Michael Montague
9 May 1985 Lynda Chalker, Roy Jenkins, Jack Straw, Gordon Wilson
16 May 1985 Tony Blair, Edward du Cann, Peter Parker, Nancy Seear
23 May 1985 Gerald Kaufman, Sheila McKechnie, Ian Wrigglesworth, George Younger
30 May 1985 Margaret Beckett, Alex Carlile, Laurence Martin, George Walden
6 June 1985 David Blunkett, Norman Fowler, Christine Ockrent, Shirley Williams
24 October 1985 Ann Burdus, Roy Evans, Roy Hattersley, Douglas Hurd
31 October 1985 Frances Morrell, Chris Patten, David Penhaligon, Ruth Wishart
7 November 1985 Kenneth Baker, Michael Meacher, Nick Raynsford, Shirley Williams
14 November 1985 Alan Clark, Derek Hatton, Gavin Laird, Polly Toynbee
21 November 1985 Paddy Ashdown, Robin Cook, Robin McCartney, Malcolm Rifkind
28 November 1985 Kenneth Clarke, Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Jean Millar, Giles Radice
5 December 1985 James Prior, John Redwood, Clare Short, Sue Stapely
12 December 1985 David Astor, Angela Rumbold, Auberon Waugh, Valerie Wise

1986[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
9 January 1986 David Blunkett, Antonia Fraser, David Owen, Norman Tebbit
16 January 1986 Harriet Harman, Norman Lamont, Donald Trelford, Des Wilson
23 January 1986 Gerald Kaufman, Jonathon Porritt, Nicholas Ridley, Anne Sofer
30 January 1986 David Alton, Tom King, Ann Leslie, John Smith
6 February 1986 Edwina Currie, Andrew Neil, William Rodgers, Tom Sawyer
13 February 1986 Digby Anderson, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Richard Holme, Norman St. John-Stevas
20 February 1986 Leon Brittan, Walter Hayes, John Prescott, Sue Slipman
27 February 1986 Tony Benn, Joe Haines, Michael Heseltine, Roy Jenkins
6 March 1986 Jack Cunningham, Brenda Dean, John Harvey-Jones, Geoffrey Howe
13 March 1986 Peter Bottomley, Tom McNally, Jane Reed, George Robertson
20 March 1986 Rosalind Gilmore, Denis Healey, John MacGregor, Nancy Seear
27 March 1986 John Banham, John Butcher, Laura Grimond, Ken Livingstone
10 April 1986 Margaret Beckett, Rhodes Boyson, Simon Hughes, Peter Riddell
17 April 1986 Donald Dewar, Norman Fowler, Nicholas Henderson, William Wallace
24 April 1986 Alex Carlile, John Edmonds, Ann Leslie, John Moore
1 May 1986 Margaret Ewing, Archy Kirkwood, Oonagh McDonald, Geoffrey Pattie
8 May 1986 Bill Morris, Suzanne Reeve, Ian Wrigglesworth, David Young
15 May 1986 Paul Channon, Denzil Davies, Jo Foley, David Steel
22 May 1986 Teresa Gorman, Michael Meadowcroft, Margaret Prosser, Nicholas Scott
29 May 1986 James Cleminson, Bryan Gould, Edward Heath, Becky Tinsley
5 June 1986 Margaret Clay, Michael Foot, Peter Jenkins, Peter Walker
12 June 1986 Diane Abbott, Jeffrey Archer, Bill Jordan, Alan Watson
19 June 1986 Kenneth Baker, Germaine Greer, David Owen, John Smith
25 September 1986 Gerald Kaufman, David Steel, Ian Wrigglesworth, George Younger
2 October 1986 David Blunkett, Roy Hattersley, Norman Tebbit, Shirley Williams
9 October 1986 Paddy Ashdown, Denis Healey, Nigel Lawson, James Prior
16 October 1986 Cecil Parkinson, William Rodgers, Joan Ruddock, Mary Ann Sieghart
23 October 1986 Edwina Currie, Shirley Goodwin, John Prescott, Elizabeth Shields
30 October 1986 Paul Channon, Oonagh McDonald, Andrew Neil, Alan Watson
6 November 1986 Paul Boateng, Jeremy Bullmore, John Redwood, Polly Toynbee
13 November 1986 Donald Dewar, Antonia Fraser, Douglas Hurd, Roy Jenkins
20 November 1986 Ann Burdus, Alan Clark, Janice Lennon, Dennis Skinner
27 November 1986 Walter Hayes, John Moore, Clare Short, Becky Tinsley
4 December 1986 Bryan Gould, Geoffrey Howe, Peter Sutherland, Susan Thomas
11 December 1986 Charles Kennedy, Ken Livingstone, John Patten, Katharine Whitehorn

1987[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
15 January 1987 Kenneth Baker, Ian Hislop, Frances Morrell, Shirley Williams
22 January 1987 Laura Grimond, Roy Hattersley, Dennis Potter, William Waldegrave
29 January 1987 John Edmonds, Ann Leslie, Dick Taverne, David Young
5 February 1987 Robin Cook, Sarah Hogg, Michael Howard, Anthony Sampson
12 February 1987 Michael Heseltine, Simon Hughes, Diana Jeuda, Charles Moore
19 February 1987 Michael Meacher, Detta O'Cathain, Chris Patten, William Wallace
26 February 1986 Alistair Graham, Bernie Grant, Angela Rumbold, Anne Sofer
5 March 1987 Alex Carlile, Ann Clwyd, Norman Fowler, Max Hastings
12 March 1987 David Alton, Rhodes Boyson, Isobel Lindsay, Bill Mackenzie
19 March 1987 John Harvey-Jones, John MacGregor, Nancy Seear, John Smith
26 March 1987 Denzil Davies, Howard Davies, Malcolm Rifkind, Chris Wilmore
2 April 1987 Alan Beith, Tony Benn, Christina Lyon, George Walden
9 April 1987 David Clark, Kenneth Clarke, Rod Hackney, Sue Stapely
30 April 1987 Rosie Barnes, Nicholas Horsley, Norman Lamont, George Robertson
7 May 1987 Harriet Harman, Peter Riddell, Peter Walker, Des Wilson
14 May 1987 David Blunkett, Usha Prashar, Nicholas Ridley, Sue Slipman
21 May 1987 Kenneth Baker, Bryan Gould, Shirley Williams
28 May 1987 Alan Beith, Kenneth Clarke, Denis Healey, Alex Salmond
4 June 1987 Roy Hattersley, Roy Jenkins, Nigel Lawson
18 June 1987 Diane Abbott, Michael Heseltine, Andrew Neil, Cyril Smith
17 September 1987 Robin Cook, Norman Fowler, Shirley Williams, Des Wilson
24 September 1987 Linda Bellos, John Harvey-Jones, John Lloyd, Charles Moore
1 October 1987 Charles Kennedy, Ken Livingstone, John Smith, David Young
8 October 1987 John Biffen, Cecil Parkinson, John Prescott, David Steel
15 October 1987 Menzies Campbell, Harriet Harman, Sarah Harrison, David Mellor
22 October 1987 John Banham, Donald Dewar, Polly Toynbee, John Wakeham
29 October 1987 Edwina Currie, Mary Kenny, Clare Short, Matthew Taylor
5 November 1987 Ann Burdus, David Sainsbury, Jack Straw, William Waldegrave
12 November 1987 Barbara Amiel, Alan Beith, Tony Benn, Douglas Hurd
19 November 1987 Neil McIntosh, Kenneth Miller, Chris Patten, Joan Ruddock
26 November 1987 Maggie Clay, Frank Dobson, Nicholas Ridley, Ruth Wishart
3 December 1987 Rosie Barnes, Tessa Blackstone, Oliver Letwin, Nick Scott
10 December 1987 Gerald Kaufman, Christine Ockrent, William Rodgers, Norman Tebbit

1988[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
7 January 1988 David Blunkett, Brenda Maddox, Malcolm Rifkind, Ian Wrigglesworth
14 January 1988 Harriet Crawley, Joan Lestor, Angela Rumbold, Nancy Seear
21 January 1988 John Edmonds, Teresa Gorman, Ann Leslie, Cyril Smith
28 January 1988 Kenneth Clarke, Roy Hattersley, Janice Lennon, Robert Maclennan
4 February 1988 Ann Clwyd, Norman Fowler, Archbishop Derek Worlock
11 February 1988 Gordon Brown, Chantal Cuer, John Moore, Andrew Neil
18 February 1988 Howard Davies, Margaret Hodge, Michael Howard, Peter Riddell
25 February 1988 Shirley Goodwin, Russell Johnston, Michael Meacher, Michael Portillo
3 March 1988 Susan Crosland, Michael Heseltine, David Owen, Dennis Skinner
10 March 1988 Harold McCusker, Nuala O'Faolain, Merlyn Rees, George Younger
17 March 1988 Malcolm Bruce, Janet Cohen, Bryan Gould, John Major
24 March 1988 Max Hastings, Frank Field, Usha Prashar, Marion Roe
14 April 1988 Paddy Ashdown, Kenneth Baker, Ann Taylor, Mary Warnock
21 April 1988 Peter Luff, John MacGregor, Detta O'Cathain, John Prescott
28 April 1988 Lynda Chalker, Antonia Fraser, Tom Sawyer, Brian Wolfson
5 May 1988 Tom King, Sara Parkin, George Robertson, Shirley Williams
12 May 1988 David Alton, Norman Lamont, Austin Mitchell, Pauline Perry
19 May 1988 Bernard Donoughue, Walter Hayes, Sheila McKechnie, John Patten
26 May 1988 Eric Heffer, Sarah Hogg, Charles Kennedy, David Mellor
2 June 1988 Stuart Holland, Charles Moore, Susan Thomas, George Walden
9 June 1988 Patricia Hollis, Roy Jenkins, Suzanne Reeve, Nicholas Ridley
16 June 1988 Michael Heseltine, Andrew Neil, Nancy Seear, John Smith
22 September 1988 Alan Beith, Tessa Blackstone, Kenneth Clarke, David Owen
29 September 1988 Paddy Ashdown, Rosie Barnes, Norman Fowler, Martin O'Neill
6 October 1988 Tony Benn, Roy Hattersley, Nicholas Ridley, Nancy Seear
13 October 1988 Edward Heath, Robin Cook, Charles Kennedy, Nigel Lawson
20 October 1988 Peter Jenkins, Mo Mowlam, Angela Rumbold, Cyril Smith
27 October 1988 Tony Blair, Ann Leslie, Jonathon Porritt, Michael Portillo
3 November 1988 John Banham, Joanna Foster, Harriet Harman, Malcolm Rifkind
10 November 1988 Janet Daley, Simon Jenkins, Gerald Kaufman, David Mellor
17 November 1988 Nigel Lawson, David Marquand, David Montgomery, Clare Short
24 November 1988 Barbara Amiel, Gordon Brown, Alex Carlile, Cecil Parkinson
1 December 1988 Ann Burdus, Eric Forth, Antonia Fraser, Jack Straw
8 December 1988 Lynda Chalker, Donald Dewar, Charles Moore, Marie Staunton
15 December 1988 Chantal Cuer, Bryan Gould, Michael Heseltine, Enoch Powell

1989[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
12 January 1989 Russell Johnston, Maeve Sherlock, Chris Smith, Norman Tebbit
19 January 1989 John Biffen, Pauline Perry, John Prescott, David Willetts
26 January 1989 Simon Hornby, Richard Ryder, David Steel, Ann Taylor
2 February 1989 Hartley Booth, Frank Dobson, Sue Slipman, Michael Spicer
9 February 1989 Ian Aitken, Menzies Campbell, Jane Ewart-Biggs, Douglas Hurd
16 February 1989 Teresa Gorman, Ben Pimlott, Mary Ann Sieghart, Arthur Scargill
23 February 1989 David Blunkett, Paul Channon, Jim Sillars, Judy Steel
9 March 1989 Stuart Holland, Helen Liddell, William Rees-Mogg, William Waldegrave
16 March 1989 Robin Cook, Sarah Hogg, Roy Jenkins, John Major
6 April 1989 Edwina Currie, Nicholas Henderson, Brian Sedgemore, Ruth Wishart
13 April 1989 Harriet Harman, Michael Howard, Alan Watkins, Phil Williams
20 April 1989 John Patten, Susan Thomas, Keith Vaz, Brian Wolfson
27 April 1989 Jack Dromey, Max Hastings, John MacGregor, Sara Parkin
4 May 1989 Edward Pearce, Nancy Seear, John Smith, Norman Tebbit
11 May 1989 John Burgh, Frances Edmonds, Chris Patten, George Robertson
18 May 1989 Elizabeth Filkin, Tom King, Andrew Neil, Joan Ruddock
25 May 1989 Kenneth Baker, Brenda Dean, Ann Leslie, Linbert Spencer
1 June 1989 Tony Benn, Kenneth Clarke, Shirley Williams, Elizabeth Symons
15 June 1989 Paddy Ashdown, Peter Jenkins, Mo Mowlam, Peter Walker
22 June 1989 [fn 3] Paris, France Michael Foot, Antonia Fraser, Michael Heseltine, David Owen
21 September 1989 Janet Daley, Chris Patten, Peter Riddell, Clare Short
28 September 1989 Frances Edmonds, Peter Newsam, John Prescott, Norman Tebbit
5 October 1989 Kenneth Baker, Arthur Scargill, Nancy Seear, John Smith
12 October 1989 Rosie Barnes, John Biffen, Gerald Kaufman, Cecil Parkinson
19 October 1989 Paul Boateng, Lynda Chalker, Ann Leslie, Jonathon Porritt
26 October 1989 Gordon Brown, Edwina Currie, Rita Donaghy, William Rees-Mogg
2 November 1989 Eric Forth, Ian Hislop, Russell Johnston, Ann Taylor
9 November 1989 Donald Dewar, Julia Langdon, Rev. Graham Leonard, Angela Rumbold
16 November 1989 Patricia Hewitt, Tim Melville-Ross, Michael Portillo, Cyril Smith
23 November 1989 Kenneth Baker, Menzies Campbell, Chantal Cuer, Bryan Gould
30 November 1989 Mary Archer, Norman Lamont, Ken Livingstone, Linbert Spencer
7 December 1989 Ian Aitken, Barbara Castle, Ian Crowther, David Hunt
14 December 1989 Denis Healey, Geoffrey Howe, David Owen, Sara Parkin

