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September (23 posts)

  1. Internet Blog - BBC iPlayer gets even better

    Friday 3 September 2010, 17:50

    Laura Murray Laura Murray

    Over on the BBC Internet Blog, James Hewines, Head of BBC iPlayer has posted about the next iteration of the service.

    "The BBC iPlayer team are very excited about the latest developments going live next week - this is a big step for the product, and its users, bringing:

    • A new design which is more fun to...

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  2. The Spending Review: Making It Clear

    Thursday 2 September 2010, 18:24

    Mark Byford Mark Byford Deputy Director General

    Next week and running through with a second push in early October, the BBC will broadcast a season of programming and content across its TV, radio and online journalism output examining the impending cuts to public sector spending. This is set in the context that the Government will be making its...

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  3. BBC Radio Manchester is about to be 40

    Thursday 2 September 2010, 13:49

    John Ryan John Ryan

    BBC Radio Manchester is about to celebrate four decades on the air. I was two when it began. Little did I know that forty years later, I'd be organising a birthday party for what was then the biggest local radio station in the country.

    It's a project that's taken me to Clitheroe and a TARDIS-like bungalow...

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Britain is a nation of skilled chefs but 1 in 10 can't cook, BBC Good Food survey finds (Independent)

End of an era: BBC letters taken down from Television Centre in Shepherd's Bush after 54 years (Evening Standard)

Eniola Aluko makes history as first female Match of the Day pundit (Guardian)

Artists Make Works Using BBC Archive (Artnet News)

BBC confirms Sinead Rocks as controller of Learning (Prolific North)

Alan Davey named as new BBC Radio 3 Controller (Gramaphone)
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Britain is a nation of skilled chefs but 1 in 10 can't cook, BBC Good Food survey finds (Independent)

BBC names London drama boss, poaches ITV exec (TBI Vision)

Gareth Malone creates celebrity choir for Children In Need single (Telegraph)

BBC World Service launches Ebola Radio Network for West Africa (Digital Spy)
"The range of emergency activities on Ebola from the BBC World Service are in the finest traditions of the humanitarian instincts of our broadcasting."

BBC journalists attacked and equipment smashed in Russia (Guardian)

Ben Whishaw to star as gay spy in new BBC Two drama (Attitude)

BBC2 mockumentary W1A to return in 2015 (Guardian)
"Hugh Bonneville’s head of values, Ian Fletcher, set to face corporation’s charter renewal in second series"

EastEnders actor John Bardon has died aged 75 (Evening Standard)
"Tonight's episode of EastEnders is dedicated to John, who will be sorely missed by all those who knew and worked with him."

The BBC remains as committed as ever to new music (Gramophone)

The People's Strictly announced by BBC for Red Nose Day (Digital Spy)
"I can't wait to see members of the public having this amazing opportunity. It mixes fun and fundraising in equal measure."

BBC Radio 3 announces the artists joining its New Generation Artists scheme (Gramophone)

CBeebies schools to open in China as part of BBC tie-up with Popular (CITY AM)

Strictly Come Dancing beats The X Factor in ratings battle (Guardian)
"Simon Cowell’s return as judge on ITV talent show could not lift it above return of BBC ballroom dancing series"

'Andy thinks I'll be terrible' Judy Murray on why she's nervous about doing Strictly (Express)

BBC edits Doctor Who beheading scene after Islamic State journalist killings (Guardian)

Ariana Grande and The Vamps to perform at BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2014 (Digital Spy)

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