Production / Podcasts


Covering all genres and featuring contributions from top names across the industry, our podcasts on television regularly talk to writers, producers and directors who share their ideas and offer inspiration on how to craft great programmes.

First steps: in the edit

What happens when a producer, director or editor walks into the edit suite? What are the steps you need to take to keep your edit on track? Top editors guide you through the first steps.

CoP Show Review of the Year 2014

From top talent in BBC radio, to the names behind such hits as Gogglebox and Life Story, the CoP Show has had another brilliant year giving tips for those wanting to start their media journeys and for those already on their way.

Loudness: why sound matters

Whether you’re watching Strictly on your HD TV or Sherlock on your tablet, sound is a massive issue for audiences. We explore how new guidelines are going to affect what we hear.

Making live TV and radio

How do you turn that exciting unknown quantity of live broadcasting into TV and radio? Simon Smith discusses preparing for and avoiding the pitfalls.

An audience with Simon Chinn

The acclaimed producer of the award-winning Man on Wire talks about his film Project Nim.

Getting into TV

How do you land and keep that elusive first job in television? This podcast discusses kick-starting and maintaining a career in television.

TV commissions

Speaking to the right people at the right time and pitching for the right slot - how to develop your idea and turn it into a commission.

Measuring audiences

Measuring viewers, listeners and users for TV, radio and online - four guests discuss how BARB and RAJAR can tell us about viewers and listeners.

Him & Her

Writer Stefan Golaszewski and producer Kenton Allen talk about of their hugely successful 'anti-romantic comedy' for BBC Three starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani.