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BBC Newscast to air interview with Prince William about environment

Prince William will talk climate change with BBC Newscast’s Adam Fleming at Kensington Palace, ahead of the inaugural Earthshot Prize Ceremony – the prestigious environmental awards aiming to find solutions to the biggest challenges facing our planet. The TV and podcast interview will be broadcast on October 14th and consists of a thirty minute, one-to-one […]

October 12, 2021

BBC reveals full Women’s Super League coverage

On the eve of the 2021-22 Women’s Super League starting, the BBC can confirm its full coverage plans across TV, radio and online for what is set to be a memorable season for the women’s game. This Saturday 4 September on BBC One, Everton v Manchester City at Goodison Park will become the first-ever women’s domestic […]

September 2, 2021

Top Gear production moving to Bristol

Top Gear, the long-running BBC One motoring entertainment show, is transferring its production from London to the South West from spring 2022. BBC Studios Bristol is the production hub for many factual entertainment programmes including Countryfile, DIY SOS, Antiques Roadshow, Fake or Fortune and Gardeners’ World. It’s also home to the Natural History Unit which […]

August 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BBC to air Team GB Homecoming Concert

To celebrate Team GB’s return from the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, BBC One will broadcast a 90-minute Team GB Homecoming Concert presented by BBC Radio 1’s Greg James and Clara Amfo. The concert, staged by The National Lottery, will be broadcast from The SSE Arena, Wembley on August 15th at 7.30pm and will be filled […]

August 4, 2021

Whittaker, Chibnall to leave Doctor Who

Having been in charge of the TARDIS since filming for the Thirteenth Doctor began in 2017, Showrunner Chris Chibnall and the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, have confirmed they will be moving on from the most famous police box on Earth – and the universe. With a six-part Event Serial announced for the autumn of 2021, […]

July 29, 2021

BBC orders BTS special

A new film for BBC One will explore the rise to fame of 21st century K-pop icons, BTS, as they make their debut in the Radio 1 Live Lounge. BTS @ Radio 1 will be hosted by Radio 1 presenter Adele Roberts, who will delve into the culture and industry that made one of the […]

July 22, 2021

31m watch England Euro final loss

A TV audience of 30.95 million watched the closing minutes of the Euro 2020 final, according to figures from the BBC. Ratings peaked during the penalty shootout between England and Italy at Wembley Stadium on July 11th, which was broadcast on both the BBC and ITV. An average of 29.85 million watched the whole match, […]

July 12, 2021

BBC extends Wimbledon rights

The BBC and the All England Club have announced a three-year extension to their broadcast partnership, giving the BBC the domestic rights to broadcast the tennis tournament up to and including 2027. The new agreement guarantees that Wimbledon will remain free to air for UK fans for a further three years from the conclusion of […]

July 9, 2021

BBC unveils The Glastonbury Experience 2021

With the pandemic seeing the Glastonbury Festival cancelled for a second consecutive year, BBC Music is once again hosting a celebration of the iconic event across BBC television, BBC iPlayer, BBC radio and BBC Sounds, from June 25th to 27th. Lorna Clarke, Controller, BBC Pop Music, commented: “Summer wouldn’t be complete without a celebration of […]

June 8, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BBC receives 104 BAFTA nominations

Nominations for the BAFTA Television Awards and Television Craft Awards have been announced, with the BBC securing 104 in total, 59 for Television and 45 for Craft. Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer, said: “This is a great year for BBC television, the huge spread of BAFTA nominations reflects the incredible range and quality of genre […]

April 29, 2021