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Friday 23 December 2011, 11:33
Editor's Note: Mark Cooper, Creative Head, BBC Music Entertainment, writes for the About the BBC blog about Christmas at Top of the Pops.
I guess Father Christmas must feel this way when he puts on the red coat and climbs into his sleigh. I am talking about...
Thursday 22 December 2011, 15:48
Editor's Note: Stephen Morgan, Screen Manager for BBC Big Screens in Swansea and Cardiff, writes for the About the BBC blog about memorable moments seen on Big Screens in 2011.
Christmas is a time of the year when we look back and take stock of the year - and what a year it's been for BBC Big Screens...
Monday 19 December 2011, 14:50
Editor's Note: Alastair Fothergill, Frozen Planet Executive Producer, writes for the About the BBC blog about his experience on working on Frozen Planet.
Frozen Planet has just finished broadcasting on BBC One, and although we have only had the final figures for the first four episodes, we know they...
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BBC sets out its coverage for Winter Olympics 2014 (Televisual)
"over 200 hours of network TV coverage is set to be delivered to audiences alongside six online streams covering all events live"
Ken Goudie obituary (Guardian)
"Goudie, who has died aged 87, was a colossus in the BBC's radio newsroom"
Harding unveils vision for BBC News (Broadcast)
"BBC News chief James Harding has outlined a series of measures, including the creation of a news editor role and a focus on technology and collaboration..."
Doctor Who anniversary episode breaks iPlayer request records (Guardian)
"Birthday edition eclipses previous high of Olympics opening ceremony reaching nearly 1.3m requests in 24 hours"
BBC to open news bureau in Burma (MENAFN)
BBC1 to broadcast Laurel and Hardy biopic (The Stage)
"The 90-minute biopic, called Stan and Ollie, is written by Jeff Pope, who penned Mrs Biggs for ITV."
BBC lines up Tim Minchin sitcom (Guardian)
BBC Promotes 'Sherlock' Return With Hearse (Hollywood Reporter)
"heralding the return to U.K. screens of the hit detective show"
Tributes paid to BBC cricket commentator John Shaw (Leicester Mercury)
“He was great company and a superb broadcaster. He will be sadly missed.”
Gary Barlow announces New Year's Eve London gig for BBC One (digitalspy)
BBC signs open data agreement (Guardian)
BBC's Lord Hall: Birmingham is the 'place to be' (Telegraph)
“I want to make Birmingham a really exciting and important part of what we do"
BBC iPlayer confirmed for PS4 launch (eurogamer.net)
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