TV contacts

  • Access services

    Daniel Levy

    Responsible for: Subtitling, signing and audio description of programmes

    020 849 55381 

    Office hours: 9.30-5.30

    daniel.levy@ericsson.com

    rbm.uk.as.programme.materials@ericsson.com


    Dominic Mansi

    Responsible for: Subtitling, signing and audio description of programmes

    020 8495 5378

    Office hours: 9.30-5.30

    dominic.mansi@ericsson.com

    rbm.uk.as.programme.materials@ericsson.com

  • Acquisitions delivery (non-Children's)

    Sharon Maitland

    Manager, Technical Operations

    Responsible for: Programme Delivery for Acquisitions (non-CBBC)

    020 8225 6270

    sharon.maitland@bbc.co.uk

    Office hours: 8.30-4.30

     

    See the acquisitions page for more information about their editorial needs.

  • Archives

    Claire Coss

    Head of Archives

    BBC Archives

    claire.coss@bbc.co.uk

  • BBC Three short-form delivery

    Responsible for: short-form content delivery for BBC Three. 

    BBCThreeShortFormDelivery@bbc.co.uk

    BBC Three media shuttle

    Please see the BBC Three short-form delivery page for further information.

    Please note BBC Three longform linear content (ie that may be broadcast on BBC One and Two) tends to be delivered via the standard BBC delivery processes and contacts as outlined on the delivery timeline.

  • Broadcast and Media Services Lines Record

    Responsible for: booking lines recording to the broadcaster’s playout server

    Open 24/7

    For bookings/updates:

    RBM_GB_MM_Lines@ericsson.com

    0208 495 4804

    When ready to begin line-up for all programmes delivered via lines feeds call:

    BBC Central Control Area

    020 800 80600

    When ready to playout programme for a lines record call:

    Red Bee Lines Record team

    020 849 59740 or 07733 111305

    Please also alert BBCTVPlayoutEditors@bbc.co.uk and BBCTVPlayoutPlanners@bbc.co.uk for changes after normal office hours.

    Within normal office hours please liaise with relevant BBC delivery contact.

  • Children's acquisitions and animation delivery

    Responsible for: CBeebies and CBBC programme delivery for acquired programmes.

    Please note Gill is unable to accept unsolicited programme ideas in any form and queries unrelated to the delivery of contracted BBC programmes will not receive a response.

    gill.biddle@bbc.co.uk

    Visit the Children's acquisitions page to find out more about the latest editorial steers and contact info. 

  • Children's media hub

    Responsible for: Cbeebies and CBBC programme delivery for non aquired independent productions, inhouse and BBC Studios. See above for Children’s acquisitions and indie animation contacts.

    BBC Studios and independent production queries: 0161 836 0605

    Inhouse production queries: 0161 836 0703

    childrens.mediahub@bbc.co.uk

  • Child protection and safeguarding team

  • Compliance

    Compliance on BBC One and BBC Three

    020 361 42156


    Compliance on BBC Two and BBC Four

    07912583696


    Out of hours advice (for indies, via the commissioning executive)

    Editorial policy: 0208 008 1819

    Duty lawyer: 020 8008 2200 or 020 8008 2220

     


    Online short-form (clip) compliance

    shortformvideoteam@bbc.co.uk


     I&RP Ofcom compliance form queries

    i&rpofcomcompliance@bbc.co.uk 

  • Content Delivery Operations

    For problems with file uploads

    Open 24/7

    contentdeliveryoperations@bbc.co.uk

    0161 335 6002

  • Current operations (Archive)

    Responsible for: providing tape management and handling services 

    Office hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm Mondays to Fridays

    (020) 800 81680

    archivescurrentoperations@bbc.co.uk

    If you require access to tapes from the BBC Archive Centre during the weekends please email archivescustomessupport@bbc.co.uk or call 02 22545 (020 8862 2545).

    The BBC Archive Centre at Perivale remains open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and 9.30am to 5.30pm at weekends and on Bank Holidays.

