BEHIND THE SCENES
THE presenters arrive at the studios in west London four hours before going on air.
A team of stylists and make-up artists are on hand to ensure they look their best.
After that, there are up to three meetings with producers to decide the day’s topics of discussion. Plans are often changed right up until the last minute. But the most important preparation of all happens in the seconds before they walk on to the set – they scoff some spicy crisps.
The panelists share a big bag just before going live to the nation.
Just like their opinions, they like them red hot…