Watch the culture debate live

From 7.30pm Wednesday 8 April, you can watch the Culture Debate live here, streamed from the Royal Opera House.

The debate brings together members of five UK political parties. They debate their policies on the arts and creative industries in front of an audience with leading figures from the sector.

Chaired by BBC Radio 4 presenter Martha Kearney, it includes high-profile political party members:

Ed Vaizey – Conservative Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Harriet Harman – Labour Shadow Secretary for Culture Media and Sport,
Baroness Bonham-Carter – Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Party Committee on Culture
Peter WhittleUKIP culture spokesman
Martin Dobson – Green Party spokesman for Culture, Media and Sport

Audience members have the chance to put their questions to the panel using the hashtag#CultureDebate

This event is part of BBC Get Creative #GetCreative