BBC Question Time is being filmed at a Sunderland school.
The panel on the BBC programme will debate current affairs issues at Academy 360, in Pennywell.
Representing the government will be Karen Bradley, the culture secretary and from the opposition, John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor – a staunch Jeremy Corbyn ally.
An audience of 150 people will be invited from a pool of applicants to watch and question the guests.
The show will be broadcast on Thursday March 9 on BBC One at 10:40pm.
Watch Principal of the Academy, Rachael Donohue, and the BBC crew backstage setting up for the show.