John Lydon will appear on BBC1 current affairs show Question Time on 5 July. The outspoken punk veteran will join a panel that includes Conservative MP Louise Mensch, energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey, and former home secretary Alan Johnson to discuss the week's events. Given that Mensch is married to Metallica manager Peter Mensch and that Johnson played in various bands before entering politics, this could be the most rocking Question Time ever.
Lydon follows in the footsteps of musicians including Jarvis Cocker, Alex James and Will Young, who have also debated with public figures on the programme. The discussion will be filmed in Derby, to air at 10:35pm.
More than 30 years after the Sex Pistols' bad behaviour ruined the career of TV presenter Bill Grundy,