Jools Holland brings his iconic music television show to the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday September 21 2017 to celebrate 25 years, 50 series and over 360 episodes on BBC Two.
Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content and Tom McDonald, BBC Head of Commissioning, Natural History and Specialist Factual, today announce Wild Alaska Live, a major three-part live television event for BBC One, produced by BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit and co-produced by PBS.
Some of CBBC’s biggest stars, including Hacker T Dog, are presenting a live event at Salford Quays on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9 July.
Hugh Grant is to return to British television screens for the first time since the early 1990s as the disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe, who in 1979 was tried but acquitted of conspiring to murder his ex-lover Norman Scott. The 3 x 60 minute production is written by Russell T Davies and directed by Stephen Frears.
BBC Radio 4 has today confirmed the details and broadcast dates for Dame Hilary Mantel’s Reith Lectures as she begins to record them around the UK. The first of her five lectures, exploring the trade of historical fiction, will be recorded tomorrow evening at Halle’s St Peters in Manchester.
Comedy Peter Kay’s Car Share and returning dramas Doctor Who and Line Of Duty captivated BBC iPlayer viewers in April, with the three series making up the entirety of the top ten most-requested episodes.
BBC Radio 6 Music has achieved its highest ever audience figures as digital listening continues to grow across the UK, new data has revealed.
Tamsin Greig, Nico Mirallegro, Kiran Sonia Sawar and Laurie Davidson star alongside Gemma Jones, Neil Morrissey, Tuppence Middleton, Charlotte Hope, Asif Khan, Kingsley Ben-Adir, John Gordon Sinclair and Roshan Seth.
BBC Somali is today launching its first ever poetry award for young women. The contest is open to all women aged 16 to 35 with no restrictions on their level of experience or location. Entries for the award must be an original work of poetry, that is a maximum of 15 lines long and not more than one minute of recording, in Somali language.
Doctor Who fans can pilot the TARDIS on its most exhilarating journey yet as it careers through the depths of the space time vortex in the BBC’s first ever 360 arcade game, Doctor Who Time Vortex 360.
BBC Proms In The Park 2017 will be live from the National Trust property, Castle Coole in County Fermanagh on Saturday 9 September; it was announced this morning.
Emmy-nominated Welsh actor Matthew Rhys is the new voice of BBC Radio Wales, it was announced today.
Written and created by Tony Grounds and made by BBC Studios for BBC One, filming has begun on the third series of Our Girl. With Michelle Keegan (Ordinary Lies, Tina and Bobby) returning as Corporal Georgie Lane, and introducing Shalom Brune-Franklin (Barracuda, Crossing The Border) as Private Maisie Richards.
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