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March (25 posts)

  1. Media Centre Round-Up #8 (week ending 1 March 2013)

    Tuesday 5 March 2013, 13:57

    Ben Murray Ben Murray Editor, BBC Media Centre

    Artists, zombies and Musketeers feature in Ben Murray's news from the Media Centre this week.

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  2. BBC Scotland at 90

    Tuesday 5 March 2013, 10:15

    Graham Stewart Graham Stewart Broadcaster and Journalist, BBC Scotland

    Graham Stewart shines a light on Radio Scotland's humble but ambitious beginnings.

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  3. Listening to Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere in a basement in central London

    Monday 4 March 2013, 18:31

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra's exciting dramatisation of Neil Gaiman's popular drama gets a special airing in front of a group of invited guests. 

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  4. Bluestone 42

    Monday 4 March 2013, 11:57

    Mark Freeland Mark Freeland UK Controller of Comedy Production

    Mark Freeland considers the risks and rewards of setting comedy in difficult places.

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  5. A Question of Sport : 1000 Not Out

    Monday 4 March 2013, 11:14

    Gareth Edwards Gareth Edwards Producer

    Series Producer of A Question of Sport, Gareth JM Edwards gives the inside story on the programme's 1000th episode.

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BBC Three online proposals set out as relaunch scheduled for autumn 2015 (Digital Spy)
"This is not moving a TV channel and putting it online. This is new. We are the first broadcaster in the world to propose something like this."

BBC Three to cut Don't Tell the Bride and other reality TV shows when channel moves online (Independent)

BBC theme park featuring Doctor Who and Top Gear set to open in 2020 (Telegraph)

JK Rowling's Cormoran Strike crime novel The Cuckoo's Calling will be turned into BBC series (Daily Mail)
"With the rich character of Cormoran Strike at their heart, these dramas will be event television across the world."

Yentob leads the BBC fightback: we're being smeared for exposing Fake Sheikh (Independent)

BBC Makes Unprecedented Counter-Attack To Sun Editorial Accusing It Of Left-Wing Bias (Huffington Post)

Serial podcast set to air on Radio 4 Extra (Radio Times)
"We know we already have tons of Serial listeners in the UK but we love that the BBC will help us reach many, many more than we ever could with podcast alone"

BBC iPlayer launches on Xbox One (Broadband TV News)

BBC ‘a great British company, not a government department’: Danny Cohen (Guardian)
"I ask you to stand by the BBC in the year ahead. Support it, make the case for it, speak up for it, celebrate its achievements and help us make sure we can keep offering such an extraordinary range of programmes for all audiences."

See Doctor Who, Miranda, more in BBC Christmas trailer (Digital Spy)

The BBC is right to point out failure on debt. Osborne is wrong to complain about it (The Spectator)

Chris Morris returns to airwaves with new sketch on BBC 6 Music on Sunday (Guardian)
"Blue Jam and On the Hour satirist’s first radio sketch in 15 years will be broadcast on Mary Anne Hobbs’ morning show"

BBC releases game maker kit for kids (Ariel)

BBC Music Sound of 2015 longlist revealed (Guardian)
"Solo artists such as James Bay, George The Poet and Raury make up most of this year’s list of musicians tipped for big things in 2015"

Why Gillian Anderson is the new Helen Mirren (Telegraph)

War and Peace to take over Radio 4: Ten-hour production of Tolstoy's novel to be broadcast on station on New Year's Day (Daily Mail)

Sherlock returns: BBC confirms special with picture of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman back filming (Mirror)

The Reith Lectures explain why doctors fail (Telegraph)
"Dr Atul Gawande delivered an excellent first lecture on the fallibility of medicine, says Gillian Reynolds"

Nine-year-old Katie Morag star on winning BAFTA award and juggling TV series with school lessons (Scottish Daily Record)

Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Same-sex couple dance received positively (Metro)

Doctor Who, Andrew Scott and Sir Ian McKellen up for BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 (Radio Times)
"Maxine Peake, Marcus Brigstocke and Toby Jones also scoop nominations for their work in audio drama"

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