Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will be at Sheffield Uni tomorrow

For real

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are among the political leaders heading to the University of Sheffield tomorrow.

The political heavyweights will be at the Octagon on Friday for the BBC Question Time Leaders Special.

The show, set to be broadcast live from Sheffield University at 7pm, will see the Prime Minister and Labour leader each have 30 minutes to answer questions from a studio audience.

Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson and Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, will also be present.

Brexit and party manifestos are likely to dominate the two hour debate, coming just three weeks before the 12 December general election.

Hosted by presenter Fiona Bruce, it is one of several TV debates before the country goes to the polls, and follows ITV's clash between Johnson and Corbyn on Tuesday.

Olive Enokido-Lineham, a third year politics student at Sheffield Uni, applied successfully to be in the audience for the show.

She told The Sheffield Tab: "I can’t wait to see what the panel makes of our feisty Sheffield students."

In an email to all students, university security warned of closures in the area from 7am, including Durham Road, the piazza outside the Octagon and the West Entrance of Sheffield Students' Union's building.

The programme can be watched in Britain on BBC One at 7pm on Friday, 22 November, and is being streamed worldwide on the BBC News website.

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