Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster, Save Me, Scott & Bailey) will lead the cast of Gentleman Jack (formerly known as Shibden Hall), in the forthcoming BBC One/HBO drama series created, written and directed by Sally Wainwright (To Walk Invisible, Last Tango In Halifax, Happy Valley).
BBC Monitoring has joined the OpenAthens Federation, further expanding its single-sign-on options for universities and other international organisations who wish to access BBC Monitoring’s broadcast, press and media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide.
The BBC today announces a brand new six-part music series. It will be broadcast live on BBC One this autumn and feature the biggest UK and international music stars.
BBC Three has ordered a second series of critically-acclaimed mockumentary sitcom This Country from BBC Studios, and later this year cameras will return to the Cotswold village of Northleach to further explore the lives of cousins Kerry and Lee ‘Kurtan’ Mucklowe.
BBC Music Introducing in partnership with PRS Foundation brings some of the UK’s best emerging talent to Reeperbahn Festival
BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens tonight announced that BBC Music Introducing - in partnership with PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading funder of new music and talent development - will present four of the hottest new UK artists at Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, for the first time.
The BBC served 24.1 million stream requests during Wimbledon this year via BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer, making it the most streamed Wimbledon to date. The most popular match was Rafa Nadal and Gilles Muller’s 66-game epic with 1.4m requests.
Welsh actress and writer Ruth Jones is to bring a brand new sitcom to Radio Wales in February 2018, while current Summer Nights host Janice Long is to become a permanent part of the evening schedule from September.
The return of Jane Campion's acclaimed series Top Of The Lake will be released as a full series on BBC iPlayer.
BBC Comedy Commissioning and BBC North are delighted to announce the line-up for the 2017 Salford Sitcom Showcase, which takes place on Thursday 27 July. It will also introduce a new bursary scheme for aspiring Northern female character comedians/writers in the memory of the late Caroline Aherne.
BBC News and CBS News announced today a new editorial and newsgathering relationship that will significantly enhance the global reporting capabilities of both organisations. The announcement was made by BBC Director of News and Current Affairs James Harding and CBS News President David Rhodes.
The BBC today announced that Katherine Jenkins, the world-renowned classical singer, is to join the Songs Of Praise team as a main presenter.
Radio 4 today has announced more detail on its new theatre show Opening Night, starting on 5 August. Giving the audience a backstage pass to some of the most innovative, challenging and provocative new theatrical productions around the entire country, Opening Night will broadcast from a new town or city each month.
Tennis fans keen to catch all the action from this weekend's Wimbledon finals are in luck, as today BBC iPlayer has made it even easier for some viewers to restart live BBC programmes, ensuring that even if they’re running late they won’t miss a moment of the drama from centre court.
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