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February (38 posts)

  1. Counting down to World War One at Home

    Thursday 13 February 2014, 16:01

    Craig Henderson Craig Henderson Head of English Regions Programming

    Head of Programmes for BBC English Regions gives an update on the major programming initiative, 'World War One at Home'.

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  2. BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's and guests to tour India

    Thursday 13 February 2014, 12:18

    Gavin Reid Gavin Reid Director BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

    Head of English Regions Craig Henderson gives an update on major programming initiative, 'World War One at Home'.

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  3. Dive in, make it your own and have fun

    Wednesday 12 February 2014, 15:55

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    The 2014 500 Words short storywriting competition is underway. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 26 February 2014. To help inspire aspiring writers, BBC Radio 2 staged a live webcast masterclass. Jon Jacob went along and took some notes. 

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  4. Audiences take over BBC Radio 1’s studios in ‘Access All Areas’ month

    Wednesday 12 February 2014, 10:47

    Rebecca Frank Rebecca Frank Editor, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra

    The Editor of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtragives the low down on what's happening in 'Access All Areas' month.

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  5. Why there are no pictures of my daughter online

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 15:23

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    Hannah Khalil reveals why Internet Safety Day is important to her. 

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  6. The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit the BBC in London

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 11:19

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Pictures, videos and tweets captured during the Royal visit to New Broadcasting House by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. 

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  7. The BBC World Service's funding may change – standards will not

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 10:38

    Tony Hall Tony Hall BBC Director- General

    Director-General Tony Hall discusses how the World Service's global reputation will be maintained after the changes to its funding model. 

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  8. Staying Safe Online: Selling the Message

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 10:07

    Andrew Tomlinson Andrew Tomlinson Executive Producer, Media Literacy, BBC Learning

    Andrew Tomlinson explains how the BBC is supporting Safer Internet Day.

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  9. "We need to keep introducing new people on screen with new perspectives"

    Monday 10 February 2014, 17:21

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen talks about the strength of BBC television.

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  10. Mr Stink, Glasto & Girl win at Broadcast Awards

    Monday 10 February 2014, 15:02

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    Find out which BBC programmes were awarded in the Broadcast Awards 2014.

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

The Reith Lectures explain why doctors fail (Telegraph)
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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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