7 posts about Controller on this blog
Thursday 1 September 2011, 17:30
The Killing is back! Well, we're repeating all of the first series in its entirety, at least.
The whole original and best version in one mad block of programmes so that fans and newcomers, people who missed the series first time around, and those hungry to watch it again, can submerge themselves in...
Saturday 23 April 2011, 11:30
You can read more about her decision to leave the show in an interview in today's Guardian.
The Weakest Link has been a hugely...
Wednesday 30 March 2011, 11:00
Spring is here, the sap is rising and I am delighted to say that BBC Four has a whole host of wonderful and entertaining shows lined up this season.
A BBC Four audience is one that gets its kicks out of delighting in discourse. I believe that all human life can be found in almost any subject - it just...
Friday 25 March 2011, 10:17
A record number of you (well over 400) posted your appreciation on Sanjeev Bhaskar's post on this blog for our recent daytime drama The Indian Doctor, so I'm absolutely delighted to tell you first that I have just recommissioned it for a second series.
I can also reveal that our wonderful World War...
Tuesday 15 March 2011, 00:00
One of the most common complaints to BBC television in recent years has been that some people find it hard to hear the dialogue in our shows.
They cite many reasons for this, the most common among them being background music being too loud.
As a result of these complaints in 2009, Jay Hunt (my predecessor...
Friday 18 February 2011, 10:07
When, as a voracious teenage reader, I first read South Riding I took many of its themes for granted and thought it was a great story folded around a great love story.
But re-reading it when I was wondering whether to develop it as a drama, I found the resonances go so much deeper.
I am the controller...
Tuesday 6 July 2010, 16:07
BBC Daytime has gone through a pretty significant shift in terms of our programmes over the last couple years, so it was interesting to read the BBC Trust's thoughts on Daytime in their Strategy Review and particularly where they think there's room for improvement.
While some headlines are bound to...
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