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Friday 7 March 2014, 07:07
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Peaky Blinders nominated by Royal Television Society for RTS Award (Birmingham Mail)
Eurovision 2014: What we know about Molly Smitten-Downes so far (Independent)
"She thinks Choco Leibniz are the best biscuits in the world, putting her in a strong position with German voters."
Tom Margerison obituary (Guardian)
"Founder of New Scientist, Sunday Times journalist and BBC broadcaster who made complicated subjects easy to understand."
BBC to launch refreshed Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Game (British Comedy Guide)
"The new 30th anniversary version of the game will allow users to play in high definition for the first time"
Amazon, BBC to Revive 'Ripper Street' (Hollywood Reporter)
"Amazon Prime Instant Video on Wednesday unveiled a deal with the BBC to revive crime drama Ripper Street."
BBC Four creates new season on gardens (Televisual)
The BBC’s bestselling shows abroad (Ariel)
"A record 725 buyers are attending BBC Worldwide's annual showcase this week, where programmes such as The Musketeers and Horrible Histories will be sold to foreign broadcasters."
Release Australian journalist Peter Greste: Int'l media (Ahram online)
"Open letter signed by Peter Greste's former employers calls for his release and 19 other detained journalists... The letter was signed by Greste’s former employers at BBC, ITN, Reuters, Sky News, NBC and ABC."
Christopher Barry obituary (Guardian)
"At the heart of his work was a 16-year association with Doctor Who."
Last updated Wednesday 5 March 2014
Selected by the About the BBC Blog team.
Testing mobiles: Mobile compatability program [Internet]
Pitching ideas for Radio Drama [Writersroom]
BBC News website: Responsive design in beta [Internet]
Eric Carle answers your questions for World Book Day [CBeebies Grown-Ups]
Introducing Molly [Eurovision]
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