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Wednesday 17 September 2014, 18:52
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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."
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"
From YouTube sensation to BBC One: the story behind Doctor Who's new title sequence (Marketing Magazine)
A BBC Show Won The Most Emmys This Year (Business Insider)
"'Sherlock' took home a total of seven Emmy Awards"
BBC Licence Fee is a bargain - something for everyone and just 40p a day (Mirror)
"The BBC’s job is to deliver to you. Not to politicians or the powerful. Some 96% of the population watch, listen or use the BBC every week"
Veteran BBC broadcaster Gerry Anderson dies (RTE News)
"he'll be sadly missed by all of us, but also by all his loyal listeners, for whom he often brought light on dark days over the decades"
Doctor Who gets new online BBC iPlayer series Doctor Who Extra (Independent)
"essential viewing for everyone who’s ever watched Doctor Who and wondered what it’s a like to be a part of the team that brings this global phenomena to our screens"
Last updated Monday 15 September 2014
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Scottish referendum 'not like a normal election' [5live]
Changing media: E-books and the smooth highway between amateur and professional [Academy]
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Watch an interview with Matt Charman, writer of BBC One's Our Zoo [Writersroom]
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