As part of the BBC’s World War One Season, BBC One will broadcast live from the National Commemoration at the Cenotaph in London to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign and ANZAC Day on April 25, 2015.
Seventeen year-old dancer Jacob O’Connell, from Swindon, has won the Contemporary Final of the first ever BBC Young Dancer 2015, and will join five other finalists yet to be announced to perform on stage at Sadler’s Wells in the Grand Final, broadcast on BBC Two on Saturday 9 May.
A total of 6.6 million people - two in five adults - consume BBC content every week in Afghanistan, a new survey has found. BBC TV reaches around a fourth of the adult population of Afghanistan while BBC radio remains the BBC’s largest platform in the country.
The winners of the Songs of Praise FA Cup Fans choir competition, who applied to take part in a once in a life-time experience to sing Abide With Me on the pitch at Wembley before the FA Cup Final, are revealed today (Friday 17 April).
Billie, a white horse mascot inspired by real life events in the 1923 FA Cup Final, has been chosen as the winning entry of the Blue Peter FA Cup Mascot competition.
BBC World Service and the BBC’s digital innovations team, BBC Connected Studio, will hold a Development Studio event in Cape Town, South Africa on 23-24 April. Held in conjunction with RLabs, the event will explore new ways of distributing BBC audio content.
BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra today announced changes to the stations schedules, including a new show for 1Xtra’s Adele Roberts, who will be moving to Radio 1 to become the new host of the station’s Early Breakfast Show (weekdays, 4-6:30am).
The BBC today announces the names of the six talented people from BAME backgrounds recruited for its Senior Leadership Development Programme.
Incarnations - India In 50 Lives, a new 50-part series beginning next month, will present audio portraits of some of the most significant figures of Indian history, beginning with the original global Indian, the Buddha, and covering figures from the ensuing 2,500 years. Individuals featured in the series have all shaped the arc of Indian history (sometimes unwittingly), and yet their names are often unfamiliar. This series aims to change that.
Almost every second adult in Somalia is a BBC radio listener, a new survey has found. The survey also confirmed the BBC as one of the most trusted news sources in Somalia, and the most relevant and objective among the international broadcasters.
County Cricket season commentary now available wherever you are, whenever you want it, via the BBC on mobile and tablet
As the 2015 County Cricket season gets underway, there is great news for cricket fans - all the BBC’s local radio commentary is now available to access on mobile and tablet, meaning fans can follow the action wherever they are.
From Monday 13 April at 7.30pm on BBC One Newsnight host Evan Davis will conduct a series of in-depth, 30 minute interviews with party leaders starting on Monday 13 April. The interviews will probe the leaders, getting to understand the person, their values and plans for the country as well as challenging the promises and pledges made on the campaign trail so far. The interviews will be held at the new Crick Institute in London.
The BBC today announces final arrangements for Election Debate 2015 on Thursday April 16. The debate, to be hosted from Central Hall Westminster by David Dimbleby, features the leaders of Labour, UKIP, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens. It will be broadcast live on BBC One, the BBC News Channel, BBC Radio 5 live and online from 8pm until 9.30pm.
BBC Radio 1 and BBC Learning today announced the details of BBC Radio 1’s Academy, which will take place at OPEN in Norwich from Saturday 9 May to Friday 15 May 2015.
Today BBC Music announces the inaugural BBC Music Day - a nationwide celebration of music. On Friday 5 June 2015, BBC Music Day aims to bring people together across generations and communities through their love of music.
CBBC has signed presenter, radio host and popular Strictly Come Dancing finalist Mark Wright to co-host a brand new makeover show, The Dengineers, creating dream dens for lucky recipients.
In his show on Friday 10 April, BBC Asian Network presenter Yasser announced that the station will be showcasing the best current and emerging British-Asian artists at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios in front of an intimate audience.
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