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BBC Radio 4 Extra is revamping its comedy output, with Kiri Pritchard Mc-Lean taking over hosting duties for Newsjack and a new presenting line-up for Comedy Club that includes Angela Barnes and Jake Yapp.
Little Mix, BTS, The 1975, Charli XCX, HRVY and a Hollywood All-Star line-up including Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Emma Stone and Benedict Cumberbatch are set to host their own hour long shows on BBC Radio 1 this Christmas Day with festivities starting from 10am.
Tess Daly is to swap the Strictly dance floor for The Spotlight, a TV talent competition which sees a brand new boy band pitted against an all-girl group. The Spotlight is a fictional talent competition featured in new CBBC comedy drama, Almost Never.
BBC Scotland is treating its audiences to a selection box of television and radio goodies which includes the return of a comedy favourite for a Hogmanay special.
BBC Three and World of Wonder announced today that a UK version of the award-winning global hit RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming to the channel in 2019.
Exciting changes are set for the United Kingdom’s Eurovision song selection show as a brand new location and format details are revealed for Eurovision: You Decide.
BBC One and Mammoth Screen today announced that Emmy and Bafta-winner Sean Bean (Broken, Game Of Thrones, Lord Of The Rings) will be joining the cast of the epic drama World On Fire by multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker (Eric And Ernie, Blackpool).
At the start of 2019, a year of potentially momentous change for the United Kingdom, Neil MacGregor explores how five major countries see Britain through the prism of historical events, cultural influences and objects.
Playlisters (w/t), the brand new music game that’s guaranteed to get viewers on their feet and shouting at the telly, is coming to BBC One in 2019.
Winterwatch will return to BBC Two next year, broadcasting live from a new location in the wildest landscape of the UK - the Cairngorms National Park - which is to be the new, year-round home for The Watches.
Rachel Johnson and her father Stanley, singer-turned-farmer JB Gill, broadcaster Stuart Maconie and actress Shobna Gulati are among the famous faces lacing up their walking boots to explore England’s most scenic riverbanks.
Adventurer Leon McCarron dreamed about going to the Arctic since he was a child. Now he has the chance to retrace the epic 1856 voyage of one of his great heroes, and international celebrity, Lord Dufferin.
Radio 4 presents the world premiere of Alexander Mackendrick’s Mary Queen of Scots featuring Glenda Jackson
Narration from multi award-winning actor Glenda Jackson; Bafta Breakthrough Brit director, Hope Dickson Leach; and a performance from rising star, Ellie Bamber - late film director Alexander Mackendrick’s unmade movie Mary Queen of Scots airs on Radio 4 on Saturday 8 December.
New Radio 4 programmes explore the extraordinary contemporary creativity of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland; and the political significance of arts and culture whilst looking ahead to changing times.
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.
With 2018 marking a brand new era for Doctor Who it is only right that 2019 kicks off in spectacular style.
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.
BBC Wales announces the re-commission of the popular comedy series Tourist Trap.
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.
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.
Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated First World War archive feature film They Shall Not Grow Old (pictured) and classic BBC comedy series Blackadder Goes Forth lead a range of remembrance programming that will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer this Sunday, to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.
The BBC will be launching the Beyond Fake News project on 12 November with the release of findings from original BBC research into how and why disinformation is shared.
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