How To Beat The Audience

Appearing on Radio 4's Any Questions or BBC1's Question Time is one of the hardest challenges for any politician.

Trying to debate the panel members and deal with the chairman would be daunting enough on their own but its the live audience that can really make it really difficult.

Well informed and educated they won't put up with political platitudes.

Steve Hewlett explains the rules for beating the audience.

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Appearing on Radio 4's Any Questions or BBC1's Question Time is one of the hardest challenges for any politician.

Trying to debate the panel members and deal with the chairman would be daunting enough on their own but its the live audience that can really make it really difficult.

Well informed and educated they won't put up with political platitudes.

Steve Hewlett explains the rules for beating the audience.