Nov 23, 2011 Last updated on Nov 23, 2011 at 10:06
We are delighted to offer an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for production of Question Time, the BBC’s flagship political debate programme.
The production must qualify as a Nations Production with a substantive base in Scotland under the Ofcom criteria. The BBC's commitment to growing sustainable out of London production and the rules governing Ofcom's allocation of programmes have determined the BBC's approach to this tender. Please note the Ofcom criteria on what counts as a regional production.
We are offering a three year contract, commencing September 2012, with a minimum commitment of 36 episodes per year.
The factors that will be considered in awarding this tender will include:
The timetable for the tender is as follows:
|21st November, 2011||Issue of Invitation to Tender|
|15th December, 2011||Deadline for return of Tender Eligibility Check|
|20th December, 2011||Issue of technical information to remaining tenderers|
|3rd February, 2012||Deadline for Tender Submission|
|w/c 13th February, 2012||First Interviews/Pitch week|
|w/c 5th March, 2012||Second round interviews (if required)|
|26th March, 2012||Decision made, terms confirmed and full contract issued|
Please email Alison Denvir, Senior Rights and Business Affairs Manager, Scotland and Northern Ireland, if you would like to receive the ITT or if you have any questions on the tender or tender process.
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