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BBC England focuses commissioning spend on a broader slate and collaborations aimed at young audiences
New music commissions from BBC England to include a brand new collaboration with Radio 1 and 1Xtra, plus BBC England explores new genres with BBC Three.
BBC Cymru Wales and S4C hit drama Keeping Faith/Un Bore Mercher will return for a third and final series, both broadcasters have today confirmed. Fans told to get set for another thrilling series as acting royalty Celia Imrie joins the cast.
John Goodman and Michaela Coel to star in BAFTA-winner Hugo Blick’s thriller Black Earth Rising for BBC Two
Black Earth Rising is a new BBC Two international thriller about the prosecution of international war crimes and the West’s relationship with contemporary Africa written, directed and produced by BAFTA-winner Hugo Blick (The Honourable Woman, The Shadow Line).
Riding high on its multi award-winning programming, critical acclaim and growing share of audience, BBC Two today unveiled a fresh raft of new commissions due to hit the screen over the coming months at an event hosted by Patrick Holland, Controller BBC Two.
Filming of the eighth series of Death in Paradise is underway in Guadeloupe, with Ardal O’Hanlon reprising his role as lead detective DI Jack Mooney alongside Joséphine Jobert (DS Florence Cassell), Tobi Bakare (Officer JP Hooper), Don Warrington (Commissioner Selwyn Patterson) and Elizabeth Bourgine (Catherine Bordey).
Filming has begun in Edinburgh on the second season of Jess Brittain’s (Skins) seductive, university-set psychological thriller Clique for BBC Three.
Olivier-award winning actress Denise Gough will star in Paula, BBC Two’s new revenge thriller by playwright and filmmaker Conor McPherson. She will be joined by Tom Hughes (Victoria, The Game).
BBC One Daytime welcomes Rick Edwards, Juliet Sargeant and Martyn Ashton plus the return of The Hairy Bikers for this Autumn and Winter
Dan McGolpin, Controller for Daytime and Early-Peak, has ordered a range of new programmes to keep the BBC One daytime schedule fresh until the end of the year and beyond.
This December, Radio 4 brings Neil Gaiman’s spellbinding tale Stardust to listeners. To celebrate this new two-part dramatisation by Dirk Maggs, Radio 4 is inviting budding artists and fans alike to create and submit an evocative image that captures the story of Stardust.
Charlotte Moore announces a range of ambitious, high quality commissions that deliver on her promise to innovate and take risks on BBC One, and reflect the diversity of modern Britain.
A new CBBC series, The Zoo (working title), is set to star animals at Paignton Zoo. The world famous BBC Natural History Unit is collaborating with independent kids’ content company, DHX Media to produce the show.
Gaynor Holmes has been appointed Acting Drama Commissioning Editor, Scotland. Based in Glasgow, the role will be at the heart of the BBC drama commissioning team working with newly appointed Piers Wenger, Controller of Drama Commissioning, and closely alongside drama commissioning editors Lucy Richer, Matthew Read, Elizabeth Kilgarriff and Stephen Wright.
Original creators Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran have written a brand new episode and Nicholas Lyndhurst will reprise his role as time traveller Gary Sparrow.
Acclaimed British actor Sam Riley (Control, Maleficent, Pride And Prejudice and Zombies) and actress Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, 90 Minutes In Heaven) have been confirmed to play the leads in hotly anticipated new BBC One drama, SS-GB.
Johnny Harris (Fortitude, This Is England and Snow White And The Huntsmen), Richard Rankin (The Crimson Field, The Syndicate, Silent Witness) and Luke Newberry (In The Flesh, Lightfields, Quartet), will star alongside previously announced Anne-Marie Duff (Shameless, Nowhere Boy, The Virgin Queen) in BBC One’s new psychological crime drama, From Darkness.
Daniel Mays (Mrs Biggs, Public Enemies, Made In Dagenham) is confirmed to join the cast of Line Of Duty. Series three is written by Jed Mercurio, made by World Productions for BBC Two and pits AC-12 against their most dangerous adversary yet.
Inside No 9 returns to BBC Two, with a host of well-known faces joining Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith in the second series of the critically acclaimed and award-winning BBC comedy.
Suranne Jones (Scott & Bailey, The Crimson Field, Unforgiven) is confirmed to take the title role in exciting upcoming drama Doctor Foster, produced by Drama Republic for BBC One. Bertie Carvel (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Babylon) will play her husband Simon. Robert Pugh, Adam James and Jodie Comer will also star in the drama.
BBC Two has commissioned a three-part series by acclaimed director Vanessa Engle (Welcome To The World of Weight Loss, Walking With Dogs; Money; Women; Jews; Lefties) about Harley Street and the surrounding medical neighbourhood.
In the lead up to St Patrick’s Day, BBC Four is celebrating Irish landscape and music in a series of special programmes.
BBC One today announces that David Thewlis will lead the all-star cast of the BBC One adaptation of JB Priestley’s classic play An Inspector Calls.
Story Of Now is a brand-new 20-part interactive series hosted by Idris Elba that explores some of the fundamental questions about the human condition and history of the world from the beginning of time to now, with experts in their field.
Following on from the success of BBC iPlayer exclusive content in 2014, Victoria Jaye, Head of TV Content for BBC iPlayer, has today announced 16 titles to kick off 2015.
Thirteen is a new original 5x60 drama series written by young rising star Marnie Dickens, commissioned by Damian Kavanagh, Controller of BBC Three, and Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning, and produced by BBC In-House Drama Production, England.
Award-winning journalist Victoria Derbyshire is to host a new daytime show broadcast simultaneously on BBC Two, the BBC News Channel and online and focusing on breaking news, exclusive interviews and audience interaction.
Sioned Wiliam has been appointed as the new Commissioning Editor for Comedy, BBC Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra. Wiliam will be responsible for the overall development and editorial direction of Radio 4’s comedy output, which is listened to by 5.26 million people weekly.
Principal photography has begun on the brand new season of Inside No. 9, with a host of well-known faces joining Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith in a second series of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning BBC Two comedy.
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