BBC flagship radio show to be broadcast from the University

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BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme will broadcast live from the University’s Eldon Building this week.

The flagship news and current affairs programme is Radio 4’s most popular show with more than seven million listeners a week.

Presenter Justin Webb will be joined by an audience of 150 people in the building’s ground floor foyer from 6.00am to 9.00am on Thursday (7 February). It’s the programme’s ninth live broadcast from a UK university.

Staff and students can apply to the BBC directly for tickets, although spaces are limited.

Please be aware a small number of Eldon Building’s parking spaces will be allocated to the BBC production crew on the day, and there will be extra security at the building during the broadcast.

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