1990[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
31 May 1990 Truro, England Tony Blair, Ann Leslie, Charles Kennedy, Emma Nicholson [1]
15 November 1990 Cambridge, England Kenneth Baker, Gordon Brown, Rev. David Jenkins, Mary Whitehouse [2]
22 November 1990[fn 4] London, England Enoch Powell, David Owen, James Callaghan, Simon Jenkins
Michael Howard, Nigel Lawson, Paddy Ashdown, Roy Hattersley
[3]

1991[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
17 January 1991[fn 5] London, England Kenneth Clarke, Roy Hattersley, Paddy Ashdown, Rev. David Sheppard
Kenneth Clarke, Gerald Kaufman, David Owen, Bruce Kent
[4]
31 January 1991 London, England Edward Heath, Max Hastings, Sara Parkin, John Smith [5]
7 February 1991 Tony Banks, William Rees-Mogg, David Steel, Norman Tebbit [6]
14 February 1991 Jeffrey Archer, Margaret Beckett, Melvyn Bragg, Malcolm Rifkind [7]
28 February 1991 Brighton, England Geoffrey Howe, Gerald Kaufman, Anna Raeburn, Anne Robinson
26 September 1991 Birmingham, England John Banham, Mo Mowlam, Malcolm Rifkind, Marjorie Thompson

1992[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
19 March 1992 Luton, England Gordon Brown, Ieuan Wyn Jones, Chris Patten, David Steel [8]
2 April 1992 London, England Michael Heseltine, Alex Salmond, John Smith, Alan Beith [9]
1 October 1992 Blackpool, England Michael Portillo, Arthur Scargill, Margaret Beckett, Malcolm Bruce [10]

1993[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
18 March 1993 Cardiff, Wales Gordon Brown, John Harvey-Jones, David Hunt, Ieuan Wyn Jones
16 September 1993 London, England Howard Davies, Roy Jenkins, Norman Lamont, Clare Short [11]

1994[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
13 January 1994 London, England Paddy Ashdown, Kenneth Clarke, John Prescott, Dr. Ann Robinson
20 January 1994[fn 6] Jeffrey Archer, Garret Fitzgerald, Estelle Morris, David Starkey [12]
2 June 1994 London, England Michael Heseltine, John Prescott, P.D. James, Alex Carlile

1995[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
2 February 1995 London, England Michael Ancram, Paul Boateng, Christopher Frayling, Jan Hall [13]
9 March 1995 Leicester, England Kamlesh Bahl, Liz Lynne, Steven Norris, Chris Smith [14]

1996[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
18 January 1996 Bristol, England Roger Freeman, Max Hastings, Elizabeth Meehan, Joan Ruddock [15]
1 February 1996 Birmingham, England Alan Duncan, Ruth Lea, Emma Nicholson, Chris Smith [16]
6 June 1996 London, England Ian Lang, Glenda Jackson, Bernard Ingham, Jo Brand [17]

1997[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
23 October 1997 Belfast, Northern Ireland Gerry Adams, Rev. John Dunlop, John Hume, Andrew Hunter, Paul Murphy [18]

1998[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
15 January 1998 London, England Michael Cashman, Judith Donovan, Francis Maude, Ann Taylor [19]
29 January 1998 Glasgow, Scotland Donald Findlay, Eddie Izzard, Gavin Strang, Nicola Sturgeon [20]
19 February 1998 Nottingham, England Hilary Armstrong, Nick Harvey, Peter Hitchens, David Willetts [21]
18 June 1998 London, England Tony Benn, Edward Heath, David Steel, Polly Toynbee [22]
24 September 1998 London, England Ann Widdecombe, Cristina Odone, Charles Kennedy, Norman Pace, Jack Cunningham [23]
1 October 1998 Manchester, England Chris Smith, Michael Ancram, Janet Daley, Rodney Bickerstaffe, Emma Nicholson [24]
8 October 1998 Bournemouth, England Clare Short, Richard Branson, Michael Howard, David Yelland [25]
15 October 1998 Leeds, England Frederick Forsyth, Ozwald Boateng, Angela Eagle, Stephen Dorrell, Jenny Tonge [26]
22 October 1998 Cardiff, Wales Michael Winner, Ron Davies, John Redwood, Helen Mary Jones, Mary Ann Sieghart [27]
29 October 1998 Birmingham, England Brian Sewell, Norman Fowler, Diane Abbott, Menzies Campbell, Rabbi Julia Neuberger [28]
5 November 1998 London, England Frank Dobson, Peter Hitchens, Shirley Williams, David Willetts, Maeve Sherlock [29]
12 November 1998 Glasgow, Scotland Michael Forsyth, Helen Liddell, Roseanna Cunningham, Simon Hughes, Jeremy Isaacs [30]
19 November 1998 Peterborough, England Richard Littlejohn, Paul Heaton, Virginia Bottomley, Patricia Hollis, Brian Rix [31]
26 November 1998 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Paul Sykes, Chris Patten, Diana Maddock, Nick Brown, Nigella Lawson [32]
3 December 1998 Southampton, England Roy Hattersley, Piers Morgan, Janet Street-Porter, Iain Duncan Smith [33]
10 December 1998 Manchester, England Ken Livingstone, Francis Maude, Derek Draper, Ann Leslie, Margo MacDonald [34]
17 December 1998 Nottingham, England Mo Mowlam, Kenneth Clarke, Robert Ayling, Simon Heffer, Beatrix Campbell [35]

1999[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
14 January 1999 London, England Michael Portillo, Ann Taylor, Matthew Parris, Fay Weldon, Malcolm Bruce [36]
21 January 1999 Leeds, England David Trimble, Teresa Gorman, Bill Morris, Liz Lynne, Hilary Wainwright [37]
28 January 1999 Plymouth, England Tony Benn, Lembit Opik, Rick Stein, Angela Browning, Mandi Norwood [38]
4 February 1999 London, England Peter Lilley, Rosie Boycott, Nick Harvey, Christopher Haskins, Amanda Foreman [39]
18 February 1999 Hull, England Jo Brand, Tony Banks, Martin Bell, Alan Duncan, Susan Greenfield [40]
25 February 1999 [fn 7] London, England Michael Mansfield, Glen Smyth, Paul Boateng, Norman Fowler, Annie Stewart [41]
4 March 1999 Maidstone, England Tony Robinson, Alan Clark, Ruth Lea, George Robertson, Elspeth Howe [42]
11 March 1999 Manchester, England Clare Short, John Redwood, Jackie Ballard, Germaine Greer, Andrew Neil [43]
18 March 1999 London, England Norman Tebbit, Billy Bragg, Polly Toynbee, Oona King, Steven Norris [44]
25 March 1999 Sheffield, England David Blunkett, David Steel, Anne-Marie Huby, Tim Yeo, Dorothy Grace-Jones [45]
15 April 1999 Cardiff, Wales Dafydd Wigley, Glenys Kinnock, Jenny Randerson, John Maples, Tim Spicer [46]
22 April 1999 Glasgow, Scotland Donald Dewar, Alex Salmond, Jim Wallace, David McLetchie [47]
29 April 1999 London, England Michael Heseltine, Jack Cunningham, Charles Kennedy, Charles Moore, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown [48]
13 May 1999 Birmingham, England Michael Howard, Menzies Campbell, Margaret Beckett, Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, Melanie Phillips [49]
20 May 1999 Belfast, Northern Ireland John Taylor, Robert McCartney, Mitchel McLaughlin, Bríd Rodgers, Bronagh Hinds [50]
27 May 1999 Bath, England Jilly Cooper, Liam Fox, Max Hastings, Alun Michael, Ray Michie [51]
3 June 1999 Norwich, England Francis Maude, John Reid, Matthew Taylor, Petronella Wyatt, Dr. Carl Chinn [52]
10 June 1999 Birmingham, England Jim Davidson, Anne McElvoy, Joyce Quin, Michael Ancram, George Monbiot [53]
17 June 1999 Manchester, England Charlie Whelan, Gerald Kaufman, Theresa May, Don Foster, Sheila McKechnie [54]
24 June 1999 Leeds, England Arthur Scargill, Alistair Darling, Nicholas Soames, Sarah Ludford, Decca Aitkenhead [55]
1 July 1999 [fn 8] Birmingham, England William Hague [56]
8 July 1999 [fn 9] London, England Tony Blair [57]
15 July 1999 Belfast, Northern Ireland John Hume, Pat Doherty, Ken Maginnis, David Ervine, Albert Reynolds, Michael Ancram [58]
23 September 1999 London, England Nick Brown, John Maples, Shirley Williams, Mary Ann Sieghart, Michael Bloomberg [59]
30 September 1999 Bournemouth, England Chris Smith, Ann Widdecombe, Simon Hughes, Ken Cameron, Alice Thomson [60]
7 October 1999 Manchester, England Robin Cook, Michael Ancram, Menzies Campbell, Janet Street-Porter, Martha Lane Fox [61]
14 October 1999 [fn 10] Sydney, Australia Bob Hawke, Bill Hayden, Aden Ridgeway, Sophie Panopoulos, Geoffrey Robertson, Simon Heffer [62]
21 October 1999 London, England Keith Vaz, John Redwood, Jenny Tonge, David Mellor, Beatrix Campbell [63]
28 October 1999 Southampton, England Theresa May, Diane Abbott, Lembit Opik, Boris Johnson, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall [64]
4 November 1999 Glasgow, Scotland John Reid, Annabel Goldie, Margo MacDonald, Will Hutton, Sue Townsend [65]
11 November 1999 Maidstone, England Andrew Smith, Archie Norman, Jean Lambert, Piers Morgan, Gillian duCharme [66]
18 November 1999 Durham, England Mo Mowlam, David Willetts, Malcolm Bruce, Jonathan Edwards, Deborah Orr [67]
25 November 1999 Birmingham, England Clare Short, Edward Heath, Germaine Greer, Steve Jones, Ivan Massow [68]
2 December 1999 Cardiff, Wales Paul Murphy, Nigel Evans, Helen Mary Jones, Eva Pascoe, David Starkey [69]
9 December 1999 Manchester, England Roy Hattersley, Julie Kirkbride, Susan Kramer, Phil Redmond, Bruce Anderson [70]
16 December 1999 Leeds, England Margaret Beckett, Ken Clarke, David Steel, Michael Winner, Dr. Kristen Lippincott [71]

