Blog posts by year and month November 2011

Posts (9)

  1. In the age of twenty-four hour breaking news this phrase might belong to a bygone era, but it's crossed my mind more than a few times in the past few weeks. Not only have we said our final and historic farewell to Oxford Road - the BBC2 special TV Greats - Our Favourites From The North - pai...

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  2. Ade Adeluwoye is Senior Audience Planner for London 2012 at the BBC. He reports for the About the BBC blog about BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend workshops. I would have been nervous walking into a meeting with around 50 young people at the Grace Centre in Hackney, but armed with Tim Westwood as m...

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  3. Editors note: The new BBC Complaints website is now live. You can see it at bbc.co.uk/complaints/ Every year, the BBC receives around 1 million comments, appreciations, complaints and enquiries via the Audience Services team. It's our job in Audience Services to ensure that every comment an...

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  4. Every quarter I review the BBC's overall performance and, for this year's third quarter, an especially strong picture emerged that reminded me of just what an extraordinary organisation the BBC is. Take the website that you're probably reading this on - the BBC's. It's the only UK site consist...

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  5. The BBC is working in partnership with Ridley Scott and director Morgan Matthews to make a special film documenting a 24 hour snapshot of the UK, entitled Britain in a Day. Members of the public are invited to submit footage shot on Saturday 12 November via the project's YouTube ch...

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  6. Steve Drayton from BBC Newcastle As I have said before, The North of England is a very funny place. Always has been. But we need to find, support and develop the next generation of BBC entertainers. That's why so much work is going on across the region with Cheryl Taylor's comedy commissioni...

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  7. Last year, we carried out our most comprehensive piece of research into the portrayal of LGB audiences. A key finding of the research found that lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences want to see more and greater diversity within portrayal. It's been quite a journey, but following the progress w...

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  8. Last week, I spent a really enjoyable hour helping mother-of-three Jacinta Rodrigues get online for the first time. I was doing my bit for a new BBC campaign called Give an Hour. We launched the campaign on Breakfast News and at an event at MediaCity UK in Salford in which presenter Pam Rhodes...

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  9. On 3 November on top of a hill in North London, an American singer called Adele Dixon, with a diction far away from our contemporary chart-topping Adele, sang these words: 'A mighty maze of mystic magic rays is all about us in the blue...' The rather headily alliterative lyric was attempting its ...

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