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Genuine Stories in Their Language: The Radio 1/1Xtra Docs Festival 2011

This year's Radio 1 and 1Xtra Documentaries Commissioning Round launch was preceded by an afternoon of talks from inspirational documentary makers. The documentaries festival was a fantastic opportunity to hear how they skewed expectations to repackage the genre.

Commercial Availability

'Commercial Availability' is the new name for the BBC's guide to help audiences find programmes the BBC has commissioned and which are now accessible in commercial spaces. Find out more about what it means for your programmes, how it works and how distributors have been selected.

Updated: Radio 1/1Xtra Stories commissioning round and docs festival

On 13th October the BBC will be launching the commissioning round for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Stories for 2012 along with with a mini documentary festival at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios, find out more about both events along with how to register your interest.

Delivering Quality First

Delivering Quality First is the BBC's plan for how it can best deliver the highest quality programmes and content to audiences until the end of the Charter in 2017. Further background and the proposals in full are available on the BBC's Delivering Quality First site.

Updated: UK Broadcasters and Vision+Media to host Comedy Conference

The BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Sky have announced that they will be working with Vision+Media to host a pan-industry Comedy Conference in Salford, Manchester. Find out more about this free event and how to register your interest in the conference.

Programme pages are getting a new look

In the next few months you'll notice that programme pages on are getting a massively improved look. Find out more about how this will affect your programme pages, page migration and frequently asked questions.

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