2000[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
13 January 2000 London, England Alistair Darling, Malcolm Rifkind, Rosie Boycott, Andrew Roberts, Heather Rabbatts [72]
20 January 2000 Liverpool, England Ian McCartney, Steven Norris, Jackie Ballard, John Sentamu, Melanie Phillips [73]
27 January 2000 Southampton, England Harriet Harman, Francis Maude, Mark Oaten, Cristina Odone, Simon Fanshawe [74]
3 February 2000 [fn 11] Brussels, Belgium Robin Cook, Iain Duncan Smith, Shirley Williams, Jacques Santer, Jens-Peter Bonde [75]
10 February 2000 Birmingham, England David Blunkett, Angela Browning, Nick Harvey, Ann Leslie, Malcolm McLaren [76]
17 February 2000 London, England Michael Heseltine, Roger Scruton, Glenys Kinnock, Ian Hislop [77]
24 February 2000 Leeds, England Gerald Kaufman, Andrew Lansley, Peter Ridsdale, Ruth Turner, Edwina Currie [78]
2 March 2000 [fn 12] London, England Ken Livingstone, Frank Dobson, Steven Norris, Susan Kramer, Tim Rice [79]
9 March 2000 Nottingham, England Michael Meacher, John Redwood, Alan Beith, Miranda Sawyer, Dawn Airey [80]
16 March 2000 Truro, England Theresa May, Peter Hitchens, Jo Brand, Nick Brown, Matthew Taylor [81]
23 March 2000 Maidstone, England Margaret Jay, Tom Strathclyde, Simon Hughes, Brian Sewell, Fabiola Arredondo [82]
30 March 2000 Belfast, Northern Ireland David Trimble, Andrew MacKay, Gerry Kelly, Mark Durkan, Suzanne Moore [83]
13 April 2000 Edinburgh, Scotland Dennis Canavan, Henry McLeish, Roseanna Cunningham, Ian Rankin, Clarissa Dickson Wright [84]
27 April 2000 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Geoff Hoon, Norman Lamont, Liz Lynne, Frederick Lawton, Glen Smyth [85]
11 May 2000 London, England Charles Falconer, Angela Browning, Charles Kennedy, Brian Souter, Boy George [86]
18 May 2000 Ann Taylor, Bernard Jenkin, A. A. Gill, Emma Nicholson, Steve Cram [87]
25 May 2000 Cardiff, Wales Rhodri Morgan, Ann Widdecombe, Dafydd Wigley, Bharti Patel, Boris Johnson [88]
1 June 2000 Aberdeen, Scotland Alex Salmond, Helen Liddell, Annabel Goldie, Jim Wallace, Mark Pyper [89]
8 June 2000 Manchester, England Clare Short, Liam Fox, Cristina Odone, Rodney Bickerstaffe, Chris Woodhead [90]
15 June 2000 Birmingham, England Michael Howard, Nick Brown, Max Hastings, Jackie Ballard, Ann Mallalieu, Emma Inglis [91]
6 July 2000 [fn 13] Brighton, England Tony Blair [92]
21 September 2000 Southampton, England Menzies Campbell, Germaine Greer, Clare Short, Andrew Lansley, Vivienne Parry [93]
28 September 2000 London, England Richard Branson, Piers Morgan, Michael Portillo, Jack Straw, Jenny Tonge [94]
5 October 2000 Bournemouth, England Michael Ancram, Mary Archer, Malcolm Bruce, Robin Cook, Tamara Ingram [95]
12 October 2000 Cardiff, Wales Ron Davies, Helen Mary Jones, David Willetts, Allison Pearson, Nigel Havers [96]
19 October 2000 Oxford, England Kenneth Clarke, Charles Moore, Ann Taylor, Shirley Williams, Robert Winston [97]
26 October 2000 Glasgow, Scotland Paddy Ashdown, Ruth Wishart, John Reid, Margaret Ewing, David McLetchie [98]
2 November 2000 Norwich, England Peter Hain, John Redwood, George Monbiot, Matthew Parris, Shaks Ghosh [99]
9 November 2000 London, England Diane Abbott, Dominic Lawson, Susan Kramer, Francis Maude, Gary Hart [100]
16 November 2000 Blackburn, England Geoff Hoon, Navnit Dholakia, Loyd Grossman, Theresa May, Rowan Pelling [101]
23 November 2000 Leeds, England David Blunkett, Nigel Farage, Janet Street-Porter, Tim Yeo, Benjamin Zephaniah [102]
30 November 2000 Birmingham, England Paul Boateng, Ann Widdecombe, Will Self, Digby Jones, Sandra Gidley [103]
7 December 2000 Manchester, England Roy Hattersley, John Bercow, Leon Brittan, Andrew Motion, Suzanna Taverne [104]
14 December 2000 Maidstone, England Harriet Harman, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Winner, James Rubin, Matthew Taylor [105]

2001[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
11 January 2001 London, England Margaret Beckett, Julie Kirkbride, Nick Harvey, Trevor Kavanagh, David Puttnam [106]
18 January 2001 Bristol, England Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Phil de Glanville, Liam Fox, Margaret Jay, Phil Willis [107]
25 January 2001 Southampton, England Alistair Darling, Rosie Boycott, Tim Rice, Angela Browning, Wayne Hemingway [108]
1 February 2001 Carlisle, England Tony Benn, John McCririck, Claire Rayner, David Heathcoat-Amory [109]
8 February 2001 Lincoln, England Charles Clarke, Jackie Ballard, Karan Bilimoria, Andrew Lansley, Andrew Rawnsley [110]
15 February 2001 Caernarfon, Wales Cheryl Gillan, Ieuan Wyn Jones, Glenys Kinnock, Robert Swan, Lembit Opik [111]
22 February 2001 Birmingham, England Conrad Black, Robin Cook, Francis Maude, Shirley Williams [112]
1 March 2001 Stockton-On-Tees, England Nick Brown, Muriel Gray, Dr. Raj Persaud, David Starkey, Tim Yeo [113]
8 March 2001 London, England Clare Short, Michael Portillo, Paddy Ashdown, Ken Livingstone, Ruth Lea [114]
15 March 2001 Glasgow, Scotland Malcolm Bruce, Roseanna Cunningham, Iain Duncan Smith, Helen Liddell, Tommy Sheridan [115]
22 March 2001 Exeter, England Michael Ancram, Clarissa Dickson Wright, Helene Hayman, Darcus Howe, Matthew Taylor [116]
29 March 2001 Leeds, England Menzies Campbell, Michael Gove, Alan Milburn, Anna White, Ann Widdecombe [117]
4 April 2001 London, England Stephen Byers, Simon Hughes, Roger Scruton, Janet Street-Porter, David Willetts [118]
26 April 2001 Manchester, England Peter Ainsworth, Martin Bell, Charles Falconer, Simon Heffer, Tanni Grey-Thompson [119]
3 May 2001 Southampton, England Theresa May, Bill Morris, Mark Oaten, Chris Smith, Petronella Wyatt [120]
10 May 2001 London, England Margaret Beckett, John Redwood, Jenny Tonge, Polly Toynbee, Chris Woodhead [121]
15 May 2001 [fn 14] Swansea, Wales Ieuan Wyn Jones [122]
15 May 2001 [fn 15] Edinburgh, Scotland John Swinney [123]
17 May 2001 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Charles Kennedy [124]
23 May 2001 Manchester, England William Hague [125]
30 May 2001 [fn 16] Milton Keynes, England Tony Blair [126]
14 June 2001 Nottingham, England Clare Short, David Willetts, Tim Razzall, David Baddiel, Janet Daley [127]
21 June 2001 Reading, England Boris Johnson, Ken Loach, Zac Goldsmith, Barbara Roche, Prue Leith [128]
28 June 2001 Norwich, England Patricia Hewitt, Ann Widdecombe, Nick Harvey, Nick Cohen, Rev. Joel Edwards [129]
5 July 2001 [fn 17] London, England Michael Ancram, Kenneth Clarke, David Davis, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Portillo [130]
13 September 2001 [fn 18] London, England Paddy Ashdown, Tam Dalyell, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Philip Lader [131]
20 September 2001 Leeds, England Ishtiaq Ahmed, David Davis, Geoff Hoon, Susan Kramer, Bill Emmott [132]
27 September 2001 Southampton, England Menzies Campbell, Bonnie Greer, Peter Hain, Bernard Jenkin, George Monbiot [133]
4 October 2001 London, England John Reid, Michael Ancram, Bianca Jagger, Mark Oaten, Amanda Platell [134]
11 October 2001 Liverpool, England Rosie Boycott, Tim Collins, Simon Heffer, Gerald Kaufman, Jenny Tonge [135]
18 October 2001 Cheltenham, England Tony Benn, Max Hastings, Donald Anderson, Caroline Spelman, Irvine Welsh [136]
25 October 2001 Manchester, England Hilary Benn, Eric Forth, Noreena Hertz, Ann Leslie, Matthew Taylor [137]
1 November 2001 Glasgow, Scotland Haleh Afshar, Thomas Galbraith, Rebecca Hardy, Henry McLeish, Alex Salmond [138]
8 November 2001 Leicester, England Navnit Dholakia, Peter Hitchens, Denis MacShane, Claire Rayner, David Willetts [139]
15 November 2001 Norwich, England Richard Branson, Charles Clarke, Marie Colvin, Theresa May, Piers Morgan [140]
22 November 2001 London, England Charles Kennedy, Robin Cook, Bob Kiley, Caroline Lucas, Oliver Letwin [141]
29 November 2001 Belfast, Northern Ireland Germaine Greer, Martin McGuinness, Charles Moore, Bríd Rodgers, David Trimble [142]
6 December 2001 Bristol, England Diane Abbott, Ken Clarke, Ed Davey, Melanie Phillips, Will Self [143]

2002[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
10 January 2002 London, England Margaret Beckett, Michael Howard, Simon Hughes, Clive Anderson, Tim Martin [144]
17 January 2002 Cardiff, Wales Rhodri Morgan, Julie Kirkbride, Dafydd Wigley, Lembit Opik, Jane Moore [145]
24 January 2002 Sunderland, England Hilary Armstrong, John Bercow, Muriel Gray, Sandy Millar, Tom Shakespeare [146]
31 January 2002 Nottingham, England Camila Batmanghelidjh, Alistair Darling, James Mawdsley, Phil Willis, Ann Winterton [147]
7 February 2002 Ipswich, England Patsy Calton, Janet Daley, Michael Grade, Stephen Twigg, Tim Yeo [148]
14 February 2002 Manchester, England Ann Widdecombe, Malcolm Bruce, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Ivan Massow, Carol Sarler [149]
21 February 2002 [fn 19] Maidstone, England Ian Hislop, Mary Archer, Harriet Harman, Nicholas Soames, William Atkinson [150]
28 February 2002 Bradford, England Estelle Morris, Eric Pickles, Matthew Parris, Abi Ekoku, Joanne Harris [151]
7 March 2002 Yeovilton, England Ben Bradshaw, John Edmonds, Julie Kirkbride, Shirley Williams, Antony Worrall Thompson [152]
14 March 2002 Nick Brown, Harry Enfield, Elizabeth Filkin, Liam Fox, Mary Ann Sieghart [153]
28 March 2002 Wolverhampton, England Roy Hattersley, John Redwood, Lauren Booth, Julian Fellowes, Tim Razzall [154]
18 April 2002 Leeds, England Helen Liddell, Michael Howard, Matthew Taylor, Beverly Malone, Rocco Forte [155]
25 April 2002 Caernarfon, Wales Peter Ainsworth, Helen Mary Jones, Alun Michael, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Weston [156]
9 May 2002 Michael Meacher, Lorraine Kelly, Jacqui Lait, John Swinney, Jim Wallace [157]
16 May 2002 Peter Hain, Michael Heseltine, Tracey Emin, Melanie Phillips, Richard Rogers, Gurbux Singh [158]
13 June 2002 Torquay, England Menzies Campbell, Teresa Gorman, Emma Jones, John Maples, Chris Mullin [159]
4 July 2002 London, England John Prescott, Michael Ancram, Alan Beith [160]
12 September 2002[fn 20] New York, United States Geoff Hoon, Ed Koch, Victoria Toensing, Michael Moore, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf [161]
19 September 2002[fn 21] Manchester, England Charles Kennedy [162]
26 September 2002[fn 22] London, England Mike O'Brien, Bernard Jenkin, Menzies Campbell, Tariq Ali, Rosemary Hollis [163]
3 October 2002 Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool, England John Reid, John Bercow, Susan Kramer, Bob Crow, Patti Boulaye [164]
17 October 2002 Coventry, England Clive James, Terry Pratchett, Peter Tatchell, Ann Widdecombe, Brian Wilson [165]
24 October 2002 Glasgow, Scotland Iain Banks, Harriet Harman, Michael Moore, Malcolm Rifkind, Nicola Sturgeon [166]
31 October 2002 Leeds, England David Davis, Alistair Darling, Jenny Tonge, Minette Marrin, Rodney Bickerstaffe [167]
14 November 2002 Norwich, England Charles Falconer, Theresa Villiers, Bonnie Greer, Piers Morgan, William Shawcross [168]
21 November 2002 Cardiff, Wales Tony Benn, Francis Maude, Matthew Taylor, Janet Ryder, Peter Hitchens [169]
28 November 2002 London, England Andy Gilchrist, Simon Hughes, Peter Mandelson, Theresa May, Melanie Phillips [170]
5 December 2002 Southampton, England Paul Boateng, Norman Tebbit, Sandi Toksvig, Tony Robinson, Ruth Lea [171]

