22. Do you consider that the event will attract press interest?:
23. If yes, please summarise up to 4 key points you think will be of press interest:
As part of The Great Debate’s fifteenth anniversary this is a return to one of the key threads that ran through our early work, solidifying our reputation for delivering challenging, entertaining and thought-provoking debates for a general audience.
It will also be part of the year-long Great North Festival taking place across the North East.
The event will be filmed by young people not in employment, education or training as part of The Great Debate’s documentary-making training programme.
It will involve an audience of all ages, from 14 to 84.
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The event will be chaired by Dr Caspar Hewett, Director of The Great Debate, who has over fifteen years of experience of organizing and facilitating events of this type.