Feathers McGraw - the villainous penguin from Wallace & Gromit

Vengeance Most Fowl – BBC reveal the next outing for Wallace & Gromit

Feathers McGraw is back! Wallace & Gromit will face the villainous penguin again in the “Gnome Noir” tale  Vengeance Most Fowl.  The iconic duo of Wallace and Gromit, Aardman‘s crackpot inventor and his faithful hound, return to television screens this Christmas. The BBC have announced their latest feature-length adventure, Vengeance Most Fowl, which promises a … >

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BBC acquires two Swedish psychological thrillers

End of Summer and Jana – Marked For Life, two Swedish psychological thrillers, head to the BBC iPlayer and linear channels.  There seems to be no end of enthusiasm for Nordic Noir at the BBC. Here’s the details of two new Swedish thriller series, both novel adaptations, which the corporation has picked up. End of … >

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BBC Aardman Things We Love shorts - Sporty Hamsters, MasterChef loving foxes & Race Against The World dogs

Things We Love – Aardman create new shorts for the BBC

The animators at Aardman have revived their classic Creature Comforts format for a new BBC promotion.  Bristol based animation house Aardman has created six new films for the BBC’s ‘Things We Love’ campaign. In the series of heart-warming animated films, in the style of their classic Creature Comforts shorts, real BBC audience member’s voices and … >

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Britbox

BritBox International is now wholly owned by BBC Studios

BBC Studios takes full ownership of BritBox International in a £255 million deal Reported by both sides from different angles (BBC takes full ownership vs ITV sells its 50% share), it’s clear the deal has been some time coming. Since ITV launched ITVX, its focus has been there, with Britbox coverage increasingly limited. Now BritBox … >

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Six new shows for 2024

Six new shows to look forward to in 2024

We pick six new shows coming in 2024 we think deserve your attention How to pick just six new shows to watch in 2024? Between terrestrial television and even some of the streamers, it’s not even one show each and whatever we pick will do a disservice to others. In the end we’ve chosen shows … >

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Miss Austen - Keeley Hawes as Cassandra

Miss Austen – BBC pick up the novel adaptation

The four-part drama stars Keeley Hawes as Cassandra Austen, sister of Jane.  The BBC has announced that it has acquired Miss Austen, a four-part drama based on Gill Hornby’s best-selling and much loved novel. The story takes a literary mystery and spins it into a fascinating, witty and heart-breaking story of sisterly love. The adaptation of … >

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Doctor Who: The Survivors (Part 2 of The Daleks)

Free Doctor Who 60th anniversary exhibit at Riverside Studios London

A free exhibition at Riverside Studios titled Regeneration at Riverside celebrates the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who in collaboration with the BBC. The exhibition features unique photography from the BBC’s vast photographic archives, including seminal images of Doctor Who production at Riverside Studios, which played a pivotal role in the life of the programme.   … >

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Freely announced

Freely — new free live TV without aerial or dish announced

A new service, Freely, will allow viewers access to live TV from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 directly over the Internet from 2024 Developed by Everyone TV (the new name for the organisation who deliver FreeView and FreeSat), Freely is a new free service giving access to live TV via broadband. No aerial or … >

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