2003[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
9 January 2003 Belfast, Northern Ireland Nigel Dodds, Mitchel McLaughlin, Paul Murphy, Bríd Rodgers, David Trimble [172]
16 January 2003 London, England Jeremy Clarkson, Patricia Hewitt, Michael Howard, Ken Livingstone [173]
23 January 2003 Kenneth Clarke, Robin Cook, Liz Lynne, Amanda Platell, Benjamin Zephaniah [174]
30 January 2003 Tamworth, England George Galloway, Bernard Jenkin, Mark Oaten, Germaine Greer, Ann Leslie [175]
6 February 2003 Dartmouth, England Billy Bragg, Eric Forth, Estelle Morris, Andrew Pierce, Shirley Williams [176]
13 February 2003 Caernarfon, Wales Ron Davies, Tim Yeo, Rosie Boycott, Simon Thomas, Simon Heffer [177]
20 February 2003 Maidstone, England Margaret Hodge, Shailesh Vara, David Baddiel, Vanessa Redgrave, Frederick Forsyth [178]
27 February 2003 Michael Meacher, Malcolm Bruce, Beatrix Campbell, Tim Collins, Clarissa Dickson-Wright [179]
6 March 2003 Bedford, England Charles Clarke, Clive Anderson, Alan Duncan, Germaine Greer [180]
13 March 2003 Edinburgh, Scotland Michael Ancram, Ann Clwyd, Roseanna Cunningham, Simon Hughes, Matthew Parris [181]
20 March 2003 [fn 23] London, England Peter Hain, William Hague, Shirley Williams, Piers Morgan [182]
27 March 2003 London, England Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Geoff Hoon, Charles Kennedy, Oliver Letwin [183]
3 April 2003 Burnley, England Will Self, Roy Hattersley, Mary Ann Sieghart, Caroline Spelman, Michael Moore
9 April 2003 Southampton, England Mike O'Brien, David Willetts, Jenny Tonge, Digby Jones, Mark Steel [184]
24 April 2003 [fn 24] Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Geoff Hoon, Michael Howard, Benazir Bhutto, James Rubin, Rami Khouri [185]
8 May 2003 London, England Liam Fox, Hazel Blears, Caroline Lucas, Rod Eddington, Vanessa Feltz [186]
15 May 2003 Cardiff, Wales Douglas Alexander, Nigel Evans, Adam Price, Lembit Opik, Sharron Davies [187]
22 May 2003 Leeds, England Ian McCartney, Theresa May, Menzies Campbell, Polly Toynbee, Nigel Farage [188]
5 June 2003 Lerwick, Shetland Alex Salmond, Muriel Gray, Oona King, John Redwood, Jim Wallace [189]
12 June 2003 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Thomas Galbraith, David Steel, Nick Brown, Janet Street-Porter, Andrew Roberts [190]
19 June 2003 Manchester, England Peter Hain, David Davis, Tom Shakespeare, Anne Atkins, Decca Aitkenhead [191]
26 June 2003 Gwyneth Dunwoody, David Mellor, Trevor Phillips, Sandi Toksvig [192]
3 July 2003 London, England Valerie Amos, Tim Collins, Tim Razzall, Janet Daley, John O'Farrell [193]
25 September 2003 London, England Patricia Hewitt, Michael Ancram, Menzies Campbell, Michael Grade [194]
2 October 2003 Southampton, England Peter Hain, Oliver Letwin, Navnit Dholakia, Mandy Telford, Jane Moore [195]
9 October 2003 Morecambe, England Alistair Darling, Theresa May, Simon Hughes, Helena Kennedy, Max Hastings [196]
16 October 2003 London, England Clare Short, David Aaronovitch, Boris Johnson, Susan Kramer, Rev. Joel Edwards [197]
23 October 2003 Worcester, England Harriet Harman, Richard Branson, Alan Duncan, Hilary Wainwright, Julian Lloyd Webber
30 October 2003 Manchester, England Gerald Kaufman, Piers Morgan, Digby Jones, Tim Collins, Sandra Gidley
6 November 2003 Glasgow, Scotland Denis MacShane, Tom Strathclyde, John Swinney, Rosie Kane, Edwina Currie [198]
13 November 2003 Omagh, Northern Ireland David Trimble, Martin McGuinness, Mark Durkan, Nigel Dodds [199]
20 November 2003 Borehamwood, England Hilary Benn, John Bercow, Jenny Tonge, Vanessa Redgrave, Clive James [200]
27 November 2003 Wolverhampton, England Charles Falconer, Ken Clarke, Joan Walmsley, Simon Heffer, Bonnie Greer [201]
4 December 2003 St Austell, England Margaret Hodge, Liam Fox, Mark Oaten, William Shawcross, Shami Chakrabarti
11 December 2003 Leeds, England Charles Clarke, David Davis, Susan Greenfield, Henry Blofeld, Barry Norman [202]

2004[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
8 January 2004 Manchester, England Hazel Blears, David Willetts, Ed Davey, Tony Wilson, P. D. James [203]
15 January 2004 Slough, England David Miliband, George Osborne, Shirley Williams, David Starkey, Claire Fox [204]
22 January 2004 Nottingham, England Douglas Alexander, Michael Ancram, Matthew Taylor, Norman Jay, Anne Atkins [205]
29 January 2004 [fn 25] Milton Keynes, England Menzies Campbell, Margaret Beckett, Ian Hislop, Oliver Letwin, Janet Daley [206]
5 February 2004 Stoke-on-Trent, England Peter Hain, Tim Yeo, Jenny Tonge, Rod Liddle, Rosemary Hollis [207]
12 February 2004 Portsmouth, England Roy Hattersley, Ann Widdecombe, Lembit Opik, Toby Young, Shirley Conran [208]
19 February 2004 Aberystwyth, Wales Ann Clwyd, Laura Anne Jones, Adam Price, Simon Weston, Darcus Howe [209]
26 February 2004 Norwich, England Ben Bradshaw, Julie Kirkbride, Caroline Lucas, Brian Eno, Peter Hitchens [210]
4 March 2004 Stockton-on-Tees, England Waheed Alli, Adam Afriyie, Sarah Teather, Melanie Phillips, Wayne Hemingway [211]
11 March 2004 Gloucester, England Theresa May, Tim Razzall, Beverley Hughes, Bruce Anderson, Alain De Botton [212]
18 March 2004 London, England Harriet Harman, Malcolm Rifkind, Jeremy Clarkson, Vince Cable, Nick Cohen [213]
25 March 2004 Shrewsbury, England Tony Benn, John Redwood, John Thurso, Barbara Follett, Ned Temko [214]
15 April 2004 Leeds, England Chris Bryant, Andrew Lansley, Mark Oaten, Benjamin Zephaniah, Emma Soames [215]
22 April 2004 Manchester, England Estelle Morris, Andrew Rosindell, David Laws, Amanda Platell, Mick Hucknall [216]
29 April 2004 London, England Valerie Amos, Norman Tebbit, Simon Thomas, Rhona Cameron, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf [217]
6 May 2004 Birmingham, England Yvette Cooper, Nicholas Soames, David Steel, Rev. John Sentamu, Jane Moore [218]
13 May 2004 St Andrews, Scotland Alex Salmond, Alistair Darling, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Annabel Goldie, Malcolm Bruce [219]
20 May 2004 Sheffield, England Patricia Hewitt, Menzies Campbell, Michael Ancram, Jean Lambert, Robert Kilroy-Silk [220]
27 May 2004 Newbury, England Peter Hain, Julian Fellowes, Janet Street-Porter, Caroline Spelman, Phil Willis [221]
3 June 2004 Darlington, England Shirley Williams, Liam Fox, Polly Toynbee, Nick Brown, Zac Goldsmith [222]
17 June 2004 Cardiff, Wales Caroline Flint, Germaine Greer, David Willetts, Dick Morris, Matthew Taylor [223]
24 June 2004 Norwich, England Robin Cook, John Bercow, Marc Roche, Harry Enfield, Allison Pearson [224]
1 July 2004 Inverness, Scotland Douglas Alexander, Bernard Jenkin, Andrew Pierce, Roseanna Cunningham, Kaye Adams
8 July 2004 [fn 26] London, England David Lammy, Boris Johnson, Sarah Teather, Jimmy Carr, Kat Fletcher [225]
16 September 2004 Best of Question Time special edition to mark 25 years of the programme [226]
23 September 2004 Borehamwood, England Peter Hain, Simon Hughes, Tim Collins, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Richard Dreyfuss [227]
30 September 2004 Brighton, England Geoff Hoon, Liam Fox, Sandra Gidley, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Ruth Lea [228]
7 October 2004 Poole, England Patricia Hewitt, David Cameron, Jody Dunn, Nigel Farage, Matthew Parris [229]
14 October 2004 Gateshead, England Harriet Harman, Michael Gove, Lembit Opik, Shami Chakrabarti, Christopher Meyer [230]
21 October 2004 Oxford, England Caroline Flint, Michael Heseltine, Clement Freud, Peter Tatchell, Melanie Phillips [231]
28 October 2004 [fn 27] Miami, United States Sidney Blumenthal, David Frum, Richard Littlejohn, Michael Moore, Lida Rodriguez-Taseff [232]
4 November 2004 London, England Douglas Alexander, Shirley Williams, Caroline Spelman, Ben Elton, Andrew Roberts
11 November 2004 Glasgow, Scotland Francis Maude, Alex Salmond, Cathy Jamieson, Peter Oborne, Rosie Kane [233]
18 November 2004 Norwich, England Ben Bradshaw, Tim Yeo, Jenny Tonge, Greg Dyke, Simon Hart [234]
25 November 2004 Liverpool, England Clare Short, George Osborne, Mark Oaten, Rev. James Jones, Linda Smith [235]
2 December 2004 Manchester, England Hazel Blears, Alan Duncan, Sarah Teather, John Sergeant, Dr. Raj Persaud
9 December 2004 Plymouth, England Ed Balls, Oliver Letwin, Matthew Taylor, Germaine Greer, Robert Kilroy-Silk [236]

2005[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
6 January 2005 Leeds, England Clare Short, Alan Duncan, Tim Razzall, Barbara Stocking, David Aaronovitch [237]
13 January 2005 Cambridge, England Charles Falconer, John Redwood, Caroline Lucas, Armando Iannucci, Ann Leslie [238]
20 January 2005 Manchester, England Valerie Amos, Michael Ancram, Susan Kramer, Billy Bragg, Jeremy Greenstock [239]
27 January 2005 Croydon, England Ken Livingstone, Ken Clarke, Joan Walmsley, John Rentoul, Trevor Kavanagh [240]
3 February 2005 [fn 28] Derby, England Margaret Beckett, Andrew Lansley, David Laws, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, John Stevens [241]
10 February 2005 Belfast, Northern Ireland Paul Murphy, Jeffrey Donaldson, Martin McGuinness, David Trimble, Mark Durkan [242]
17 February 2005 Slough, England Diane Abbott, Nicholas Soames, John Thurso, Johann Hari, Heather Mills McCartney [243]
24 February 2005 Warrington, England Alun Michael, Theresa May, Norman Baker, Mark Steel, Anne Atkins [244]
3 March 2005 London, England Charles Clarke, David Davis, Mark Oaten, Shami Chakrabarti
10 March 2005 [fn 29] Shanghai, China Liu Jianchao, Chris Patten, David Tang, Long Yongtu, Isabel Hilton [245]
17 March 2005 Cardiff, Wales Rhodri Morgan, Julie Kirkbride, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Thomas, Digby Jones [246]
31 March 2005 Grimsby, England Margaret Hodge, David Cameron, Lembit Opik, George Galloway, Alice Thomson [247]
7 April 2005 Stirling, Scotland David Blunkett, Michael Ancram, Jim Wallace, Nicola Sturgeon, Petrina Holdsworth [248]
14 April 2005 Birmingham, England Ruth Kelly, Liam Fox, Menzies Campbell, David Baddiel, Janet Daley [249]
21 April 2005 Durham, England Robin Cook, William Hague, Shirley Williams, Jean Lambert [250]
28 April 2005 [fn 30] London, England Tony Blair, Michael Howard, Charles Kennedy [251][1]
12 May 2005 Leeds, England Lynne Featherstone, Harriet Harman, Boris Johnson, Jo-Anne Nadler, Andrew Rawnsley [252]
19 May 2005 Edinburgh, Scotland Anne McGuire, Annabel Goldie, Matthew Taylor, Alex Salmond, George Galloway [253]
26 May 2005 [fn 31] Paris, France Hervé Mariton, Jacques Myard, Denis MacShane, Liam Fox, Caroline Lucas, Eddie Izzard [254]
9 June 2005 Peterborough, England David Lammy, John Redwood, Jenny Tonge, Jane Fonda, Peter Hitchens [255]
16 June 2005 Caernarfon, Wales Clare Short, Iain Duncan Smith, Helen Mary Jones, Marc Roche, Rod Liddle [256]
23 June 2005 Exeter, England Peter Hain, Francis Maude, Susan Kramer, Marie O'Riordan, Michael Winner [257]
30 June 2005 [fn 26] Manchester, England Tony Benn, Justine Greening, Lembit Opik, June Sarpong, Otis Ferry [258]
7 July 2005 [fn 32] Johannesburg, South Africa Valerie Amos, Edna Adan Ismail, Bianca Jagger, Moeletsi Mbeki, Morgan Tsvangirai [259]
22 September 2005 Blackpool, England David Miliband, Theresa May, David Laws, Quentin Letts, Bonnie Greer [260]
29 September 2005 Brighton, England Patricia Hewitt, Ken Clarke, Simon Hughes, Janet Street-Porter, Stephen Green [261]
6 October 2005 Manchester, England Douglas Alexander, Francis Maude, Jo Swinson, Anne McElvoy, David Starkey [262]
13 October 2005 Stanley, England Ben Bradshaw, David Cameron, Mark Oaten, Muriel Gray, Ann Leslie [263]
20 October 2005 Birmingham, England Estelle Morris, Andrew Lansley, Greg Dyke, Matthew Parris, Kate Allen [264]
27 October 2005 Stratford, England Jacqui Smith, Eric Forth, Nick Clegg, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Edwina Currie [265]
3 November 2005 [fn 33] Nottingham, England David Cameron, David Davis [266]
10 November 2005 Carlisle, England Geoff Hoon, Caroline Spelman, Chris Huhne, Rhona Cameron, Toby Young [267]
17 November 2005 Newbury, England Charles Falconer, David Willetts, Shirley Williams, Alice Miles, Derek Laud [268]
24 November 2005 Fareham, England Roy Hattersley, Alan Duncan, John Thurso, Lorna Fitzsimons, Jane Moore [269]
1 December 2005 Glasgow, Scotland Margaret Hodge, Annabel Goldie, Nicola Sturgeon, Tom Shakespeare, A. A. Gill [270]
8 December 2005 Bristol, England Hilary Benn, George Osborne, Jenny Willott, Piers Morgan, Janet Daley

