BBC Radio 3 is to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March, championing the talents and creativity of women who have written music throughout the centuries.
BBC Radio 2 will be entertaining the nation with a range of programming in the coming months – including a pop-up DAB radio service dedicated to Country music, a new comedy series from Susan Calman, an EastEnders Friday Night Is Music Night special and much much more.
Now in its third year, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra’s annual Tectonics festival will see a line-up which includes the critically acclaimed saxophonist Peter Brötzmann, harpist Rhodri Davies and Hungarian black-metal vocalist Attila Csihar descend on Glasgow’s City Halls and Old Fruitmarket from 1 to 3 May 2015.
Laura Aikman (Waterloo Road, The Job Lot) is to star in Bluestone 42, the critically acclaimed BBC Three comedy following the lives, loves and adventures of a fictional bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan.
Fresh BBC News app makes it even easier for audiences to interact with Welsh language news and features
The BBC has unveiled its newly designed, free BBC News app for iOS and Android devices, providing instant access to the BBC’s expert news coverage and breaking news alerts in the UK and around the world. The new app now includes Welsh language news and features, making it easier for audiences to access Welsh language content.
BBC Radio 6 Music has today announced that the 6 Music Festival 2015 will take place on Tyneside on Friday 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February with an incredible line-up of artists including Sleater-Kinney, Mogwai, The War on Drugs, Interpol, The Fall, Hot Chip, Royal Blood, Kate Tempest, The Charlatans, Gaz Coombes, British Sea Power, Jon Hopkins, Maximo Park, Neneh Cherry, Young Fathers, Jungle, Jamie T, Gruff Rhys and many more set to perform by night at the three-day event.
The BBC World Service is on the hunt for aspiring bilingual journalists from all over the UK to apply for a new training scheme – Future Voices – being launched this year.
BBC Wales’ plans to relocate to Cardiff city centre have taken another major step forward today with the announcement of the conditional sale of Broadcasting House and Tŷ Oldfield in Llandaff to Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest residential developers.
One of Scotland¹s most experienced TV executives, Gaynor Holmes, has been appointed as the Head of Drama for BBC Scotland.
The BBC today introduced BBC Taster, a space to develop its latest ideas for digital content and emerging technology. Taster will feature early and experimental concepts from across TV, Radio and Online, enabling the BBC to explore the future of content with audiences and offer them something completely new to try, rate and share.
Following on from the success of BBC iPlayer exclusive content in 2014, Victoria Jaye, Head of TV Content for BBC iPlayer, has today announced 16 titles to kick off 2015.
BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw today announced that global superstar and seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015. The Radio 1 Breakfast Show host made the announcement live on air this morning, revealing that Norwich will host Radio 1’s annual flagship event on 23 and 24 May.
Text content from the BBC Ukrainian website bbc.ua is now available on Zik.ua, the online portal of the Ukrainian news agency and TV channel, Zik. Thanks to a syndication agreement between BBC World Service and Zik.ua portal, visitors to Zik.ua now see news stories in Ukrainian and Russian from the BBC Ukrainian website.
The BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ competition, now in its 17th year, today begins its search for the UK’s brightest young composers, aged 12 to 18.
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