Blog posts by year and month August 2012

Posts (13)

  1. I'm currently at Edinburgh where I'm taking part in a Meet the Controller panel session with Muriel Gray. Looking back on 2012, we've celebrated BBC Four's tenth birthday in March with a disco night; we've taken a Scrapheap Orchestra to the Proms and left a model house to rot in Edinburgh Zoo ...

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  2. The Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival has kicked off and it's one of the few times in the year when the TV community takes time to discuss the challenges facing the industry. I've now been the Controller of BBC Three for just over a year and my plans are taking a firm...

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  3. I'm in Edinburgh at the moment for my 'Meet the Controller' session at the Television Festival. It's presented an opportunity to look back at 2012 on BBC Two. The amazing resurgence in drama has continued with the success of The Hollow Crown which received some of the most wonderful reviews I'...

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  4. Nigel Paterson is series producer for Planet Dinosaur. Here he blogs about what was involved in making the 3D version of BBC One's award-winning Planet Dinosaur. It was very early on in the production of Planet Dinosaur that the embryonic thought of a 3D version was seeded. It was when we real...

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  5. Editor's Note - Sian Healey is Head of Communications and Policy for TV Licensing. In this post she writes about the BBC's use of RIPA - the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act. I wanted to correct some news reports this week that wrongly stated that the BBC is one of several public bodies ...

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  6. For the first time ever, the Last Night of the Proms will be screened live in 3D in selected Odeon cinemas on Saturday 8 September. Eight cameras will give audiences a unique view on the world-famous event including a remote camera that rotates to 180 degrees and can pan and tilt. Cinemas ...

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  7. The second series of BBC Three's documentary Our War starts on Monday 20 August at 9.00pm. In the audio interview above About the BBC blog producer Eloise McNaulty speaks to executive producer Colin Barr about the making of the programme, how contributors for the documentary series were selec...

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  8. Over on the BBC Internet Blog, Head of product for BBC Sport and London 2012 Cait O'Riordan has written about the 'BBC's digital Olympics', providing detail on how the Games was viewed online. . She writes: The BBC's promise was to deliver coverage of every sport from every venue, and we cer...

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  9. Today, the BBC Pension Trustees have published their interim funding check on the pension scheme. I would encourage all members of the pension scheme to read it. As the BBC's Chief Financial Officer I'd like to set out my thoughts on what it means for the BBC. As the Chair of the Pension Trust...

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  10. As a once-in-a-lifetime broadcasting moment draws to a close, I want to pay tribute to every single person in the BBC who has helped to bring London 2012 to our audiences. I am very proud of all our staff, from our on-air presenters, reporters and commentators, to all those who have worked tir...

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