This weekend BBC Radio 2 will be marking the 50th anniversary of a momentous meeting between Elvis Presley and the young pretenders of pop, The Beatles, with a weekend of special programming including the Official Top 50 best-selling UK Singles ‘Elvis Vs The Beatles’ Chart, as compiled exclusively for BBC Radio 2 by the Official Charts Company.
Kim Shillinglaw announces ambitious range of new programmes across drama, comedy and factual for BBC Two
Speaking today at the Edinburgh Television Festival, Kim Shillinglaw, Controller of BBC Two and BBC Four, talks about her first year at the helm of BBC Two and announces a wide range of new titles, which demonstrate her ambition for the channel.
Sir Terry Wogan and London cabbie Mason McQueen are on a food trip around the UK, seeking out weird and wonderful regional British cuisine and discovering how our tastes have changed over the years.
The Official Top 50 best-selling UK Singles of Elvis and The Beatles were revealed today in a chart countdown across the day on BBC Radio 2, as part of a weekend of special programming to mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most momentous meetings in music between the rock and roll titans.
Michael Palin and Maxine Peake top the list as the CBeebies Storytime app sees over four million stories downloaded this summer
The BBC today announced that its CBeebies Storytime app, which launched a new library feature in June, has seen over four million stories downloaded over the summer holidays.
Interview with Saba Douglas-Hamilton
Tony Grisoni (Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Southcliffe, The Red Riding Trilogy, The Unloved) adapts this unique thriller from one of Britain’s foremost fantasy writers. China Miéville, three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award, published The City And The City in 2009 to dazzling acclaim, drawing comparisons with Kafka, Orwell and Philip K Dick.
"Unmissable day" ahead as BBC Wales prepares to broadcast Cardiff Half Marathon live for first time on TV
BBC Wales has announced that it will be televising the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday, 4 October for the first time, bringing both live coverage and highlights from the day’s events, adding to the live coverage already planned for BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru and Online.
The final two contestants for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing have been confirmed as Kirsty Gallacher and Iwan Thomas who join the star-studded cast of 2015. Kirsty and Iwan were revealed live in The One Show studio this evening, joining presenters Alex Jones and Adil Ray on the famous green sofa.
The BBC is delighted to announce it is partnering with Battersea Arts Centre and Arts Council England in a collaboration with independent theatre-makers from across England and bringing them together to create five pieces of genre-busting theatre for BBC Four and iPlayer.
Today, at the Edinburgh Television Festival Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor, BBC Four announced a major new commission for the channel - The UK’s Best Part-time Band, a nationwide search for the best non-professional bands in this country.
Speaking today at the Edinburgh TV Festival, Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor of BBC Four, announced a wide range of ambitious and distinctive new titles.
Actor Helen George is the 13th celebrity to be confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2015. The news was confirmed at the Edinburgh TV Festival today by Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One. Helen is best known for playing the role of Nurse Trixie Franklin in popular BBC One drama Call The Midwife.
BBC Radio 1Xtra today announced that A.Dot will join the daytime roster of DJs on 1Xtra, becoming the new host of the station’s weekday afternoon show (1-4pm). It was also announced that Sarah-Jane Crawford, who currently hosts the slot, will be leaving 1Xtra to begin a special project in Los Angeles.
This autumn, the world’s greatest rugby union teams will meet in England and Wales to compete in the Rugby World Cup 2015 - and the BBC will bring extensive live radio, online and digital coverage throughout the tournament, which kicks off with England v Fiji on Friday 18 September.
Speaking at the Edinburgh Television Festival, Damian Kavanagh, Controller of BBC Three, outlined his vision for BBC Three as plans to reinvent it as an online service in January 2016 progress.
Charlotte Moore highlights BBC One's record-breaking year and distinctive new commissions at Edinburgh TV Festival
Controller of BBC One, Charlotte Moore, has today announced a range of new commissions for the channel.
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