2006[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
12 January 2006 Barnes, England Ed Balls, Norman Tebbit, Mark Oaten, Mariella Frostrup, Matthew Parris [271]
19 January 2006 Skegness, England Chris Bryant, Alan Duncan, Menzies Campbell, Salma Yaqoob, Andrew Green [272]
26 January 2006 Basingstoke, England Valerie Amos, John Redwood, Simon Hughes, Claire Fox, Zac Goldsmith [273]
2 February 2006 Aberystwyth, Wales Rhodri Morgan, Chris Huhne, Leanne Wood, Cheryl Gillan, Adam Rickitt [274]
9 February 2006 [fn 34] Harlow, England Menzies Campbell, Simon Hughes, Chris Huhne [275]
16 February 2006 Preston, England Peter Hain, Theresa May, Tim Razzall, John Sergeant, Kat Fletcher [276]
23 February 2006 Milton Keynes, England Alistair Darling, Theresa Villiers, Nigel Farage, Art Malik, Cristina Odone [277]
2 March 2006 Telford, England Shahid Malik, Jo-Anne Nadler, Will Self, Sarah Teather, Nicholas Winterton [278]
9 March 2006 Salisbury, England Hazel Blears, Chris Grayling, Jean Lambert, Rod Liddle, Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali [279]
16 March 2006 Gateshead, England Margaret Hodge, David Willetts, Jenny Tonge, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Simon Jenkins [280]
23 March 2006 Ipswich, England Tony Benn, Boris Johnson, David Laws, Shami Chakrabarti, Digby Jones [281]
30 March 2006 [fn 35] Moscow, Russia Garry Kasparov, Douglas Alexander, Grigory Karasin, Andrei Illarionov, Natalya Narochnitskaya, Igor Yurgens [282]
20 April 2006 Cambridge, England Charles Clarke, George Osborne, Vince Cable, Janet Daley [283]
27 April 2006 Coventry, England Charles Falconer, David Davis, Ed Davey, Carol Thatcher, Steve Richards [284]
4 May 2006 London, England Margaret Beckett, William Hague, Julia Goldsworthy, Richard Littlejohn [285]
11 May 2006 London, England Hazel Blears, Michael Heseltine, Menzies Campbell, Piers Morgan [286]
18 May 2006 Canterbury, England Harriet Harman, Ken Clarke, Simon Hughes, Frederick Forsyth, Helena Kennedy [287]
25 May 2006 Hereford, England Geoff Hoon, Sayeeda Warsi, Nick Clegg, Oona King, Niall Ferguson [288]
1 June 2006 Stockton-on-Tees, England Diane Abbott, Michael Gove, Alain de Botton, Mary Ann Sieghart, Michael Winner [289]
8 June 2006 Torquay, England George Galloway, David Lammy, Liam Fox, Max Hastings, Lynne Featherstone [290]
15 June 2006 Sheffield, England Charles Falconer, Theresa May, Mark Oaten, Shami Chakrabarti, Derek Dougan [291]
22 June 2006 King's Lynn, England Alan Johnson, Oliver Letwin, Charles Kennedy, Germaine Greer [292]
29 June 2006 Perth, Scotland Mike O'Brien, Julie Kirkbride, Nicol Stephen, Alex Salmond, Melanie Phillips [293]
6 July 2006 [fn 26] London, England Sebastian Coe, Julia Goldsworthy, Richard Madeley, David Miliband, Matt Pollard [294]
21 September 2006 Tonbridge, England Harriet Harman, Ann Widdecombe, Charles Kennedy, Christopher Meyer, Tariq Ali [295]
28 September 2006 Manchester, England Jack Straw, Ken Clarke, Piers Morgan, Jenny Tonge, Lance Price [296]
5 October 2006 Bournemouth, England Hazel Blears, Shirley Williams, Oliver Letwin, Ian Hislop, Sandra Howard [297]
12 October 2006 Glasgow, Scotland Vera Baird, Alan Duncan, Nicola Sturgeon, Tommy Sheridan, Clive Anderson [298]
19 October 2006 Preston, England Hilary Armstrong, Theresa May, Chris Huhne, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Salma Yaqoob [299]
26 October 2006 Exeter, England Ben Bradshaw, Michael Ancram, Paddy Ashdown, Pauline Neville-Jones, Janet Street Porter [300]
2 November 2006 London, England Charles Clarke, Michael Heseltine, Peter Hitchens, Amanda Platell, Menzies Campbell [301]
9 November 2006 Burton upon Trent, England Geoff Hoon, Malcolm Rifkind, Rageh Omaar, Catherine Meyer, Jan Berry [302]
16 November 2006 Cheltenham, England Boris Johnson, Tony McNulty, Jane Bonham Carter, Shappi Khorsandi, Robert Kilroy-Silk [303]
23 November 2006 Hartlepool, England Denis MacShane, Sayeeda Warsi, Sarah Teather, Esther Rantzen, Polly Toynbee [304]
30 November 2006 Belfast, Northern Ireland Peter Hain, David Trimble, Martin McGuinness, Mark Durkan, Jeffrey Donaldson [305]
7 December 2006 London, England Ruth Kelly, David Davis, Martin Amis, Mariella Frostrup, Jeff Randall [306]

2007[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
11 January 2007 Dartford, England Charles Falconer, George Osborne, Charles Kennedy, Clare Short, Kelvin MacKenzie [307]
18 January 2007 Northampton, England Jacqui Smith, David Davis, Nick Clegg, Shami Chakrabarti, Edwina Currie [308]
25 January 2007 High Wycombe, England Geoff Hoon, Nicholas Soames, Matthew Parris, Deborah Bull, Anne Atkins [309]
1 February 2007 Doncaster, England Harriet Harman, Andrew Lansley, Mark Oaten, Tristram Hunt, Sarfraz Manzoor [310]
8 February 2007 Birmingham, England David Miliband, Kenneth Clarke, Simon Hughes, Salma Yaqoob, Frederick Forsyth [311]
15 February 2007 London, England Roy Hattersley, Norman Tebbit, Julia Goldsworthy, Richard Littlejohn, Janine di Giovanni [312]
22 February 2007 Edinburgh, Scotland George Foulkes, Nicol Stephen, Alex Salmond, Annabel Goldie, Hardeep Singh Kohli [313]
1 March 2007 Colchester, England Peter Hain, Francis Maude, Menzies Campbell, Beverley Knight, Cristina Odone [314]
8 March 2007 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Margaret Hodge, Alan Duncan, Piers Morgan, Sian Berry, Colin Byrne [315]
15 March 2007 Newport, Wales Mike O'Brien, Priti Patel, Lembit Opik, Clare Short, Peter Hitchens [316]
22 March 2007 [fn 36] London, England Tony Benn, Benazir Bhutto, John R. Bolton, Des Browne, Liam Fox, Charles Kennedy [317]
29 March 2007 Bath, England Hazel Blears, Sayeeda Warsi, George Carey, Yvonne Thompson, Nigel Farage [318]
19 April 2007 Liverpool, England Ed Miliband, Iain Duncan Smith, Jenny Tonge, Jan Ravens, Bruce Anderson [319]
26 April 2007 Oxford, England Caroline Flint, Douglas Hurd, David Laws, Adam Price, Douglas Murray [320]
3 May 2007 London, England Tim Collins, William Hague, Patricia Hewitt, Charles Kennedy, Oona King [321]
10 May 2007 [fn 37] London, England Peter Mandelson, Menzies Campbell, Kenneth Clarke, Jane Moore [322]
17 May 2007 Norwich, England Douglas Alexander, Theresa May, Chris Huhne, Jeff Randall, Clemency Burton-Hill [323]
24 May 2007 Basingstoke, England Alan Johnson, Michael Heseltine, Bob Crow, Martha Lane Fox, Allison Pearson [324]
31 May 2007 Stratford-upon-Avon, England Roy Hattersley, Caroline Spelman, Sarah Teather, Simon Schama, Greg Dyke [325]
7 June 2007 Truro, England Tony Benn, Francis Maude, Julia Goldsworthy, Boris Berezovsky, Melanie Phillips [326]
14 June 2007 [fn 38] London, England Peter Hain, Harriet Harman, Alan Johnson, Hazel Blears, Hilary Benn, John Cruddas [327]
21 June 2007 Aldershot, England Tony McNulty, Boris Johnson, Shirley Williams, Peter Hitchens, Christopher Hitchens [328]
28 June 2007 Croydon, England Yvette Cooper, Michael Howard, Menzies Campbell, Piers Morgan [329]
5 July 2007 [fn 26] London, England Charlie Bell, Davina McCall, Ed Miliband, Douglas Murray, Sayeeda Warsi [330]
20 September 2007 Brighton, England Geoff Hoon, John Redwood, Paddy Ashdown, Janet Street-Porter, Christiane Amanpour [331]
27 September 2007 Poole, England John Denham, Ed Vaizey, Nick Clegg, Simon Schama, Amanda Platell [332]
4 October 2007 London, England Ruth Kelly, George Osborne, Menzies Campbell, Ian Hislop [333]
11 October 2007 [fn 39] Cheltenham, England Harriet Harman, Caroline Spelman, Simon Hughes, Kelvin MacKenzie, Chuka Umunna [334]
18 October 2007 Bradford, England Peter Hain, David Davis, Charles Kennedy, Melanie Phillips, Rosie Millard [335]
25 October 2007 Oxford, England Charles Falconer, Francis Maude, George Galloway, Maria Misra, Fraser Nelson [336]
1 November 2007 Swansea, Wales David Lammy, Damian Green, Leanne Wood, Brian Paddick, Edwina Curry [337]
8 November 2007 London, England Tony McNulty, Michael Heseltine, Vince Cable, Ahdaf Soueif, Douglas Murray [338]
15 November 2007 [fn 40] Buxton, England Chris Huhne, Nick Clegg [339]
22 November 2007 Glasgow, Scotland Wendy Alexander, Nicola Sturgeon, Annabel Goldie, David Steel, David Aaronovitch [340]
29 November 2007 York, England Caroline Flint, Alan Duncan, Sarah Teather, Nigel Farage, Paul Myners [341]
6 December 2007 Cambridge, England Catherine Ashton, Kenneth Clarke, James Rubin, Allison Pearson, Simon Sebag Montefiore [342]
13 December 2007 London, England Hazel Blears, Chris Patten, Charles Kennedy, Piers Morgan, Kirstie Allsopp [343]

2008[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
17 January 2008 Coventry, England Jacqui Smith, Liam Fox, Chris Huhne, Kevin Maguire, Louise Bagshawe [344]
24 January 2008 Salisbury, England Geoffrey Robinson, Oliver Letwin, David Laws, Alex James, Sarah Sands [345]
31 January 2008 London, England Shaun Woodward, Ken Clarke, Amanda Platell, John Sessions, Bonnie Greer [346]
7 February 2008 Liverpool, England Andy Burnham, Chris Grayling, Julia Goldsworthy, Shami Chakrabarti, Duncan Bannatyne [347]
14 February 2008 Watford, England Caroline Flint, Sayeeda Warsi, Rev. Stephen Lowe, Clive James, Melanie Phillips [348]
21 February 2008 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Ruth Kelly, Alan Duncan, Vince Cable, Fraser Nelson, Derek Simpson [349]
28 February 2008 Stirling, Scotland Annabel Goldie, Nicola Sturgeon, Nicol Stephen, Cathy Jamieson, George Galloway [350]
6 March 2008 Manchester, England Ed Miliband, David Davis, Shirley Williams, Nigel Farage, Marcus Brigstocke [351]
13 March 2008 London, England John Denham, Nicola Horlick, Charles Kennedy, George Osborne, Alex Salmond [352]
3 April 2008 Birmingham, England Douglas Alexander, Theresa May, Sarah Teather, Clare Short, Rod Liddle [353]
17 April 2008 Bristol, England Harriet Harman, Caroline Spelman, Lembit Opik, Tony Parsons, Simon Heffer [354]
24 April 2008 [fn 41] London, England Boris Johnson, Ken Livingstone, Brian Paddick [355]
1 May 2008 London, England William Hague, Paddy Ashdown, Richard Littlejohn, Des Browne, Polly Toynbee [356]
8 May 2008 Dorking, England James Purnell, Michael Heseltine, Menzies Campbell, Piers Morgan, Rachel Johnson [357]
15 May 2008 Cardiff, Wales Alan Johnson, Alan Duncan, Helen Mary Jones, Lauren Booth, Simon Woodroffe [358]
22 May 2008 Chester, England Hazel Blears, Francis Maude, Simon Hughes, Cristina Odone, Tony Hall [359]
29 May 2008 Lincoln, England Geoff Hoon, Eric Pickles, Caroline Lucas, Dan Snow, Ruth Lea [360]
5 June 2008 Wolverhampton, England Peter Hitchens, David Miliband, Vince Cable, Douglas Hurd, Shami Chakrabarti [361]
12 June 2008 London, England Michael Gove, Shirley Williams, Tony McNulty, June Sarpong, George Pascoe-Watson [362]
19 June 2008 Portsmouth, England David Davis, Jo Swinson, Nigel Farage, Jerry Springer, Hilary Benn [363]
26 June 2008 Bexhill-on-Sea, England Yvette Cooper, Pauline Neville-Jones, Chris Huhne, Grayson Perry, Ann Leslie [364]
3 July 2008 Musselburgh, Scotland David Cairns, Andrew Lansley, Nicola Sturgeon, Emma Nicholson, David Mitchell [365]
10 July 2008 [fn 26] London, England Iain Duncan Smith, Douglas Alexander, Julia Goldsworthy, Saira Khan, Michael Heaver [366]
18 September 2008 Bournemouth, England Harriet Harman, Alan Duncan, Lynne Featherstone, Ian Hislop, Simon Wolfson [367]
25 September 2008 Manchester, England Hazel Blears, Theresa May, Vince Cable, Derek Simpson, Fraser Nelson [368]
2 October 2008 Birmingham, England Jacqui Smith, Michael Heseltine, Charles Kennedy, Richard Lambert, Janet Street-Porter [369]
9 October 2008 London, England Ken Clarke, John Denham, Chris Huhne, Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, Ruth Lea [370]
16 October 2008 Stoke-on-Trent, England Geoff Hoon, Dominic Grieve, Julia Goldsworthy, Clare Short, James Caan [371]
23 October 2008 Peterborough, England Jo Swinson, Roy Hattersley, Sayeeda Warsi, Alex Salmond, Lionel Barber [372]
30 October 2008 [fn 42] Washington, D.C., United States Elizabeth Edwards, Christopher Nixon Cox, Clarence Page, Simon Schama, Cheri Jacobus [373]
6 November 2008 Bernie Grant Arts Centre - London Jack Straw, Bonnie Greer, Nigel Farage, Brian Eno, Pauline Neville-Jones [374]
13 November 2008 Dover, England Margaret Beckett, Shirley Williams, Jeremy Hunt, Brian Moore, Simon Heffer [375]
20 November 2008 Glasgow, Scotland Tavish Scott, Philip Hammond, Nicola Sturgeon, Jim Murphy, Melanie Phillips [376]
27 November 2008 Basildon, England Douglas Alexander, George Osborne, Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Justin King, Adam Price [377]
4 December 2008 Newry, Northern Ireland Mark Durkan, Arlene Foster, Alan Johnson, Andrew Lansley, Ken Maginnis, Conor Murphy [378]
11 December 2008 Birkenhead, England Nadine Dorries, Jim Knight, Lembit Öpik, Will Self, Esther Rantzen [379]

