THE BBC’s weekly debate programme Question Time is being broadcast live from London this evening. 

Hosted by Fiona Bruce, a range of big names are set to appear on tonight’s show including Scottish actor Brian Cox. 

Below is a list of all the guests set to appear and a bit about their background. 

When is Question Time on and how can I watch? 

The show starts after the 10 o’clock news on BBC One and it will also be available to watch on BBC iPlayer. 

Brian Cox 

Golden Globe winning Scottish actor Brian Cox, known for his role as Logan Roy in hit drama Succession, is amongst tonight’s guests.

Speaking in August, the Yes campaigner told the First Minister that Scotland has never been as ripe for independence as it is now. 

The National: Actor Brian Cox has previously voiced his support for independenceActor Brian Cox has previously voiced his support for independence

The actor’s voice featured in a video pushing the case for independence earlier this year. He has been a Question Time guest several times before, often promoting Scotland's interests in his appearances.

Piers Morgan

The former host of Good Morning Britain and the current host of Piers Morgan Uncensored on Talk TV is set to appear on tonight’s programme. 

He left ITV after clashing with Alex Beresford about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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Morgan is also a columnist for The Sun

Nadhim Zahawi 

Former chancellor Zahawi was amongst the 11 names vying to become prime minister over the summer. 

However, he was eliminated from the race after the first round of voting. 

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He currently serves as the MP for Stratford-on-Avon and is also the founder of YouGov – the market research company famous for its political polling. 

Zahawi previously said that Nicola Sturgeon’s calls for a second referendum were “silly” and that Scotland breaking away from the UK would be a “catastrophically poor choice”. 

The National: Nadhim Zahawi has been critical of calls for a second indyrefNadhim Zahawi has been critical of calls for a second indyref

Lisa Nandy 

Nandy currently serves as the shadow secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities. 

She has been the MP for Wigan since 2010 and was previously shadow foreign secretary. 

Speaking at the Labour Party conference event in Liverpool recently, she described the SNP administration at Holyrood as a “terrible” government and said that its “regressive ideology” needed to be called out. 

The National: Labour MP Lisa Nandy has served as the MP for Wigan for over a decadeLabour MP Lisa Nandy has served as the MP for Wigan for over a decade

Wilfred Emmanuel- Jones

Emmanuel-Jones is a British businessman and founder of “The Black Farmer” range of food products. 

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He previously stood as a candidate for the Conservative Party at the 2010 General Election but finished second to Duncan Hames of the Liberal Democrats

Emmanuel-Jones has previously appeared on Question Time, where he revealed he voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum.