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.

Peaky Blinders: meet director Colm McCarthy

It’s the director’s job to bring the writer’s vision to the screen, and managing relationships with the writer, performers and crew is key to getting it right. Peaky Blinders director Colm McCarthy tells us more.

Peaky Blinders: meet producer Jamie Glazebrook

Bringing Peaky Blinders to the screen took a combination of luck, flexibility and trust, as executive producer Jamie Glazebrook tells us in our latest podcast.

Get your next job in drama

TV drama is booming both in the UK and overseas, but how do you find out about opportunities and get your next role? A special panel discussion from the BBC Academy and Creative Skillset training day.

Writing medical drama

Does medical drama make your heart race? We've got some great tips for aspiring writers of the genre.

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.

Peaky Blinders: meet writer Steven Knight

Peaky Blinders is not your typical English period drama. Writer and creator Steven Knight tells us how the series came about and how the tough characters and gritty stories take shape.

Steven Moffat on Doctor Who and Sherlock

A must listen for budding writers everywhere. Doctor Who lead writer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat talks openly about his writing career.

The BBC at the Fringe

Bringing BBC TV and radio together in one place - the making of the BBC's pop up Fringe venue at the Edinburgh Festival.

How to produce a comedy web series

We talk about the practical considerations that arise when producing sitcoms for an online audience.