Production on 2014's Doctor Who Christmas episode has begun, with a host of British acting talent set to appear. The Christmas special, a cracker of a highlight in the festive season’s schedule, will air this Christmas on BBC One and promises to be an action-packed, unmissable adventure.
Colin Salmon (Prime Suspect, 24: Live Another Day) will narrate Wonders Of The Monsoon, a 5x60' series produced by the BBC’s award-winning Natural History Unit for BBC Two.
The award-winning and highly acclaimed British actor Ben Whishaw has been cast to play Danny in Tom Rob Smith’s first television drama series, London Spy, made by Working Title Television for BBC Two.
BBC One brings Endor Productions and Acorn Productions' Agatha Christie’s married couple Tommy and Tuppence to life in a brand-new six-part adventure series for the channel. Partners In Crime stars David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) as Tommy and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife, Wolf Hall) as Tuppence.
The BBC has today lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after a news team from our Moscow bureau was attacked in southern Russia whilst investigating reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine.
BBC One Controller Charlotte Moore and BBC Controller, Drama Commissioning, Ben Stephenson, have announced that Kay Mellor’s In The Club will return for a second series on the channel next year.
The BBC in Bristol celebrates its 80th Anniversary today with an announcement that audiences will have the chance to attend an exclusive Bristol premiere of the Natural History Unit’s new landmark series Life Story, introduced by David Attenborough.
Alexander Armstrong to voice Danger Mouse, Kevin Eldon to voice Penfold and Dave Lamb joins cast as The Narrator
He’s voiced a horse, a king and an alien supercomputer but now actor, comedian and TV presenter Alexander Armstrong takes on his biggest vocal challenge to date as the debonair secret agent Danger Mouse in the eagerly awaited new series of animated adventures due to air on CBBC in 2015.
BBC Music’s Ten Pieces project, a multi-platform initiative to excite and engage children with classical music, launches on 6 October.
BBC Radio 5 live will have extensive coverage of the highly anticipated 40th Ryder Cup across the network, with BBC television bringing a daily highlights programme from Gleneagles from 26-28 September. Plus there is live text commentary, video highlights and more via the BBC Sport website.
Ahead of the new series of BBC One’s Our Girl, a 10-minute recap of last year’s single drama is now available on BBC iPlayer. The recap covers the events of the RTS-nominated drama where viewers can see why East End girl Molly Dawes, played by Lacey Turner, took her destiny into her own hands and joined the British Army as a medic.
Production has begun on the new series of Still Open All Hours for BBC One, filming on location in Doncaster and at the studios in Teddington.
The BBC has notched up 18 nominations in the final shortlist for the 2014 Grierson Awards unveiled today. The BBC is in the running for 10 of the 12 prestigious awards for documentary film-making.
Do women clean the toilet more often than men? Who takes out the bins? And is it true that men have more time to themselves than women? Jane Garvey reports from the domestic battleground for the launch of Chore Wars, a week of programmes on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour that will try to answer the difficult questions about who is really doing what in 21st century British households.
BBC Local Radio has announced that it will be presenting a unique celebration of African-Caribbean comedy on the evening of Saturday 11 October (7.30-10.00pm).
An exclusive survey commissioned by the BBC’s regional current affairs programme, Inside Out (BBC One, Monday 15 September, 7.30pm) reveals new evidence on why millions of British adults do not have a private pension.
The BBC today announces that Ian Fletcher, Head of Values, will be allowing cameras into New Broadcasting House again early next year for another series of W1A, following his day-to-day problem creating and solving abilities.
Following publication of the article “BBC bans all talk of Scottish vote from the Proms" in The Telegraph on 12 September 2014, the Acting Director of the BBC Proms, Edward Blakeman, wrote the following letter in response.
BBC Three is set to broadcast Oscar Pistorius: The Truth, the only UK documentary to cover the high-profile trial of ‘Blade Runner’, Oscar Pistorius.
Tenth BBC Book of the Year and BBC Children’s Book of the Year awards will also name Book of the Decade 2005-2014
BBC Ukrainian has announced the launch of its annual literary accolade rewarding the best works of fiction in the Ukrainian language – BBC Book of the Year (Книга року BBC 2014) and BBC Children’s Book of the Year (Дитяча Книга року BBC 2014) - in partnership with the Cultural Programme of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
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