  • Diversity

    See the Diversity page of the production handbook.

  • Editorial policy

    Editorial Policy Duty Advisor

    (0208) 008 1819

  • English regions

    Isabelle Hutchins

    Programming Business Affairs Co-ordinator

    First point of contact for independent producers.

    0121 567 62 51

    isabelle.hutchins@bbc.co.uk


    Stuart Thomas

    Head of Programming England

    BBC Nottingham, London Road, NG2 4UU

    0115 902 1830

    stuart.thomas@bbc.co.uk


    Jane French 

    Senior News Editor, Factual: South region

    Southampton Broadcasting House, Havelock Road, Southampton, SO14 7PU

    02380 226201

    ingrid.kelly@bbc.co.uk


    Sam Smith 

    Senior News Editor, Factuall: South West region

    Plymouth Broadcasting House, Seymour Road, Mannamead, Plymouth, PL3 5BD

    01752 229201

    sam.smith@bbc.co.uk


    Dippy Chaudhary 

    Senior News Editor, Factual : BBC London

    BBC Brock House 3rd Floor, 19 Langham Street, W1A 1AA

    020 7580 4468

    dippy.chaudhary@bbc.co.uk


    Maggie Latham

    Senior News Editor, Factual: West region

    BBC Bristol Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2LR

    0117 9732211

    maggie.latham@bbc.co.uk


    Vince Rogers

    Senior News Editor, Factual: South East region

    The Great Hall, Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1QQ

    01892 670000

    vince.rogers@bbc.co.uk


    Anthony Bartram

    Acting Senior News Editor, Factual: East Midlands region

    Nottingham Broadcasting Centre, London Road, Nottingham, NG2 4UU

    0115 955 0500

    anthony.bartram@bbc.co.uk


    Dave Hart

    Senior News Editor, Factual: West Midlands region

    BBC Birmingham Broadcasting Centre, The Mailbox, Royal Mail Street, Birmingham, B1 1RF

    0121 567 6767

    dave.hart@bbc.co.uk


    Diana Hare

    Senior News Editor, Factual : East region

    The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF

    01603 619331

    diana.hare@bbc.co.uk


    Jacqui Hodgson 

    Senior News Editor, Factual: North East and Cumbria region

    BBC Broadcasting Centre, Barrack Road, Fenham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE99 2NE

    0191 244 1243

    jacqui.hodgson@bbc.co.uk


    Deborah Van Bishop 

    Senior News Editor, Factual: North West region

    BBC Media City, Quay House, M50 2QH

    0161 335 6000

    deborah.van.bishop@bbc.co.uk


    Nicola Addyman

    Senior News Editor, Factual : Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Humberside region

    BBC Broadcasting Centre, 2 St Peter's Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH

    0113 244 1188

    nicola.addyman@bbc.co.uk

  • EPG unit

    Responsible for: supply of billings to Digital TV and the BBC's Programmes pages

    TV enquiries: epg.television@ericsson.com

    General enquiries: epg.unit@ericsson.com

    020 8008 0351/2/3

    Out of office hours: 6.30am - Midnight on weekdays and all day weekends - 020 8008 0109

  • Heads of funding

    Matthew Travers

    Head of Funding and Commercial, entertainment and comedy

    matthew.travers@bbc.co.uk


    Craig Holleworth

    Head of Funding and Commercial - drama, films and acquisitions

    craig.holleworth@bbc.co.uk


    David Pembrey

    Head of Funding and Commercial - factual and daytime

    david.pembrey@bbc.co.uk

  • Indie delivery unit: programme delivery

    Rebecca Chapman

    Indie Delivery Manager

    03030807280 

    rebecca.chapman@bbc.co.uk


    Jo Gudgeon

    Programme Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: factual programme deliveries for independent producers

    03030814088 

    jo.gudgeon@bbc.co.uk


    Helen Whitcher

    Programme Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: drama, comedy and BBC One documentary programme delivery for independent producers

    030 3080 6181

    helen.whitcher@bbc.co.uk


    Tom Rogers

    Programme Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: entertainment programme deliveries for independent producers

