The BBC Press Office is open for enquiries from members of the press and media at these UK times:

Mondays to Fridays: 8.00am-11.00pm
Saturdays, Sundays & UK public holidays: 10.00am-11.00pm

Journalists can contact the BBC Press Office via the email form on this page.

The BBC Press Office email inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Picture Enquiries

BBC Pictures provides editorial image content to print and digital press based in the UK, Ireland or the Benelux to publicise the BBC and its current and forthcoming Television and Radio programmes via its free (password protected) website service,

Staff members of UK, Irish or Benelux-based press outlets, ie picture editors, picture researchers and journalists, can apply for access to the website.

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If you are not making a press enquiry, please contact the BBC here.

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Press releases and media packs can be found by date (from August 2011 onwards), by search and, for more recent releases, by category.

Press releases and media packs before this date can be found in our archive.

BBC Worldwide releases are included in a separate section – BBC Worldwide.

BBC World News releases are included in a separate section – BBC World News.

Statements issued by the BBC can be found here.

Programme Information is available for Network TV and Network Radio in webpage format.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Programme Information is also available but in pdf format.

The site also includes key Speeches made by senior BBC figures.

Please note: the content on this site is primarily intended for professional use by journalists and therefore may occasionally feature material which is not suitable for viewing by minors.

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