The BBC and partners today unveiled the BBC micro:bit - a pocket-sized, codeable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. In the BBC’s most ambitious education initiative for 30 years, up to 1 million devices will be given to every 11 or 12 year-old child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK, for free.
BBC One brings Agatha Christie’s married couple Tommy and Tuppence to life in two new adventures told over six episodes.
A Song For Jenny is the true story of Julie Nicholson's response to her daughter Jenny’s murder in the July 7th bombing at Edgware Road tube station. Starring Emily Watson as Julie, A Song For Jenny details the dramatic and profound impact of violence on one woman and a family.
Created and written by Tony Saint (Margaret Thatcher: Long Walk To Finchley, Strike Back) and directed by Farren Blackburn (Luther, The Fades, The Musketeers), The Interceptor is a gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals.
This summer the world’s elite women footballers will come together to compete in the FIFA Women’s World Cup – and for the first time ever the BBC is bringing audiences full coverage of this hotly anticipated event.
From the end of May, BBC Arts celebrates The Genius Of British Cinema in a season of documentaries, films and events across BBC Two, BBC Four, Radio 4, Radio 5 Live, BBC iPlayer and online at bbc.co.uk/arts.
You’re 28 years old and the last thing you’re expecting is to be diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. When you’re 18 months married to a man you’re crazy about. When you’re right in the middle of things. When all you want is for your life to continue just the way it was going, in the order you had planned it. Then there it is.
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