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BBC, BFI partner for 2nd season of British film premieres

A partnership between the BBC and BFI will see a new movie premiere every Sunday night on BBC Two, celebrating a wave of British filmmakers who are offering fresh perspectives on UK life and experiences. Each film will be available on BBC iPlayer after its transmission on BBC Two, and most will also be available […]

October 21, 2022

Henpocalypse! commissioned for BBC Two and iPlayer

Brand-new sitcom, Henpocalypse!, produced by production company Various Artists Limited (I May Destroy You, Sally4Ever and Dead Pixels) has been commissioned for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. The 6×30 minute series, written by Caroline Moran (Hullraisers, Raised by Wolves), is a high-energy comedy romp, through the eyes of five women on the ultimate hen weekend, […]

July 6, 2022

BBC celebrates 60 years of The Rolling Stones

This summer, the BBC will celebrate 60 years of The Rolling Stones with a season of programming across television, radio and digital platforms. The centrepiece is an exclusive four-part series of films, My Life as a Rolling Stone, which will premiere on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, produced by Mercury Studios. It tells the story […]

April 1, 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

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

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 to offer over 300 hours of live Winter Games

The BBC will broadcast more than 300 hours of live coverage across BBC One and BBC Two, with even more coverage available on a second live digital stream on BBC iPlayer, Red Button and the BBC Sport website, to bring fans all the best moments and events as the Games unfold in host city Beijing. […]

January 12, 2022