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BBC and National Theatre of Scotland project Scenes For Survival flourishes further with move to iPlayer
Acclaimed Scottish theatre project Scenes for Survival - created by the National Theatre of Scotland in response to the Covid-19 outbreak - is to go into a new phase with episodes being showcased on BBC iPlayer, starting with a new drama starring Alan Cumming.
The BBC Philharmonic is set to release The Music Room: Reflecting Beethoven, a filmed online in-conversation series hosted by Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber that begins by exploring each of Beethoven’s nine symphonies.
As Pride events are unable to take place due to lockdown restrictions, Culture in Quarantine is celebrating the LGBTQ+ community with several new works.
Tony Hall, Director General of the BBC, outlines future commitment to arts following Culture In Quarantine
The BBC will broadcast the first performances from The Royal Opera House since lockdown as well as performances from other top opera houses that have had to cancel performances due to Coronavirus, in an extension of the Culture in Quarantine programme.
BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Asian Network have launched Words First alongside BBC Arts and Contains Strong Language Festival, aiming to discover the best emerging spoken word artists from across the UK.
Drama lovers all over the land have something to celebrate. As part of BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine, which aims to continue to bring culture into the homes of audiences during lockdown, BBC Arts, the Lyric Theatre, BBC Northern Ireland - with support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland - are collaborating on some new theatre commissions from Northern Ireland.
25 new works of literary, musical, visual, sonic, and performance arts themed around lockdown announced as part of Culture In Quarantine - launched by Jonty Claypole, Director of BBC Arts, at the beginning of lockdown.
BBC Arts has commissioned Cactus TV to make a six-part series for BBC Two celebrating the joy of reading. Between The Covers (6 x 30’), hosted by Sara Cox, will feature some of our best known personalities chatting about their favourite books in a funny and warm-hearted half hour - a book club just for BBC Two.
BBC Arts and The WOW Foundation have today announced a partnership, as part of the BBC Arts Culture In Quarantine initiative, to curate a brand new digital WOW festival online.
Leading musicians including Mitsuko Uchida, Mark Padmore, Iestyn Davies to perform and broadcast live to the nation.
BBC Arts and Radio 3 ask the nation to Get Creative, forming the BBC Lockdown Orchestra to play You Got The Love
Public to perform and sing on track with BBC Orchestras, BBC Singers and the Ulster Orchestra as part of a UK-wide performance for Get Creative festival.
Bernardine Evaristo, Neil Gaiman, Marian Keyes, Maggie O’Farrell, Sir Tim Rice and Robert Webb confirmed for virtual book festival Friday 8 - Sunday 10 May.
Dracula, Taboo, Doctor Foster, The Kumars at No.42, My Family and more box sets coming to BBC iPlayer following its most popular day ever
The BBC is bringing a number of new box sets back to iPlayer to help keep people entertained as people in the UK remain under lockdown, including the recent hit supernatural drama Dracula and the Tom Hardy-starring Taboo, as well as popular comedies The Kumars at No.42 and My Family.
In this new single-documentary film about one of the greatest comedians of all time, friends and family, colleagues and critics reveal insight into the real Peter Sellers. Alongside interviews with his daughters Sarah and Victoria, famous fans such as Michael Palin, Steve Coogan and Hanif Kureishi lend their thoughts on what Peter Sellers meant to them.
Featuring Killing Eve creator Luke Jennings, a celebration of Anne Brontë's life and a discussion on how we might control the spread of diseases and fake news.
BBC Radio 4’s flagship arts programme Front Row will broadcast performances by concert pianist Víkingur Ólafsson - the show’s Artist in Residence - during lockdown as part of the Culture in Quarantine initiative.
BBC Arts has announced further programming for Culture In Quarantine, a virtual festival of the arts rooted in the experience of national lockdown.
BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four unveiled classical music content on radio, TV and online, as part of the cross-arts, cross-platform, BBC Arts festival, Culture In Quarantine.
BBC Arts today announced further programming for Culture In Quarantine, a virtual festival of the arts rooted in the experience of national lockdown, with more to be announced over the coming weeks.
Acclaimed film director Sam Mendes to feature in Life Cinematic, a new series of television specials from BBC Arts
Sam Mendes: Life Cinematic is on BBC Four on Thursday 30 January.
The BBC today unveiled further programming as part of a year-long pan-BBC season, Beethoven Unleashed, to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of the world’s most-loved composers.
The BBC has today unveiled a three-part plan designed to significantly improve representation of - and opportunities for - disabled people on and off air.
BBC panel aims to spark debate on the novels that shaped our world with the reveal of their 100 page-turners
Tying into the BBC’s year-long celebration of literature, a BBC-assembled expert panel of six leading British writers, curators and critics today reveal a list of 100 English language titles that have shaped their world.
BBC Arts announces ambitious new slate of programmes across TV, Radio and Digital, with a special focus on the visual arts
Jonty Claypole, Director of Arts, BBC, has unveiled details of new programming from BBC Arts, with a focus on the visual arts. With new series offering unique access, presented by world-class experts and new talent; a collection of revealing biographies shining a light on the mavericks and masters of visual arts; and programming with different perspectives and insights.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, BBC Four has announced four new films that address and discuss the surrounding circumstances that led to the end of the Cold War and the fall of the wall.
Welsh writer Jo Lloyd wins the 2019 BBC National Short Story Award with ‘timeless’ and ‘deeply tender’ story influenced by Brexit, social division and folklore.
BBC and Arts Council England announce the first tranche of 76 innovative short films (up to five minutes) and audio works (up to 15 minutes) chosen as part of their talent development scheme, New Creatives.
Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor, BBC Four, announced a new Christmas ghost story from Mark Gatiss alongside a fakery season from BBC Arts, a new Ken Burns epic on Country Music, a poignant, slow TV piece from the Greenland arctic and the second part of Charles I boxset history.
In this new, unique arts series Secrets of the Museum (6x60') from BBC Arts by Blast! Films for BBC Two, viewers will be invited into a hidden world: behind the scenes at the world famous museum of art, design and performance, the V&A.
BBC Arts announces a year-long celebration of literature, with new programming across BBC TV, radio and online, as well as a festival in partnership with libraries and reading groups around the UK.
Top comedy, arts, drama, books, virtual reality and music - as well as showcases for new talent - will be at the heart of BBC Arts’ offer bringing the Edinburgh Festivals to audiences everywhere in 2019 across TV, radio and online.
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