Catastrophe star Rob Delaney joins BBC Question Time panel

The American comedian will join Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry and conservative defence minister Tobias Ellwood

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Rob Delaney, co-star and co-writer of the Channel 4 sitcom Catastrophe, will join a strong line-up of politicians this Thursday evening on BBC’s Question Time.

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The comedian will feature alongside recently re-elected Labour MP Emily Thornberry, Tory politician Tobias Ellwood, Laura Perrins (co-editor of The Conservative Woman) and Lib Dem Norman Lamb.

The show will be filmed in Coventry and hosted by David Dimbleby.

Delaney is having quite a year, after the latest season of Catastrophe was met with widespread praise from critics. As he is not a UK citizen he was unable to vote in the recent election, but that didn’t stop him from getting behind Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign. Watch his endorsement below.

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Question Time airs on BBC1 at 10.45pm on Thursday