Since winning a commission from Artangel and BBC Radio 4’s open call for emerging British artists, Katrina Palmer has based herself on the Isle of Portland in south Dorset to create a major new project on land and on air.
At an event co-hosted by BBC Director-General Tony Hall and Shane Allen, Controller of Comedy Commissioning, it was announced that BBC One will host the annual Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture, to be given by a key comedy figure to share his or her experiences and to help inspire others, as well as addressing the present-day challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
In response to inquiries about a forthcoming documentary, Storyville – India’s Daughter, which will be shown on BBC Four, the BBC has issued the following statement.
Golden Globe winning actor Idris Elba reprises his iconic role as DCI John Luther, as he begins filming in London for a Luther two-part event special.
Anticipation is once again building for one of racing’s most celebrated meetings, the Cheltenham Festival, and BBC Radio 5 live will be there throughout the four days (10 – 13 March) to bring listeners all the high-octane action from this prestigious event.
In the tradition of some of the great single dramas for British television, Colin Callender’s Playground Entertainment, Sonia Friedman Productions, BBC Two and Starz today announced the start of principal photography on the television adaptation of Ronald Harwood’s play The Dresser.
From RED Production Company, creators of hit series Happy Valley and Last Tango In Halifax, comes highly anticipated new primetime drama Ordinary Lies, penned by BAFTA and International Emmy-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (Shameless).
Getting to zero and rebuilding for the future: BBC World Service holds a digital conference on Ebola
BBC World Service is spearheading a global digital conference on Ebola, Getting To Zero And Rebuilding For The Future. On Tuesday 3 March 2015, the one-day event will create an international forum across platforms for audiences - especially those in affected areas - to discuss the continuing outbreak and to ask questions directly to the decision-makers leading the fight against Ebola.
More than half of family doctors say they are expecting to leave the profession early according to a new survey carried out by the BBC’s Inside Out programme.
On Wednesday 4 March, BBC Four will feature an exclusive in-depth interview with one of the convicted men in the Delhi gang rape which sent shockwaves around the world in December 2012.
BBC Radio 1 today announced that Clara Amfo will join the daytime roster of DJs on Radio 1, becoming the new host of Radio 1’s Live Lounge, presenting the weekday 10am - 1pm show on the network from Monday 25 May. It was also announced that Fearne Cotton, who joined Radio 1 in 2005, will be leaving the station.
CBBC Controller Cheryl Taylor has today announced a fascinating and fun new documentary series called Vote For Me, which will explore and explain the importance and significance of democracy and voting to a young audience.
The DUP requested a meeting with the Director-General of the BBC to raise its concerns about not being included in the leaders’ TV debates to be broadcast across the UK and about wider coverage ahead of the General Election.
In a pioneering development for Somali-language broadcasting, BBC Somali will conduct a social-media question-and-answer session with the EU Ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso. Between 15.00 and 16.30 EAT (12.00-13.30 GMT) on Friday 27 February, the BBC Somali audiences on Facebook and Twitter will have a chance to directly ask the EU representative the most pressing questions to do with the EU involvement in Somalia, including politics, security, economy and development.
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