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BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time to be recorded at Uppingham School

The celebrated panel of gardening experts from BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time, including Matthew Wilson, Christine Walkden and James Wong along with Eric Robson in the chair, will be tackling the questions put to them by local gardening enthusiasts.

Gardeners’ Question Time is a Radio 4 institution, attracting over two million listeners a week. Recorded in a different location each week, this long-standing radio programme has answered well over 30,000 questions since its inception in 1947.

The panel members have been guests of a diverse range of gardening clubs and other organisations; including recording at the top of Snowdon, broadcasting from Buckingham Palace and answering questions from inside Number 10 Downing Street.

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The panel never see the questions before the recording. Their encyclopaedic, seemingly effortless answers are completely spontaneous and reveal their huge experience and depth of gardening knowledge. Being on the GQT panel is not for the faint hearted!

Hosted by The Garden Museum (Leicestershire and Rutland branch), it is set to be recorded at Uppingham School in the Mark Glatman Lecture Theatre in Stockerston Road. Doors open at 5.30pm and the recording starts at 6.15pm on Tuesday, December 11.

Tickets cost £4.50 and are available to purchase from Uppingham Sports and Books, High St East, Uppingham, LE159PY, or by calling 01572 822211 or e-mailing: schoolshop@uppingham.uk.co.uk

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