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EastEnders weekly box sets returning to iPlayer

In reaction to a busy summer of sport on BBC One, EastEnders will once again premiere each week’s episodes on the BBC iPlayer, with all four episodes dropping every Monday from June 27th and continuing over the summer until mid-August. The move allows audiences to watch the programme whenever it suits them on BBC iPlayer, […]

June 21, 2022

BBC’s Lost Boys and Fairies to be filmed in Wales

BBC Drama and BBC Cymru Wales have announced a new drama co-commission titled Lost Boys and Fairies. Leeds-based indie Duck Soup Films will produce as their first commission for BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The 4×60’ drama series is created and written by Welsh writer Daf James. The series follows Gabriel, a singer and artiste-extraordinaire […]

June 16, 2022

Every Women’s Euros 2022 match live on BBC

The UEFA Women’s European Championships 2022 will be the first major women’s football tournament England has hosted since 2005 and the BBC will be on hand to broadcast all 31 games live from the competition, and deliver 24/7 coverage across television, radio and digital this summer. Every game will be broadcast live across BBC One, […]

June 10, 2022

BBC iPlayer adds archive Attenborough shows

A number of classic Sir David Attenborough documentaries have returned to BBC iPlayer from the archive. These include Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives, Attenborough’s series about fossils and palaeontology, which has not been shown on the BBC since 1989, as well as seminal 1990 series The Trials Of Life. Much of the later Life series is […]

June 9, 2022

Bluey celebrates Jubilee on CBeebies, iPlayer

As part of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations the BBC will make Bluey episode Queens available for the first time on free-to-air TV in the UK. The episode of the popular Australian animation follows sisters Bluey and Bingo as they play a game of Queens, discover that playing the butler is much more fun. Queens […]

June 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Glastonbury 2022 in UHD on BBC iPlayer

Glastonbury Festival makes a much anticipated comeback in June and the BBC will once again be the destination to catch all the sets and special moments from Worthy Farm – including Diana Ross (performing in the ‘Legends’ slot) and Kendrick Lamar playing Glastonbury for the first time, headline sets from Billie Eilish and Paul McCartney […]

May 31, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC Player to launch in Poland with Canal+

BBC Studios has announced that the BBC Player will be available to subscribers of the Canal+ online streaming service in Poland from June 1st. Canal+ subscribers in the country will be able to stream a range of popular series from the BBC’s linear channel portfolio – BBC BRIT, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, BBC First and […]

May 24, 2022

Hawkins, Bailey. Brydon board The Smeds and The Smoos

Magic Light Pictures, the multi-Oscar nominated production company, is bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s story of a love which overcomes divisions, The Smeds and The Smoos, to BBC One and BBC iPlayer for Christmas 2022. The all-star cast will see double Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water) as Narrator, joined by Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton) as Grandmother Smoo, Bill Bailey […]

May 16, 2022

Championship Boxing on BBC Wales, iPlayer

BBC Wales will present live coverage of  night of Championship Boxing, showcasing some of the best young fighters from around Wales, on May 28th. The fight night, which takes place at the LC Swansea, will feature three title fights, with coverage from the event presented by Jason Mohammad and Polly James broadcast live on BBC […]

May 13, 2022

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