Tagged with: Christmas

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  1. Controller Comedy Commissioning

    Not a turkey in sight

    Comedy Commissioning Controller Shane Allen picks his season highlights of comedy programming for the festive season.

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  2. Editor, About the BBC Blog

    The stars of some of our biggest shows have made a special video wishing viewers of 'See Hear' a Merry Christmas using British Sign Language (BSL).

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  3. Radio Producer

    Radio producer, Simon Vivian's insightful, heart warming look at preparing for, and broadcasting, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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  4. History Manager, BBC

    When the Christmas 2011 front cover of the Radio Times (below) was released to the press at the beginning of December, there was deep shock - there wasn't a Santa Claus to be seen. We live in lean times went the argument, and a well fed Santa on the front cover was considered something of an ...

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  5. Last week some national newspapers wrote about the number of repeats on the BBC this Christmas. Not that they actually knew anything because we hadn't published our schedules at the time and it was only this week that we confirmed what was going to be on. Far from being full of things you've s...

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  6. Head of BBC Religion & Ethics

    Tatiana Maslany and Andrew Buchan star as Mary and Joseph in Tony Jordan's adaptation of The Nativity for BBC One this Christmas. With less than a month to go before Christmas Day (where has this year gone?), the first week of December has certainly blustered in with what can only be describe...

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  7. Christmas is a very important time of year for BBC television. It's not that everybody suddenly watches loads more television (on average only 20 minutes more per day than the usual four hours per day in winter) - it's that people look to the BBC to offer something special and the number of peopl...

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  8. The About the BBC blog will be taking a short Christmas break over the following week but will return in January. Many thanks for all your visits and comments in 2009. All the best for the holiday and see you in the New Year! - Chris Jones, Editor...

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  9. When I was growing up I used to wait eagerly for the Christmas schedule to see what delights would be coming on television in late December. I still get the same excitement seeing the final Christmas schedules, but for different reasons. As Head of Scheduling for BBC Vision I oversee the plans fo...

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  10. On Friday we published a sneak preview of our Christmas line-up and today I want to tell you a bit more about what is coming up on BBC television over Christmas and the holiday season. We are aiming to create a television schedule which gives viewers a chance to share big moments, especially on B...

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