Colin Murray will host BBC Radio 5 live’s biggest ever outside broadcast at Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium. The iconic sports panel show Fighting Talk will take place in front of an audience of 6,000 on May 26.
Alongside Colin’s show, Stoke City fan Nick Hancock will host a special local celebrity edition of the show which will be broadcast on BBC Radio Stoke.
Colin Murray says: “Fighting Talk is a family. The contestants, the staff and most importantly our listeners. And this is the ultimate family get together. We will try to make this our best programme ever. Don’t be late!”
Radio 5 live Controller Adrian Van Klaveren says: “We’re working really hard to take 5 live around the country, getting as close as we can to our listeners. We’re thrilled to be coming to Stoke-on-Trent which will be a great place for our biggest audience event yet.”
Music will be provided music by The Enemy who will perform live.
And entertainment will come from self styled German Comedy Ambassador, Henning Wehn.
Details of how to obtain tickets for the event will be on bbc.co.uk/5live from Friday 30 March. Tickets cost £10 each plus booking fee.
(Source : BBC Media Centre)