2009[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists Notes
15 January 2009 Leeds, England Chris Grayling, Stephen Pollard, Jenny Tonge, Willie Walsh, Shaun Woodward [380]
22 January 2009 Crawley, England Caroline Flint, Liam Fox, David Laws, Christopher Meyer, Janet Daley [381]
29 January 2009 Fort William, Scotland Michael Gove, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Nicola Sturgeon, Jo Swinson, Charles Falconer [382]
5 February 2009 Dunstable, England Shami Chakrabarti, Nigel Farage, Theresa May, Will Young, Geoff Hoon [383]
12 February 2009 Bath, England Liam Byrne, Monty Don, Justine Greening, Salma Yaqoob, Kelvin MacKenzie [384]
19 February 2009 Peckham, England Tony McNulty, Michael Heseltine, Piers Morgan, Sarah Teather, Timothy Campbell [385]
26 February 2009 Merthyr Tydfil, Wales Cheryl Gillan, Peter Hain, Elfyn Llwyd, Kirsty Williams, George Pascoe-Watson [386]
5 March 2009 Dudley, England Douglas Alexander, Andrew Mitchell, Shirley Williams, Toby Young, Germaine Greer [387]
12 March 2009 Toxteth, England Alan Johnson, Susan Kramer, David Mitchell, Charles Moore, Sayeeda Warsi [388][2]
19 March 2009 Canary Wharf, England Fern Britton, Vince Cable, Kenneth Clarke, Tessa Jowell, Douglas Murray [389]
26 March 2009.[fn 43][3][4][5] Newcastle upon Tyne, England Charles Clarke, Ed Davey, Caroline Lucas, Eric Pickles, Michael Winner
23 April 2009 Ealing, England Vince Cable, John Denham, Philip Hammond, Ruth Lea, David Starkey [390]
30 April 2009 Great Yarmouth, England Norman Baker, Hilary Benn, Andrew Lansley, Frank Skinner, Leanne Wood [391][6]
7 May 2009 Dunfermline, Scotland Bruce Anderson, Nadine Dorries, Iain Gray, David Steel, Nicola Sturgeon [392]
14 May 2009 Grimsby, England Margaret Beckett, Benedict Brogan, Menzies Campbell, Steve Easterbrook, Theresa May [393]
21 May 2009 [fn 44] Salisbury, England Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Marta Andreasen, Martin Bell, Ben Bradshaw, Vince Cable, William Hague
28 May 2009 London, England Nigel Farage, Caroline Flint, Pierre-Yves Gerbeau, Jo Swinson, Daniel Hannan, Caroline Lucas [394]
4 June 2009 Croydon, England Paddy Ashdown, Liam Fox, Max Hastings, Fiona Phillips, Jan Royall [395]
11 June 2009 [fn 45] Birmingham, England Peter Hain, Chris Huhne, Ruth Lea, Derek Simpson, Caroline Spelman [396]
18 June 2009 Sunderland, England Charles Falconer, Kenneth Clarke, Ed Davey, Esther Rantzen, Polly Toynbee [397]
25 June 2009 [fn 46] Newquay, England Julia Goldsworthy, Paulin Neville-Jones, Jim Knight, Kelvin MacKenzie, Leanne Wood [398]
2 July 2009 Cambridge, England Harriet Harman, Iain Duncan Smith, David Laws, Jarvis Cocker, Peter Hitchens [399]
9 July 2009 [fn 26] Salford, England Andy Burnham, Jeremy Hunt, Sarah Teather, Shami Chakrabarti, Suzanne Burlton [400]
16 July 2009 Colchester, England Chris Bryant, Margot James, Trisha Goddard, Lionel Barber, Lembit Opik [401]
23 July 2009 Norwich, England Geoff Hoon, Shirley Williams, Sayeeda Warsi, Clive James, George Galloway [402]
24 September 2009 Bournemouth, England Harriet Harman, David Laws, Michael Heseltine, Digby Jones, Fraser Nelson [403]
1 October 2009 Brighton, England Ben Bradshaw, Theresa May, Charles Kennedy, Dambisa Moyo, David Starkey [404]
8 October 2009 Manchester, England Yvette Cooper, George Osborne, Sarah Teather, Stuart Rose, Ian Hislop [405]
15 October 2009 Hull, England Alan Johnson, Damian Green, Norman Baker, Nigel Farage, Joan Bakewell [406]
22 October 2009 [fn 47] London, England Bonnie Greer, Jack Straw, Nick Griffin, Chris Huhne, Sayeeda Warsi [407]
29 October 2009 Llandudno, Wales Jacqui Smith, Cheryl Gillan, Lembit Opik, Elfyn Llwyd, John Sergeant [408]
5 November 2009 Reading, England Peter Hain, Nick Herbert, Ian Blair, Robert Kilroy-Silk, Natalie Haynes [409]
12 November 2009 [fn 48] Weston-super-Mare, England Shaun Woodward, Pauline Neville-Jones, Julia Goldsworthy, Will Self, James Cracknell [410]
19 November 2009 Leicester, England Phil Woolas, Chris Grayling, Menzies Campbell, Nick Ferrari, Clare Short [411]
26 November 2009 Edinburgh, Scotland Charles Falconer, David Davis, Nicola Sturgeon, Melanie Phillips, Marcus Brigstocke [412]
3 December 2009 London, England Margaret Beckett, Andrew Lansley, Vince Cable, Kirstie Allsopp, Clive Anderson [413]
10 December 2009 Wootton Bassett, England Richard Dannatt, Bill Rammell, William Hague, Paddy Ashdown, Piers Morgan, Salma Yaqoob [414]

2010[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists
14 January 2010 Finchley, England Peter Hain, Kenneth Clarke, Chris Huhne, Shappi Khorsandi, Kelvin MacKenzie
21 January 2010 Milton Keynes, England Liam Byrne, Caroline Spelman, Sarah Teather, Andrew Roberts, Richard Madeley
28 January 2010 Basildon, England Ben Bradshaw, Nigel Lawson, Jenny Tonge, Jane Moore, Douglas Murray
4 February 2010 Coventry, England Charles Falconer, Theresa May, Clare Short, George Galloway, Melanie Phillips
11 February 2010 Belfast, Northern Ireland Shaun Woodward, Sammy Wilson, Gerry Kelly, David Trimble, Jim Allister, Margaret Ritchie
18 February 2010 Middlesbrough, England Roy Hattersley, Rory Stewart, Lynne Featherstone, Ruth Lea, Tom Conti
25 February 2010 Cardiff, Wales Peter Hain, Liam Fox, Elfyn Llwyd, Nigel Farage, Janet Street-Porter
4 March 2010 Canary Wharf, England Andrew Adonis, Boris Johnson, Shirley Williams, Carol Vorderman, Will Self
11 March 2010[fn 49] Dewsbury, England Caroline Flint, Justine Greening, Jo Swinson, Monty Don, Kelvin MacKenzie
18 March 2010 Wythenshawe, England David Starkey, Margaret Beckett, Andrew Lansley, Charles Kennedy, Caroline Lucas
25 March 2010 Glasgow, Scotland Martin Sorrell, Liam Byrne, Alex Salmond, Sayeeda Warsi, Julia Goldsworthy
1 April 2010 Stevenage, England Alan Johnson, Ken Clarke, Sarah Teather, Richard Littlejohn, Victoria Coren
7 April 2010[fn 50] Woking, England David Miliband, Theresa May, Menzies Campbell, Simon Schama, Janet Daley
15 April 2010[fn 51] London, England Ed Miliband, Michael Gove, David Laws, Nigel Farage, Shami Chakrabarti, John Sergeant
22 April 2010[fn 52] Greenwich, England William Hague, Yvette Cooper, Menzies Campbell, Elfyn Llwyd, Ann Leslie
29 April 2010[fn 53] Birmingham, England Ed Balls, Liam Fox, Vince Cable, Janet Street-Porter, Alex Salmond
13 May 2010[fn 54] London, England Michael Heseltine, Charles Falconer, Simon Hughes, Melanie Phillips, Mehdi Hasan
20 May 2010 Richmond Park, England Theresa May, Menzies Campbell, Caroline Flint, Shami Chakrabarti, Douglas Murray
27 May 2010 Gravesend, England John Redwood, Susan Kramer, Alastair Campbell,[fn 55] Piers Morgan, Max Hastings
3 June 2010 Brecon, Wales David Willetts, Diane Abbott, Leanne Wood, Matthew Parris, Kelvin MacKenzie
10 June 2010 Plymouth, England Jeremy Hunt, Ben Bradshaw, Salma Yaqoob, Katie Hopkins, Toby Young
17 June 2010 Witney, England Chris Huhne, Peter Hain, Jeffrey Donaldson, Amanda Platell, Helena Kennedy
24 June 2010 Canary Wharf, England Vince Cable, Ed Balls, Caroline Lucas, Brent Hoberman, Peter Hitchens
1 July 2010 Ipswich, England Iain Duncan Smith, Alan Johnson, Simon Heffer, Mary Beard, Camila Batmanghelidjh
8 July 2010 Edinburgh, Scotland Michael Forsyth, Michael Moore, Douglas Alexander, Nicola Sturgeon, Ed Byrne
15 July 2010 Bexhill-on-Sea, England Francis Maude, Andy Burnham, George Galloway, Sally Bercow, Nick Ferrari
22 July 2010 Hartlepool, England Nigel Farage, Damian Green, Ruth Lea, Bob Crow, Sadiq Khan
16 September 2010[fn 56] London, England David Miliband, Ed Miliband, Ed Balls, Andy Burnham, Diane Abbott
23 September 2010[fn 57] Liverpool, England Vince Cable, John Redwood, Caroline Flint, Ian Hislop, Mehdi Hasan
30 September 2010 Manchester, England Grant Shapps,[fn 58] Simon Hughes, Diane Abbott, David Starkey, Brian Cox
7 October 2010 [fn 59] Birmingham, England Sayeeda Warsi, Charles Clarke, Susan Kramer, Max Mosley, Rageh Omaar
14 October 2010 Cheltenham, England Max Hastings, Tessa Jowell, Maria Misra, David Willetts, Phil Willis
21 October 2010 Middlesbrough, England Richard Dannatt, John Denham, Philip Hammond, Caroline Lucas, George Pascoe-Watson, Polly Toynbee
28 October 2010 Glasgow, Scotland Chris Bryant, Ed Davey, Hugh Hendry, Simon Schama, Nicola Sturgeon
4 November 2010 Sheffield, England Jeremy Browne, Shami Chakrabarti, David Davis, Jon Gaunt, Jack Straw
11 November 2010 London, England Sherard Cowper-Coles, Caroline Flint, Clive James, Theresa May, Douglas Murray
18 November 2010 Swansea, Wales Lionel Barber, Nerys Evans, Chris Grayling, Carwyn Jones, Kelvin MacKenzie, Kirsty Williams
25 November 2010 Maidstone, England Paddy Ashdown, Kenneth Clarke, Gloria De Piero, Nigel Farage, Kate Mosse
2 December 2010 Coventry, England Danny Alexander, Nadine Dorries, Ken Livingstone, Christopher Meyer, John Sergeant
9 December 2010 London, England Janet Daley, Liam Fox, Sadiq Khan, Norman Lamb, Aaron Porter

