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26 posts about Events on this blog

  1. Service to celebrate the life of Sir David Frost OBE

    Wednesday 12 March 2014, 14:23

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    On Thursday 13 March, people from across the broadcasting industry will convene at Westminster Abbey to pay tribute to David Frost who died last year.

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  2. BBC Introducing in the West present: Halls of Resonance

    Tuesday 4 March 2014, 15:28

    Sam Bonham Sam Bonham BBC Introducing presenter

    Producer and presenter Sam Bonham reflects on the success of BBC Introducing's event in partnership with the University of Gloucester.

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  3. 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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  4. Wintershall Nativity

    Friday 20 December 2013, 12:37

    Andy Baker Andy Baker W1 Manager

    W1 Manager Andy Baker details a special festive performance which featured New Broadcasting House.

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  5. 'Sondheim: Inside Out' on BBC Radio 3

    Monday 16 December 2013, 11:12

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Editor, fan and audience member Jon Jacob previews 'Sondheim: Inside Out' on BBC Radio 3 this Christmas.

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  6. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Sunday - Future Day

    Sunday 24 November 2013, 19:43

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes Ian Timms concludes his series of blogs documenting the station's 40th anniversary celebrations.

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  7. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Friday - 1973 Day is here

    Friday 22 November 2013, 17:39

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timms, continues documenting the station's 40th anniversary celebrations in a special series of diary entries.

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  8. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Thursday

    Thursday 21 November 2013, 16:26

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timms, continues documenting the station's 40th anniversary celebrations in a special series of diary blog entries. 

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  9. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Birthday Diary - Introduction

    Wednesday 20 November 2013, 10:10

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timm's, introduces his special series of daily updates to mark the stations 40th anniversary.

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  10. Broadcasting live from the Cenotaph

    Thursday 7 November 2013, 21:29

    Phil Dolling Phil Dolling Head of BBC Events

    The BBC's Head of Events Phil Dolling explains how the live coverage from the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday is produced. 

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  11. A Theatre-Broadcast conversation

    Wednesday 23 October 2013, 14:45

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

    An insight into BBC Writersroom's Theatre-Broadcast conversation event hosted by BBC’s Creative Director of New Writing and Head of Writersroom, Kate Rowland.

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  12. Free Thinking Festival of Ideas 2013: Who's in control?

    Tuesday 22 October 2013, 17:04

    Matthew Dodd Matthew Dodd Head of Speech Programming, Radio 3

    Matthew Dodd previews this year's Free Thinking Festival of Ideas.

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  13. 30 years of BBC Sussex

    Monday 21 October 2013, 10:57

    Mark Carter Mark Carter Assistant Managing Editor, BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey

    Mark Carter follows up his mid-September blog, reflecting on BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour and the anniversary.

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  14. BBC executives speech round-up

    Wednesday 16 October 2013, 14:37

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

    A round-up of speeches given by BBC senior management in the past week. 

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  15. BBC Audio Drama Awards return for the third year

    Tuesday 17 September 2013, 13:29

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    The third BBC Audio Drama Awards have been launched.

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  16. A broadcast tour of Sussex

    Friday 13 September 2013, 15:58

    Mark Carter Mark Carter Assistant Managing Editor, BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey

    Mark Carter reveals the background to BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour.

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  17. BBC Expert Women's Day Scotland

    Friday 30 August 2013, 08:04

    Joanne Heng Joanne Heng Post-Doctoral Researcher, Glasgow University

    Post-Doctorate Rearcher Joanne Heng shares her experience of the BBC Academy's Scottish leg of media training for expert women.

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  18. Do you remember the Radio 1 Roadshow?

    Tuesday 23 July 2013, 10:10

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    Jen Macro pays tribute to the Radio 1 Roadshow - the precursor to the Big Weekend and a mainstay of the summers of her youth.

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  19. Winning events and audiences

    Wednesday 17 July 2013, 11:40

    Peter Salmon Peter Salmon Director, BBC North

    Peter Salmon details events that are bringing the BBC closer to its audience.

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  20. Summer of Wildlife: Discovering nature on our doorstep

    Tuesday 25 June 2013, 17:50

    Abigail Appleton Abigail Appleton Head of Commissioning, BBC Learning

    Abigail Appleton visits Cardiff for the first of this year's Summer of Wildlife events.

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Red Bee creates on-screen 50th birthday party for BBC2 (Design Week)

BBC3 controller Zai Bennett to head Sky Atlantic (Guardian) 

JK Rowling to become Woman's Hour first guest editor for 60 years (Guardian)

Kim Shillinglaw: what you need to know (Broadcast)
"a near-BBC lifer, is known to be a straight-talking, confident operator with a penchant for the odd expletive, which one source described as “quite refreshing

How to tame the BBC behemoth (Daily Telegraph)
"Transferring non-news radio and TV production to the independent sector would save the BBC millions and possibly even the BBC itself"

Cancer specialist and anti-FGM activists named in Radio 4's most powerful woman list (Asian Image)

Marc Warren joins The Musketeers series 2 (Den of Geek)

BBC Radio 1 to count down top 100 downloads of all time (Digital Spy)
"After a decade of legal downloading in the UK, it's time for Radio 1 to celebrate with a countdown revealing the nation's top 100"

BBC charter a key issue for new culture secretary (Broadcast)

Festival to bring UK closer to Middle East (Ariel)
"BBC Arabic is giving Arab cinema, documentaries and journalism a UK showcase."

Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch to play Richard III for BBC (Independent)

'I believe it is now the right time to step down': Sir Bruce Forsyth quits Strictly Come Dancing after fronting show for a decade (Mail)

BBC Worldwide CEO re-joins BBC executive board (Digital TV Europe)
"Davie will replace BBC HR director Lucy Adams"

James Corden backs BBC Three online move: 'It is the best place for it' (Digital Spy)

Sandi Toksvig criticises BBC ban on all-male panel shows (Telegraph)
"recruiting more female hosts would be a more desirable way of correcting the imbalance"

BBC's Peter Horrocks: 'It's not that easy to get advertising in Somalia' (Guardian)
"World Service boss on financial pressure, selling ads, transmitting news via brainwaves, and Newsnight's 'brio'"

BBC Radio 2 Eurovision Pop-up station (Matt Deegan Writes)
"I think this is a great idea and something the BBC should do more of ... it makes use of existing technology ... It’s also a technology that nearly half of UK households have, so lots of people can access it."

BBC iPlayer hits record 10.7m daily requests (Mobile Entertainment)

The Village series 2 begins shooting, adds new cast members (Digital Spy)

BBC Radio 1Xtra Live heads to Birmingham (Birmingham Post)
"It’s our aspiration at BBC Birmingham to host more of these big events over the coming years.”

BBC axes The Review Show after 20 years (The Stage)

Roger Wright to leave BBC after 15 years as Radio 3 controller (Guardian)
"Director of the BBC Proms exits corporation to become chief executive of Aldeburgh music festival"

American superstar Pharrell and The 1975 join the line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2014 in Glasgow (Scottish Daily Record) 

BBC boss Tony Hall could be in line for cameo in W1A mockumentary (Guardian)
"Second series role rumoured for director general after BBC2 premiere of first episode pulled in 1.6 million viewers"

BBC Three announces new shows and recommissions (British Comedy Guide)
"a timely reminder that we're still very much open for comedy business"

Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV?Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"

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