Who’s on The One Show tonight? Billie Jean King and Jake Bugg join Alex Jones and Gyles Brandreth

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THE One Show returns to night with a celeb-filled sofa.

Here’s everything you need to know about the programme and when it’s on…

 Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs to win the Battle Of The Sexes

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Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs to win the Battle Of The Sexes

Who is on The One Show tonight?

 Billie Jean King is a tennis legend

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Billie Jean King is a tennis legend

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King, 73, is an American former World No1 tennis player.

She won 39 Grand Slam titles with 12 won in singles, 16 in women’s doubles and then 11 in mixed doubles.

Billie is a well-known advocate for gender equality and won a “Battle Of The Sexes” tennis match against Bobby Riggs, former World No1.

Recently Billie has said she was upset with white women who voted for Donald Trump, saying that they “really don’t like themselves”.

 Jake Bugg is one of Britain's brightest young indie stars

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Jake Bugg is one of Britain’s brightest young indie stars

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg, 23, is an English singer-songwriter who reached number one on the UK Albums Chart with his debut album, Jake Bugg.

Both of his parents were musical and it was always likely that he too would fall in love with music.

His latest and fourth album, Hearts That Strain hit number 7 on the charts.

The BBC drama Happy Valley’s theme song is Jake’s hit single “Trouble Town”.

 Gyles Brandreth is no stranger to The One Show and has hosted it quite a few times before.

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Gyles Brandreth is no stranger to The One Show and has hosted it quite a few times before.

Who is presenting The One Show tonight?

Show regular Alex Jones and Gyles Brandreth will front tonight’s episode of The One Show.

Gyles Brandreth made his name as a writer and Conservative MP, while Alex started out as a TV researcher before bagging the prestigious BBC gig.

What time is The One Show on?

You can tune in to BBC One at 7pm on weeknights to watch the show.

Today’s episode will last half an hour.

Each night the presenters mix interviews with an array of celebrity guests with an eclectic mix of topics ranging from current affairs to pop culture.

It is then available on demand on the BBC iPlayer.

 Alex Jones is a One Show favourite

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Alex Jones is a One Show favourite

Can I be in The One Show audience?

Unfortunately, the One Show is not listed among the BBC shows you can apply for tickets for.

So viewers will just have to get their fix from their sofas.

However, to be in with a chance of watching programmes from A Question of Sport to Just a Minute being made visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/.

 The One Show has been running for 10 years

The One Show has been running for 10 years

How long has The One Show been running?

The magazine style show has been running for over a decade. The first episode was aired on August 14 2006.

From 2007 to 2010 it was hosted by Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley, before Alex Jones and Jason Manford took the helm, later being replaced by Matt Baker.

Chris Evans oversaw the Friday night hour-long episodes from 2010 to 2015.

The likes of Dermot O’Leary, Phil Tufnell, Zoe Ball and Fearne Cotton are among the guest presenters who have stood in for the regular duos.

Carol Vorderman shows off her flying skills on The One Show

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