    03030811128

    tom.rogers@bbc.co.uk


    Michael Vick

    Programme Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: factual programme deliveries for independent producers

    03030803133

    michael.vick@bbc.co.uk


    Silvermouse queries: please see the Silvermouse section

  • Indie business delivery contacts

    Candice Nichols

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for factual and daytime - current affairs

    020 3164 7525 

    candice.nichols@bbc.co.uk


    Heri Chiragi

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for factual and daytime - popular factual and factual entertainment, documentaries, daytime

    heri.chiragi@bbc.co.uk


    Virginia Acero

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for factual and daytime - daytime and popular factual and factual entertainment

    02036143784

    virginia.acero@bbc.co.uk


    Maxine Taylor  

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for factual and daytime - current affairs, popular factual and factual entertainment, documentaries

    0303 0819021

    maxine.taylor@bbc.co.uk


    Joanne Bradberry

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for comedy and entertainment

    joanne.bradberry@bbc.co.uk


    Rachel Hales

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for drama, film and acquisitions

    0208 752 5014

    rachel.hales@bbc.co.uk


    Gillian Scribbins

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: Delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for drama, film and acquisitions

    0303 083 3379

    gillian.scribbins@bbc.co.uk


    Ruth Sanders

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for drama, film and acquisitions

    0203 614 7526

    ruth.sanders@bbc.co.uk 


    Martha O'Sullivan

    Business Affairs Assistant

    Responsible for: Delivery items from indies (as specified in delivery schedule) for factual and daytime - science, history and business, BBC Three, Storyville. natural history

    020 3164 2921

    martha.osullivan@bbc.co.uk

  • International unit

    Joyce Harley

    Responsible for: events and live programme distribution, coordination of UK programme feeds for independent producers and all international feeds.

    020 8756 1984

    international.unit@bbc.co.uk

    Website: bbc.co.uk/international

  • ITACU (Interactive technical advice and contracts unit)

    Responsible for: providing guidance and sign off for the use of competitions, voting and awards within BBC content for both inhouse and independent productions.

    ITACU@bbc.co.uk

    020 8 008 5384

  • Music copyright delivery

    Martin Dingle

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: music clearance for drama and childrens content.

    0303 081 7385

    martin.dingle@bbc.co.uk


    Daniel Neale

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: music clearance for factual content.

    0303 081 2211

    daniel.neale@bbc.co.uk


    Maddie Hennessy

    Business Affairs Executive

    Responsible for: music clearance for comedy, entertainment, music documentaries

    07712 389517

    maddie.hennessy@bbc.co.uk

     

  • Music reporting unit

    Responsible for: Delivery of music usage data to the music copyright societies

    020 8752 4349

    music.reporting-unit@bbc.co.uk

  • Network booking agency

    Responsible for: booking lines for live, lines to air and lines recording between the originating source and the broadcaster’s Playout facility

    Open 24/7

    9am to 10pm Monday to Friday

    9am to 7.30pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

    network.bookings@bbc.co.uk

    0138 642 0040

  • Northern Ireland comissioning

    Peter Johnston

    Director, BBC Northern Ireland

    Responsible for: TV and Radio, all genres

    BBC Northern Ireland, Broadcasting House, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HQ


    Steve Carson

    Head of BBC Northern Ireland Productions

    steve.carson@bbc.co.uk


    Lindsay Bradbury

    Commissioning Editor, Factual Features and Formats and Factual Commissioning Executive for Northern Ireland

    020 361 42136

    lindsay.bradbury@bbc.co.uk

    All proposals need to be submitted through BBC Pitch to the Genre Controller or Commissioner, or Strand Head.


