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Current commissioning needs are focussed on the returnable format and for the next few months his team will be almost solely focused on finding and backing the next ideas that can get to scale on BBC One and Two.
Further casting has been confirmed for Gunpowder, with Edward Holcroft, Shaun Dooley, and Tom Cullen among those joining Kit Harington, Peter Mullan, Mark Gatiss and Liv Tyler in BBC One’s new three-part television drama produced by Kudos.
Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content today announced Rose Garnett as the new Director of BBC Films.
Watch Commissioning Editor Craig Hunter discuss his immediate needs for science on BBC One, Two and Four.
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New Writers’ Programme 2017-2019
Professional writers’ programme for those of East Asian descent. Deadline 17 February
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Platform for writers, actors and directors to showcase and discuss. Deadline 20 February
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