His Dark Materials Season 3 – Fleabag and Sherlock actors join the cast

Fleabag’s Sian Cifford and Sherlock’s Jonathan Aris board the BBC/HBO fantasy epic As production continues on the third run of His Dark Materials, a couple of familiar British television faces are joining the cast according to Deadline. Based on Phillip Pullman’s concluding novel in the trilogy, The Amber Spyglass, Sian Clifford and Jonathan Aris will … >

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BBC complacency

BBC complacency slammed by the Public Accounts Committee

BBC complacency is the summary of a slamming report on the publicly funded broadcaster If you’ve yet to work you way through the various reports noted on the UK Parliament website, you may not picked up on the report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), slamming the BBC complacency. The full list of points noted is damning; … >

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BBC Blueprint for transformation DG Tim Davie

BBC blueprint for transformation launched by DG Tim Davie

Tim Davie, the BBC’s Director General has outlined the BBC blueprint for transformation over the next seven years The new blueprint (which you can download and study) is a thirteen page document focused on tangible outcomes the BBC wishes to achieve. We’ve been covering the forces at play in the BBC, and some of its … >

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BBC commerical plans

BBC Commercial plans have been shared — we give them some context

The BBC Commercial plans make for an interesting read (if you’re wondering about the future of TV consumption) but need some context We have already reported on the BBC’s need to consider it’s long-term strategy, and in particular it’s dependency on the licence fee. Today the BBC has released what it describes as “ambitious plans … >

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Alex Scott BBC Headroom

Headroom launches to help improve our mental health

Headroom is a new resource from The BBC to help us all with out mental health Fronted by Alex Scott MBE, the BBC is creating a single, easy to find destination for people to turn to that brings the breadth of our mental health content across its services together in one place. It’s another important … >

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BBC Soundscapes for Wellbeing

BBC Soundscapes for Wellbeing brings Nature to everyone

BBC Soundscapes for Wellbeing is a newly launched collaboration between the BBC and the University of Exeter aiming to bring the sounds of Nature to the nation The broad aim of BBC Soundscapes for Wellbeing is to connect audiences with nature through creative programming on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Sounds and BBC … >

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Doctor Who rumour: Jodie Whittaker to leave after Series 13

According to the Mirror, Jodie Whittaker’s thirteenth Doctor will regenerate into the fourteenth Doctor at the end of Doctor Who Series 13. “The 38-year-old has told bosses she intends to stick to the traditional rule of leaving after three stints in the TARDIS, like the majority of her predecessors. One insider said: ‘It’s all very … >

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