Glastonbury special

The CoP Talk is a special edition of the CoP Show podcast recorded in front of a studio audience.

Glastonbury Festival has become a highly anticipated and widely celebrated fixture in the British summer schedule and among this year’s highlights were Beyoncé’s debut on the main stage, Janelle Monáe, U2, Jimmy Cliff, rapper Tinie Tempah and a host of stage pyrotechnics and laser shows.

"If I'm watching an event, I want it to feel live to me." – Alison Howe

Joining us in the Academy studio is Alison Howe, Glastonbury’s executive producer responsible for the broadcast content across BBC Two, Three, Four and the Red Button service.

Alison talks to the College of Production’s Amanda Lyon about how her team mastermind the television coverage and co-ordinate the event from the muddy BBC compound.

She also tells us about her favourite Glastonbury moment from this year’s event.