    Alison Denvir

    Senior Rights and Business Affairs Manager, BBC Scotland and Northern Ireland

    alison.denvir@bbc.co.uk


    Susan Lovell

    Head of Local Television, BBC Northern Ireland

    Responsible for: lead in local commissioning for all local non-news output across Television for Independents and In-House

    susan.lovell@bbc.co.uk


    Sarah Stack

    Senior Script Executive, BBC Northern Ireland Drama

    sarah.stack@bbc.co.uk

    For all Northern Ireland proposals and e-commissioning queries please contact Bronagh Taylor

    (028) 90 338845

    bronagh.taylor@bbc.co.uk


    Stephen Wright

    Head of Drama, BBC Northern Ireland

    Assistant: Bronagh Taylor, (028) 90 338845

    stephen.wright@bbc.co.uk

    For all Northern Ireland proposals and e-commissioning queries please contact bronagh.taylor@bbc.co.uk


    Kathleen Magee

    Rights and Business Affairs Manager, Northern Ireland Factual

    kathleen.magee@bbc.co.uk


    Justin Binding

    Commissioning Executive Producer, Northern Ireland

    Responsible for: running the Commissioning Process for BBC Northern Ireland, managing the development slate and acting as the first point of contact for all independent companies

    justin.binding@bbc.co.uk

  • Northern Ireland delivery

    Bronagh Taylor

    Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: Northern Ireland Programme Delivery for independent producers

    028 9033 8985

    bronagh.taylor@bbc.co.uk


    Zoë Robinson

    Business Affairs Executive

    028 9033 8875

    zoe.robinson@bbc.co.uk


    Susan Carson

    Business Affairs Executive

    028 9033 8982

    susan.carson@bbc.co.uk

  • Open University delivery and publicity

    Diane Morris

    Senior Broadcast Project Manager, Broadcast and Partnerships

    01908 655227

    diane.morris@open.ac.uk


    Steve Morris

    Information and Recorded Materials Manager (IRM)

    Broadcast and Partnerships team
    Level 1, Perry Building
    The Open University
    Walton Hall
    Milton Keynes
    MK7 6AA

    019808 655301

    steve.morris@open.ac.uk


    James Hardy

    Head of External Communications, OU Communications

    01908 6552744

    james.hardy@open.ac.uk

     

     

  • Picture publicity

    Responsible for: all aspects of the creation and distribution of promotional images in connection with the transmission of licence fee funded TV, radio, online output and other BBC activity

    020 8225 6800

    BBCPictureDesk@bbc.co.uk

    Office hours: 9.30-5.30 Mondays - Fridays with 24/7 Digital Picture Service for UK media

  • Playout editor

    Responsible for: technical enquiries affecting immediate (defined as “on the day”) delivery/playout for transmission

    Open 24/7

    BBCTVPlayoutEditors@bbc.co.uk.

    0208 495 5001

  • Playout planning

    Responsible for handling billings forms

    BBCTVPlayoutPlanners@bbc.co.uk

    Office hours: 9.00-5.30 Mondays - Fridays

  • Press office

    020 7765 5900

    press.office@bbc.co.uk

    The BBC Press office can also be contacted via the online form on the BBC Media Centre website.  

  • Programme websites

    Indie programme pages (programme website) team: indieprogrammepages@bbc.co.uk

    Short-form video team: shortformvideoteam@bbc.co.uk

  • Pronunciation research unit

    020 361 44700

    pronunciation@bbc.co.uk

    Please note: this service is for the use of BBC staff and those making BBC programmes only. If you have a comment or complaint about the BBC please visit the BBC Complaints website.

  • Red Button

    Louise Burrluck 

    Editorial Manager, Red Button

    07393757905

    louise.burrluck@bbc.co.uk


    Tom Williams

    Head of Programming, BBC iPlayer and Red Button

    07714412829

    tom.williams@bbc.co.uk


    Richard Hassall

    Red Button Scheduler

    Responsible for: scheduling Red Button services including stream allocation, bridge links, triggers and Red Button+ promos

    030 3081 4452

    richard.hassall@bbc.co.uk


    Rebecca Bradshaw

    Red Button Media Planner

    Responsible for: scheduling Red Button services including stream allocation, bridge links and triggers

