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June (13 posts)

  1. The countdown to London 2012

    Thursday 10 June 2010, 12:44

    Roger Mosey Roger Mosey Acting Director, BBC Vision

    The BBC's aim for London 2012 is to bring the whole nation together in a way that combines the best of British values with all the opportunities of digital.

    2012 is going to be a year like no other in the UK. It's not just about sport. There will be one of the biggest ever series of cultural events...

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  2. Scheduling Glastonbury, the World Cup and a summer of live events

    Tuesday 8 June 2010, 16:08

    Laura Murray Laura Murray

    It's a particularly exciting summer on the BBC this year; we'll be covering all the major sporting events such as The Open and the 2010 World Cup from South Africa and music festivals including Glastonbury and T In The Park.

    As many of these events are live, there will be some very difficult decisions...

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  3. Backstage at the Chelsea Flower Show

    Wednesday 2 June 2010, 14:06

    Gill Tierney Gill Tierney

    As I head to London early on Saturday in 28C of heat, I know we're in for a vintage Chelsea. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have delivered a bigger and better show than the previous year and I'm hoping that, after the worst winter for 30 years, audiences might be ready for some light relief...

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