2011[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists
13 January 2011 London, England Michael Gove, Charles Kennedy, Diane Abbott, Jeanette Winterson, James Caan
20 January 2011 Burnley, England Caroline Spelman, Simon Hughes, Alastair Campbell, George Galloway, Clarke Carlisle
27 January 2011 Cambridge, England Chris Huhne, Chuka Umunna, Edwina Currie, Will Self, Katie Hopkins
3 February 2011 Workington, England Andy Burnham, Damian Green, Clare Short, Melanie Phillips, Noreena Hertz
10 February 2011 Bristol, England Francis Maude, Menzies Campbell, Jacqui Smith, Mehdi Hasan, Douglas Murray
17 February 2011 Barking, England Vince Cable, Yvette Cooper, Michael Heseltine, Nigel Farage, Victoria Barnsley
24 February 2011 Newport, Wales Cheryl Gillan, Peter Hain, Shirley Williams, Elfyn Llwyd, Janet Street-Porter, Fraser Nelson
3 March 2011 Derby, England Iain Duncan Smith, Margaret Beckett, Mark Malloch Brown, David Starkey, Liam Halligan
10 March 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland Michael Moore, Douglas Alexander, Annabel Goldie, Nicola Sturgeon, Patrick Harvie, Nick Ferrari
17 March 2011 Eastbourne, England Sayeeda Warsi, Simon Hughes, Chris Bryant, Caroline Lucas, Kelvin MacKenzie
24 March 2011 London, England Danny Alexander, Ken Livingstone, Rory Stewart, Niall Ferguson, Bianca Jagger
31 March 2011 Newham, England Boris Johnson, Sarah Teather, Diane Abbott, Clive Anderson, Mark Serwotka
7 April 2011 Oxford, England Jeremy Hunt, Caroline Flint, Jo Swinson, Robert Winston, Simon Callow
14 April 2011 Liverpool, England Chris Huhne, Michael Howard, Peter Hain, Alex Salmond, Cristina Odone
5 May 2011 London, England Philip Hammond, Andy Burnham, Paddy Ashdown, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Douglas Murray
12 May 2011 Sheffield, England Vince Cable, David Blunkett, Anna Soubry, James O'Brien, Max Mosley
19 May 2011[fn 60] Wormwood Scrubs, England[7] Ken Clarke, Jack Straw, Shami Chakrabarti, Melanie Phillips
26 May 2011[8] Exeter, England Jeremy Browne, Hilary Benn, Louise Bagshawe, Charlotte Harris, Christopher Meyer
2 June 2011 Wrexham, Wales Stephen Dorrell, Alan Johnson, Elfyn Llwyd, Simon Jenkins, Julia Hartley-Brewer
9 June 2011 Norwich, England Andrew Mitchell, Charles Clarke, Jo Swinson, Germaine Greer, Peter Hitchens
16 June 2011 Aberdeen, Scotland Michael Moore, Alex Salmond, Michael Forsyth, Margaret Curran, Tom Hunter
23 June 2011 Huddersfield, England Norman Baker, John Redwood, Rachel Reeves, Fern Britton, David Mitchell
30 June 2011[8] Birmingham, England Philip Hammond, John Denham, Polly Toynbee, Richard Lambert, Christine Blower
7 July 2011[8] Basingstoke, England Chris Grayling, Douglas Alexander, Shirley Williams, Hugh Grant, Jon Gaunt.
11 August 2011[fn 61] London, England David Davis, John Prescott, Brian Paddick, Fraser Nelson, Camila Batmanghelidjh, Archbishop John Sentamu
8 September 2011 London, England Liam Fox, David Miliband, Richard Perle, Tariq Ali, Bonnie Greer, Christina Schmidt
15 September 2011 Derry, Northern Ireland Owen Paterson, Diane Abbott, Nigel Dodds, Martina Anderson, Nicola Horlick
22 September 2011 Birmingham, England Vince Cable, Harriet Harman, Priti Patel, Ian Hislop, Justine Roberts
29 September 2011 Liverpool, England Grant Shapps, Tim Farron, Caroline Flint, Janet Street-Porter, Peter Oborne
6 October 2011 Salford, England Sayeeda Warsi, Andy Burnham, Charles Kennedy, Jane Moore, Billy Bragg
13 October 2011 London, England Andrew Lansley, Ken Livingstone, Sarah Sands, Dr Phil Hammond, Mark Littlewood
20 October 2011 Glasgow, Scotland Alistair Carmichael, Margaret Curran, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Brian Cox, Mike Russell
27 October 2011 Winchester, England Iain Duncan Smith, Gloria De Piero, Nigel Farage, Jo Swinson, Julian Fellowes
3 November 2011 Palace of Westminster, England Theresa May, Ed Balls, Shirley Williams, Peter Hitchens, Benjamin Zephaniah
10 November 2011 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Michael Moore, Rachel Reeves, Nadine Dorries, Colin Blakemore, Stephen Pollard
17 November 2011 Aberystwyth, Wales Grant Shapps, Chris Bryant, Elin Jones, Will Hutton, Simon Jenkins
24 November 2011 Bath, England Chris Huhne, Liz Kendall, Daniel Hannan, Justin King, Jimmy Wales
1 December 2011 Dagenham, England Ken Clarke, Chuka Umunna, Deborah Meaden, David Frum, Mary Bousted
8 December 2011 Stoke-on-Trent, England Tristram Hunt, Claire Perry, Constance Briscoe, Simon Wolfson, Medhi Hasan

2012[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists
12 January 2012 Tower Hamlets, England Justine Greening, Douglas Alexander, Paddy Ashdown, Nicola Sturgeon, Kelvin MacKenzie
19 January 2012 Shrewsbury, England Sayeeda Warsi, Stephen Twigg, Caroline Lucas, Germaine Greer, Charles Moore
26 January 2012 Plymouth, England Jeremy Browne, David Lammy, Elizabeth Truss, Mark Steel, Melanie Phillips
2 February 2012 Southport, England Alan Duncan, Sadiq Khan, Digby Jones, Phil Redmond, Emma Boon
9 February 2012 London, England Philip Hammond, Shirley Williams, Alistair Campbell, Steve Coogan, Ann Leslie
16 February 2012 Nottingham, England Ken Clarke, John Prescott, Susan Kramer, Julie Meyer, Owen Jones
23 February 2012 Tunbridge Wells, England Ed Vaizey, Emily Thornberry, Paul Nuttall, Cristina Odone, Simon Schama
1 March 2012 Dewsbury, England John Redwood, Rachel Reeves, Jo Swinson, David Starkey, Clarke Carlisle
8 March 2012 Guildford, England Eric Pickles, Caroline Flint, Will Young, Janice Atkinson-Small, Will Self
15 March 2012 [9] St Andrews, Scotland Willie Rennie,[fn 62] Ruth Davidson, Frank Field, Humza Yousaf, Janet Street-Porter
22 March 2012 [10] Grimsby, England Vince Cable, Chuka Umunna, David Davis, Melissa Kite, Marina Lewycka
29 March 2012 Portsmouth, England Sarah Teather, Douglas Alexander, Anna Soubry, Simon Jenkins, Alexei Sayle
19 April 2012 Leeds, England Sayeeda Warsi, Yvette Cooper, Tim Farron, George Galloway, David Aaronovitch
26 April 2012 [11][fn 63] Romford, England Chris Grayling, Diane Abbott, Simon Hughes, Nigel Farage, Polly Toynbee
3 May 2012 Central London, England Iain Duncan Smith, Harriet Harman, Menzies Campbell, Theo Paphitis, Mark Serwotka
10 May 2012 Oldham, England Caroline Spelman, Chris Bryant, Matthew Oakeshott, Mary Beard, Peter Oborne
17 May 2012 Cardiff, Wales Maria Miller, Peter Hain, Leanne Wood, Kelvin MacKenzie, John O'Farrell [fn 64]
24 May 2012 King's Lynn, England David Willetts, John Prescott, Caroline Lucas, Griff Rhys Jones, Minette Marrin
31 May 2012 Rugby, England Alan Duncan, Stella Creasy, Mark Oaten, Fraser Nelson, Victoria Coren
7 June 2012 Inverness, Scotland Charles Kennedy, Johann Lamont, Michael Forsyth, Alex Neil, Melanie Phillips, Alan Cumming
14 June 2012 Stockton-on-Tees, England Grant Shapps, Emily Thornberry, Tim Farron, Peter Hitchens, Greg Dyke
21 June 2012 West Bromwich, England Kenneth Clarke, Andy Burnham, Len McCluskey, Ruth Lea, Julie White
28 June 2012 Luton, England Justine Greening, Tessa Jowell, Paddy Ashdown, Tony Robinson, Terry Smith
5 July 2012 Derby, England Ed Davey, Alan Johnson, Louise Mensch, Dominic Lawson, John Lydon
27 September 2012 Brighton, England Danny Alexander, Harriet Harman, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Kirstie Allsopp, Steve Coogan
4 October 2012 Manchester, England Kenneth Clarke, Douglas Alexander, Susan Kramer, Willie Walsh, Janet Street-Porter
11 October 2012 Birmingham, England Grant Shapps, Caroline Flint, Simon Hughes, Cristina Odone, Benjamin Zephaniah
18 October 2012 Glasgow, Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, Margaret Curran, Alan Cochrane, Mark Serwotka
25 October 2012 Slough, England Vince Cable, Emily Thornberry, Claire Perry, Paul Nuttall, Mehdi Hasan
1 November 2012 London, England David Miliband, Kwasi Kwarteng, Shami Chakrabarti, Jerry Springer, Colleen Graffy
8 November 2012 Bexhill, England Damian Green, Chuka Umunna, Shirley Williams, David Blanchflower, Jane Moore
15 November 2012 Corby, England Chris Grayling, Harriet Harman, Nigel Farage, Tessa Munt, Moray MacLennan
22 November 2012 Westminster Hall, England Iain Duncan Smith, Yvette Cooper, Charles Kennedy, Deborah Meaden, Owen Jones
29 November 2012 Swansea, Wales Patrick McLoughlin, Chris Bryant, Simon Jenkins, Neil Wallis, Charlotte Church
6 December 2012 Liverpool, England Francis Maude, Andy Burnham, Tim Farron, Lionel Barber, Leanne Wood
13 December 2012 Bristol, England Justine Greening, Stella Creasy, Karan Bilimoria, Will Self, Peter Hitchens

2013[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists
10 January 2013 London, England Ed Davey, John Prescott, Nadine Dorries, John Bird, Camilla Cavendish
17 January 2013 Lincoln, England Nigel Farage, Mary Beard, Grant Shapps, Caroline Flint, Roland Rudd
24 January 2013 Weymouth, England Anna Soubry, Ben Bradshaw, Menzies Campbell, Ian Hislop, Angela Epstein
31 January 2013 Lancaster, England Sayeeda Warsi, Alan Johnson, Dom Joly, Zoe Williams, James Delingpole
7 February 2013 Stirling, Scotland Michael Moore, Humza Yousaf, Charles Falconer, Mary Macleod, Brian Souter
14 February 2013 Leicester, England Maria Miller, Mary Creagh, Susan Kramer, George Galloway, Fraser Nelson
21 February 2013 St Paul's Cathedral, London, England Vince Cable, Diane Abbott, Michael Heseltine, Peter Hitchens, Rev. Giles Fraser
28 February 2013 Eastleigh, England Jeremy Browne, Angela Eagle, Claire Perry, Neil Hamilton, Ken Loach
7 March 2013 Dover, England Kenneth Clarke, Stephen Twigg, Melanie Phillips, Bob Crow, Diane James
14 March 2013 Cardiff, Wales Francis Maude, Chuka Umunna, Kirsty Williams, Leanne Wood, Theo Paphitis
21 March 2013 York, England Michael Gove, Emily Thornberry, Natalie Bennett, Mark Littlewood, Anthony Horowitz
11 April 2013 Finchley, England Ken Clarke, David Blunkett, Menzies Campbell, Polly Toynbee, Charles Moore
18 April 2013 Aldershot, England Michael Howard, Caroline Flint, Sarah Teather, Amanda Platell, Griff Rhys Jones
25 April 2013 Worcester, England Sajid Javid, Luciana Berger, Simon Hughes, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage
2 May 2013 Dartford, England Justine Greening, Harriet Harman, David Starkey, Shirley Williams, Victoria Coren
9 May 2013 Coventry, England David Davis, Tristram Hunt, Jo Swinson, Germaine Greer, Jerry Hayes
16 May 2013 Ipswich, England Philip Hammond, Chris Bryant, Charles Kennedy, Gillian Tett, Peter Bazalgette
23 May 2013 Belfast, Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers, Vernon Coaker, Ian Paisley, Jr., John O'Dowd, Peter Tatchell, Maajid Nawaz
30 May 2013 London, England Anna Soubry, Alan Johnson, Diane James, Julian Fellowes, Mehdi Hasan
6 June 2013 Blackburn, England Margot James, Douglas Alexander, Matthew Oakeshott, Salma Yaqoob, A. N. Wilson
13 June 2013[12] Edinburgh, Scotland Ruth Davidson, Anas Sarwar, George Galloway, Angus Robertson, Lesley Riddoch, Nigel Farage
20 June 2013 London, England Boris Johnson, Ed Davey, Tessa Jowell, Melanie Phillips, Russell Brand
27 June 2013 Newcastle, England David Willetts, Liz Kendall, Simon Hughes, Mark Steel, Jill Kirby
4 July 2013 Basildon, England Danny Alexander, Sarah Wollaston, Margaret Hodge, Tony Robinson, Douglas Murray
12 September 2013 London, England Justine Greening, Chuka Umunna, Caroline Lucas, David Aaronovitch, Colleen Graffy
19 September 2013 Rochdale, England Kenneth Clarke, Harriet Harman, Shirley Williams, Laurie Penny, Antony Worrall Thompson
26 September 2013 Uxbridge, England Michael Gove, Douglas Alexander, Patrick O'Flynn, Will Self, Louise Cooper
3 October 2013 Birmingham, England Grant Shapps, Yvette Cooper, Kirsty Williams, Mehdi Hasan, Quentin Letts
10 October 2013 Cambridge, England Jo Swinson, Diane Abbott, Adam Afriyie, Sarah Churchwell, Matthew Parris
17 October 2013 Basingstoke, England Mark Harper, Tristram Hunt, Diane James, Peter Oborne, Bonnie Greer
24 October 2013 Liverpool, England Elizabeth Truss, Caroline Flint, Tim Farron, Owen Jones, Peter Hitchens
31 October 2013 St Austell, England Matthew Hancock, Chris Bryant, Jeremy Browne, Harriet Sergeant, Paris Lees
7 November 2013 Boston, England Vicky Pryce, Nigel Farage, Emily Thornberry, Anna Soubry, Benjamin Zephaniah
14 November 2013[fn 65] Portsmouth, England[13] Ed Davey, Stella Creasy, Nigel Lawson, Paul Kenny, Nikki King
21 November 2013[fn 66] Salford, England Olly Grender, Sadiq Khan, Jeremy Hunt
28 November 2013 Falkirk, Scotland Margaret Curran, Eddi Reader, Alistair Carmichael, Nicola Sturgeon, Annabel Goldie, Patrick Harvie
5 December 2013[fn 67] London, England Danny Alexander, Rachel Reeves, David Davis, Mary Beard, Nick Ferrari
12 December 2013[fn 68][14] Johannesburg, South Africa Peter Hain, Pik Botha, Lindiwe Zulu, Lindiwe Mazibuko, Eusebius McKaiser, Andile Mngxitama [14]

