Ideas from the public

Please note: BBC Content (television) does not accept programme ideas from individuals unattached to a production company, although scripts for fiction can be submitted via the BBC Writersroom.

This is because programme development requires an in-depth understanding of the television process and can take a long time to realise, usually involving many people. Unfortunately the BBC doesn’t have the resources to support individuals in this process.

Find other opportunities and ways to contact the BBC below including links to free online training from the BBC Academy.

Contacting the BBC

BBC Writersroom

BBC Writersroom is a cross-genre department for scripted content working with and developing both new and experienced writers

Latest BBC Writersroom opportunities

Jobs and training with the BBC

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