    030 3080 4872

    rebecca.bradshaw@bbc.co.uk


    Siobhan McCarron

    Red Button Brand Marketing Manager

    020 8008 1188

    siobhan.mccarron@bbc.co.uk


    Duty Playout Editor

    020 8495 5104             

    020 8495 9740

    RBM_GB_bbctvplayoutdirectors@ericsson.com


    FM Central Editorial Platforms

    0161 335 8707

    0161 335 8708

    centraleditorialplatforms@bbc.co.uk

  • Rights, legal and business affairs

    Mike Griffiths

    Head of Business Affairs, London Commissioning

    mike.griffiths@bbc.co.uk


    Jessica Yelas

    Head of Legal and Business Affairs, BBC North (Children's)

    jessica.yelas@bbc.co.uk


    Alison Denvir

    Head of Rights and Business Affairs, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    alison.denvir@bbc.co.uk


    Donna Gomes

    Head of Legal and Business Affairs, Wales

    donna.gomes@bbc.co.uk


    Jo Korn

    Head of Rights, BBC Rights Legal and Business Affairs

    jo.korn@bbc.co.uk

  • Re-edits, re-versions and UIDs - BBC Studios contacts

    BBC One

    Sarah Millen

    sarah.millen03@bbc.co.uk

    BBC Two

    Kirsten Bowden

    kirsten.bowden@bbc.co.uk

    BBC Three (UIDs)

    Sarah Stokes

    sarah.stokes1@bbc.co.uk

    BBC Three (new versions)

    Tessa Lashmar

    tessa.lashmar02@bbc.co.uk

    BBC Four

    Vicky Eck

    vicky.eck@bbc.co.uk

    Daytime

    Nandish Pankhania

    nandish.pankhania@bbc.co.uk

     

    Please note: independent suppliers should contact the Indie Delivery Unit for UIDs and new version numbers. Suppliers of BBC Children’s content should contact the Childrens’s MediaHub

  • Satellite bookings

    Responsible for: Coordination of satellite or circuit feeds

    020 8576 0086

    satbookings@bbc.co.uk

  • Scotland commissioning

    Please see the Scotland pages of the About the BBC website for commissioning information and contacts. 

  • Scotland delivery

    Please see the Scotland pages of the About the BBC website for delivery contacts and information.

  • Silvermouse

    For technical support please contact silvermousehelpdesk@silvermouse.com

    Independent production companies with non-technical support queries including rejection of submitted forms should contact: the Indie Delivery Unit or the Children’s Media Hub.

    Non-technical support queries from BBC Studios should be directed to: silvermouse.support@bbc.co.uk.

  • Technical delivery

    For all technical questions relating to file delivery, Live or Close to Transmission programmes.

    Andy Quested

    Head of Technology, BBC HD and 3D

    BBC Technology Distribution and Archive

    andy.quested@bbc.co.uk


    Alan Sherman

    Head of Technology Vision Productions

    BBC Technology Distribution and Archive

    alan.sherman@bbc.co.uk

  • Television and Media Operations (TMO)

    Simon Goretzki

    Head of BBC Television and Media Operations

    Responsible for: advising on, and receiving, short-form clips for delivery alongside programmes

    020 8752 4995

    Late edits/fixes team: 

    DLTVMediaOpsLateEdits@bbc.co.uk

    Short-form video team:

    ShortFormVideoTeam@bbc.co.uk

  • Wales commissioning

    Rhodri Talfan Davies

    Director, BBC Wales

    BBC Wales, Llantristant Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2YQ


    Alison Denvir

    Head of Commercial, Rights and Business Affairs, Nations

    alison.denvir@bbc.co.uk

    07590306838


    Ifer Arch

    Business Affairs Manager

    Responsible for: Programme delivery for Independent Producers for Wales

    0303 0818235

    ifer.arch@bbc.co.uk

  • Wales delivery

    Jane Roberts

    Delivery Co-ordinator

    Responsible for: Programme delivery for Independent Producers in Wales

    02920 322872

    jane.roberts@bbc.co.uk