2014[edit]

Airdate Location Panellists
9 January 2014 Lewisham, England Norman Baker, Chuka Umunna, Nadine Dorries, Paul Nuttall, Susie Boniface
16 January 2014 Durham, England Grant Shapps, Mary Creagh, Tim Farron, Archbishop John Sentamu, Julia Hartley-Brewer.
23 January 2014 Dundee, Scotland[15] John Swinney, Ruth Davidson, Jim Sillars, Kezia Dugdale[fn 69]
30 January 2014 Norwich, England Kenneth Clarke, Emily Thornberry, Matthew Oakeshott,[fn 70] Kate Smurthwaite, Mark Littlewood
6 February 2014 Gillingham, England Matthew Hancock, Tessa Jowell, David Starkey, George Galloway, Alison Wolf
13 February 2014 Scunthorpe, England Damian Green, Chris Bryant, Janice Atkinson, Robert Winston, Cristina Odone
20 February 2014 Swindon, England Philip Hammond, Liz Kendall, Charles Kennedy, Jeanette Winterson, Roger Scruton
27 February 2014 Newport, Wales Anna Soubry, Rushanara Ali, Elfyn Llwyd, Jay Rayner, Melanie Phillips
6 March 2014 Barking, England Michael Heseltine, Simon Hughes, Rachel Reeves, David Aaronovitch, Amanda Platell, Aleksander Nekrassov[fn 71]
13 March 2014 Nottingham, England Douglas Alexander, Nick Hewer, Susan Kramer, Nadhim Zahawi, Isobel Oakeshott
20 March 2014 Warrington, England Danny Alexander, Andy Burnham, Dominic Raab, Jill Kirby, Val McDermid
27 March 2014 Brighton, England Justine Greening, Diane Abbott, Roger Helmer, Mick Hucknall, Simon Wolfson
3 April 2014 Bristol, England Vince Cable, Peter Hain, Kwasi Kwarteng, Camilla Cavendish, Julie Bindel
10 April 2014 Hammersmith, England Sajid Javid, Harriet Harman, Kirsty Williams, Billy Bragg, Martin Sorrell
1 May 2014 Leeds, England Yvette Cooper, Tim Farron, Suzanne Evans, Conor Burns, Simon Jenkins
8 May 2014 Southampton, England Grant Shapps, Chuka Umunna, Shirley Williams, Nigel Farage, Caroline Lucas
15 May 2014 Coventry, England Caroline Flint, Paddy Ashdown, Esther McVey, Humza Yousaf, Tim Stanley
22 May 2014 Radlett, England Chris Grayling, Tristram Hunt, Jeremy Browne, Neil Hamilton, Jack Monroe, Kirstie Allsopp
29 May 2014 Heathrow Airport, England[16] David Willetts, Margaret Curran, Louise Bours, Piers Morgan, Joey Barton
5 June 2014 Llandudno, Wales David Jones, Liz Kendall, Hywel Williams, Isabel Hardman, Nev Wilshire
12 June 2014 King's Lynn, England Iain Duncan Smith, Chris Bryant, Tessa Munt, Ian Hislop, Salma Yaqoob
26 June 2014 Wolverhampton, England Anna Soubry, John Prescott, Paul Nuttall, Maajid Nawaz, Neil Wallis
3 July 2014 Croydon, England Alan Johnson, Jo Swinson, Bernard Jenkin, Peter Hitchens, Christine Blower
10 July 2014 Inverness, Scotland[17] Ricky Ross, Scott Hastings, Joan Burnie, Alan Savage[fn 72]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 19 May 1983: During the 1983 general election campaign Conservative Foreign Secretary Francis Pym said on Question Time that he thought landslide victories did not produce successful governments. He was later sacked by the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
  2. ^ 7 June 1984: Special edition from Brussels.
  3. ^ 22 June 1989: This was the last edition of Question Time under Robin Day's chairmanship.
  4. ^ 22 November 1990: Broadcast on the day of Margaret Thatcher's resignation. Transmitted in two parts with two different panels.
  5. ^ 17 January 1991: Special Question Time concentrating on events and questions around the Gulf War, and split into two sections, with two different panels.
  6. ^ 20 January 1994: Notable for a confrontation between Jeffrey Archer and David Starkey on the age of homosexual consent.
  7. ^ 25 February 1999: This edition concerned the findings from the Stephen Lawrence enquiry.
  8. ^ 1 July 1999: The Leader of the Opposition William Hague was the sole panellist in this special Question Time programme
  9. ^ 8 July 1999: Tony Blair was the sole panellist in a special Question Time programme
  10. ^ 14 October 1999: Australian Republic Referendum special.
  11. ^ 3 February 2000: Special Brussels edition.
  12. ^ 2 March 2000: London Mayoral Election debate
  13. ^ 6 July 2000: Tony Blair answered questions from an audience in Brighton.
  14. ^ 15 May 2001: Wales Question Time with Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jones. Presented by David Williams.
  15. ^ 15 May 2001: Scotland Question Time with SNP leader John Swinney. Presented by Anne McKenzie.
  16. ^ 30 May 2001: During the 2001 General Election campaign, the main political party leaders faced questions from a studio audience.
  17. ^ 5 July 2001: 2001 Conservative Leadership special
  18. ^ 13 September 2001: Filmed two days after the 11 September 2001 attacks. The BBC received more than 2,000 complaints for its strong anti-American sentiments from audience members.
  19. ^ 21 February 2002: Noted for Ian Hislop's attack on Mary Archer.
  20. ^ 12 September 2002: Special edition from New York, one year on from the World Trade Centre attacks.
  21. ^ 19 September 2002: A special edition of the programme from Manchester with Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy.
  22. ^ 26 September 2002: Programme centered on the rights and wrongs of military action in Iraq.
  23. ^ 20 March 2003: Broadcast on the day of the outbreak of the Iraq War .
  24. ^ 24 April 2004: Special edition from Abu Dhabi which discussed the consequences of the war in Iraq .
  25. ^ 29 January 2004: This edition focused on the publication of the Hutton Report.
  26. ^ a b c d e f School's edition
  27. ^ 28 October 2004: 2004 US Presidential Election special.
  28. ^ 3 February 2005: This show included a successful marriage proposal from an audience member to his girlfriend, the programme's first in its 25 year history.
  29. ^ 10 March 2005: This edition of Question Time was in China as part of the BBC's China Week.
  30. ^ 28 April 2005: 2005 General Election special
  31. ^ 26 May 2005: French EU constitution referendum special edition.
  32. ^ 7 July 2005: Special edition from Johannesburg. This was broadcast on the day of the 7 July 2005 attacks in London.
  33. ^ 3 November 2005: 2005 Conservative Leadership special
  34. ^ 9 February 2006: 2006 Liberal Democrats Leadership debate
  35. ^ 30 March 2006: Special edition from Moscow in time for the G8 conference in the city.
  36. ^ 22 March 2007: Iraq special
  37. ^ 10 May 2007: This edition focused on Tony Blair's legacy after 10 years as Prime Minister.
  38. ^ 14 June 2007: Labour Deputy Leadership special
  39. ^ 11 October 2007: Noted for Kelvin MacKenzie's attack on Scotland. The BBC received 350 complaints and MacKenzie's comments drew widespread criticism in both Scotland and England.
  40. ^ 15 November 2007: 2007 Liberal Democrats Leadership debate
  41. ^ 24 April 2008: This edition featured the three main candidates in the London mayoral election race .
  42. ^ 30 October 2008: 2008 US Presidential Election special.
  43. ^ 26 March 2009: Noted for Eric Pickles' 'explanation' of his part in the expenses debate.
  44. ^ 21 May 2009: Focussed on the MP expenses scandal. Also, this edition was broadcast at the earlier time of 9.00pm.
  45. ^ 11 June 2009: Was originally supposed to take place in Llandudno and feature Dom Joly as a panellist.
  46. ^ 25 June 2009: A cat was loose during the recording of this episode and is seen behind Julia Goldsworthy at various times.
  47. ^ 22 October 2009: Notable due to appearance of BNP leader Nick Griffin. Worldwide press coverage, and record viewing figures – 7.9 million..
  48. ^ 12 November 2009: Hosted by John Humphrys after David Dimbleby was hit by an animal on his farm .
  49. ^ 11 March 2010: The show's first ever women-only audience, this was to mark International Women's Day.
  50. ^ 7 April 2010: Broadcast brought forward a day due to a golfing tournament.
  51. ^ 15 April 2010: Held after the first election debate in Manchester, focusing on domestic policy
  52. ^ 22 April 2010: Held after the second election debate in Bristol, focusing on International Affairs
  53. ^ 29 April 2010: Held after the third election debate in Birmingham, focusing on the Economy and Taxes
  54. ^ 13 May 2010: First Question Time following the 2010 general election and the formation of the coalition government between the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats.
  55. ^ 27 May 2010: An appearance was expected to be made by a Liberal Democrat member of the Cabinet but would only appear under the condition Alastair Campbell was replaced by a Labour front-bencher. The BBC chose to have Campbell remain a panellist.
  56. ^ 16 September 2010: Labour Leadership Special
  57. ^ 23 September 2010: Liberal Democrat Party Conference
  58. ^ 30 September 2010: Labour Party Conference, Sayeeda Warsi was due to appear, but Shapps took her place at the last minute.
  59. ^ 7 October 2010: Conservative Party Conference
  60. ^ 19 May 2011: Episode after Ken Clarke's controversial views on rape unfolded after an interview on the radio station BBC 5 Live.
  61. ^ 11 August 2011: Scheduled at the last minute following the riots in London and across England.
  62. ^ 15 March 2012: Last minute replacement for Charles Kennedy who missed his train.
  63. ^ 26 April 2012: This edition was originally to be a London Mayoral Election Debate, but contenders pulled out as the BNP candidate was taking part.
  64. ^ 17 May 2012: Last minute replacement for Brian May who was ill.
  65. ^ 14 November 2013: The venue was changed from an episode scheduled for Brighton after BAE Systems announced the closure of shipyards in Portsmouth.
  66. ^ 21 November 2013: The panel only consisted of 3 guests as Joan Bakewell and Tim Stanley were unable to make it due to transport issues.
  67. ^ 5 December 2013: This episode was moved to a later time slot on BBC Two due to news coverage of the death of Nelson Mandela replacing normal BBC One programming.
  68. ^ 12 December 2013: This episode was originally scheduled for Swansea, but following the death of Nelson Mandela, it was broadcast from Johannesburg to debate his legacy.
  69. ^ 23 January 2014: This episode had four panelists in order to have an equal number of people who are for and against Scottish independence.
  70. ^ 30 January 2014: Matthew Oakeshott was a last minute replacement for Charles Kennedy.
  71. ^ 6 March 2014: Aleksander Nekrassov, a former Kremlin adviser, was a last minute addition to the panel because of events surrounding the 2014 Crimean crisis.
  72. ^ 10 July 2014: This was the final edition of Question Time to air before the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, and the first to include no politicians among its panelists.

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