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Stewart Lee’s Snowflake/Tornado on BBC Two, iPlayer

Comedian Stewart Lee is returning to the BBC with two new shows, Snowflake and Tornado, following his previous live special Stewart Lee: Content Provider in 2018. This double-bill from the BAFTA award-winning comedian will be filmed in front of a live audience in York, as part of his current national tour which is taking place […]

May 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC commits to arts

Suzy Klein, the new head of BBC Arts and Classical Music TV, has announced a range of new and forthcoming highlights for audiences, including a major new commitment to performance with a new dedicated Sunday evening slot and more details on the landmark arts series Art That Made Us. Klein says: “I hope everyone will […]

March 1, 2022

BBC reschedules EastEnders, Doctors

The BBC has announced that flagship soap EastEnders and drama series Doctors are both are moving in the schedules to make Monday to Thursday the time to watch them in their new broadcast slots on BBC One and BBC Two. From March 7th, EastEnders will air at 7.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights […]

February 22, 2022

Pegg named commissioner for BBC Arts

Alistair Pegg has been announced as a new commissioning editor for BBC Arts working across the output. He joins from Blast! Films, where he was Director of Programmes. Whilst there, Pegg has developed and executive produced series and single films across arts, history, science, and observational documentary, including three series of Secrets of the Museum […]

February 21, 2022

BBC acquires The Newsreader

The BBC has acquired award-winning six-part drama The Newsreader from Entertainment One (eOne). The Australian series, starring Anna Torv (Mindhunter, Fringe) and Sam Reid (Prime Suspect 1973, Lambs of God), centres around the frantic, busy heart of a commercial TV newsroom set in the 1980s, while following the relationship between an ambitious young TV reporter and the star […]

February 16, 2022

BBC Three commissions Young MasterChef

BBC Three has commissioned Young MasterChef (working title) from Shine TV (part of Banijay UK), the producers of the long-running BBC format. The new ten-part series will be dedicated to up-and-coming young food talent between the ages of 18 and 25. Over the competition, the young hopefuls will be put through their paces by a […]

February 11, 2022

The Speedshop revs up for BBC series

BBC Factual commission The Speedshop is back for a full series. First broadcast in 2020 as a pilot episode, The Speedshop, sees Titch Cormack and his team take on a range of mechanical challenges, converting broken and battered verhicles into beautiful, bespoke machines – ready for adventurous test drives. The Speedshop follows custom vehicle builder […]

February 9, 2022

BBC Studios joins IBCAP anti-piracy coalition

Anti-piracy organisation the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has confirmed  that BBC Studios, representing the BBC Group, will join as a member of IBCAP. As part of its membership, IBCAP will play an instrumental role in protecting the BBC’s channels against piracy in the US, including: BBC One; BBC Two; BBC Three; BBC Four; […]

February 2, 2022By Colin Mann

Label1 returns to Royal Free London for BBC Hospital special

Nearly two years after Label1’s cameras were given unprecedented access to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Royal Free London) to document the peak of the Covid crisis in May 2020, their award-winning team is returning for another ‘Hospital’ special episode to witness how staff endeavour to deliver the best possible patient care despite […]

January 20, 2022

BBC ups arts and music investment

The BBC is reshaping its arts and music content teams and upping investements to drive bigger reach and impact across the UK. BBC Two will increase its resources for arts and music, whilst BBC Four becomes the home of arts and music performance and will bring together collections of distinctive content from the BBC’s archive. […]

March 26, 2021