BBC response to the National Audit Office’s report: Investigation into the BBC's engagement with personal service companies
We acknowledge the NAO's review which outlines the history of the BBC's engagement with freelancers, particularly those engaged through personal service companies (PSCs).
Funny Firsts - BBC Scotland showcases a multi-platform collection of new comedy on TV, radio and iPlayer
Showcasing Scottish comedy talent across TV, Radio and iPlayer, BBC Scotland presents Funny Firsts - a month of multi-platform experimental comedy from late November featuring talent including Robert Florence, Fern Brady, Ashley Storrie, Larry Dean and Des Clarke, amongst others.
Presenters Fearne Cotton and Clara Amfo and performers All Saints, George Ezra, Jess Glynne, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Olly Murs, Tom Odell, Rita Ora and Sir Rod Stewart will take to the stage for a spectacular night of entertainment in Children in Need Rocks 2018 coming to BBC One, 15 November at 8.30pm.
With 2018 marking a brand new era for Doctor Who it is only right that 2019 kicks off in spectacular style.
BBC Young Reporter invites young people across the country to take part in competition as part of new initiative.
This December, BBC One will be taking viewers inside The Recording Studio (w/t), for a new two-part series that captures the laughter, tears and nervous anticipation as ordinary people step into a world-class studio and record a song with great meaning for them.
Comedian, actor and writer Rob Delaney reads a CBeebies Bedtime Story, which he also signs in Makaton - a first for the much loved show.
BBC Wales announces the re-commission of the popular comedy series Tourist Trap.
Station marks milestone with a tour of Wales and a fun-filled Variety Gala.
Radio 4 has announced an extensive line up of new comedy commissions, with programmes from exciting new talent and well known favourites including Suggs, Bridget Christie, Twayna Mayne, Joe Lycett (pictured), Tom Allen, Rowan Atkinson, Geoff Norcott and Joanna Lumley.
The BBC World Service is holding a series of debates across the world led entirely by questions from the audience. BBC World Questions - an international series of English language events created with the British Council - allows the public to question politicians, leaders and opinion formers directly, face to face.
The BBC has cut out more than half a million items of single-use plastic cutlery since April 2018; is piloting one of the world’s first electric broadcast vehicles as part of a drive to be more environmentally-friendly; and is now purchasing renewable electricity for all major sites.
Viewers are in for an up close and personal encounter with the Kurupt FM crew, as the cast of hit comedy series People Just Do Nothing kidnap them in the BBC’s first-ever comedy virtual reality film.
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