BBC are adding 100+ boxsets to iPlayer

The BBC have announced that this Christmas they’ll be adding boxsets of over a hundred beloved series to BBC iPlayer, from A Very British Scandal to Upstart Crow… The BBC’s director of content Charlotte Moore announced the news in a statement: “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without finding an extra little something beneath the tree and this year we … >

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The 27 boxsets heading to BBC iPlayer for Christmas

The BBC has announced that’ll be unleashing a raft of ‘boxsets’ onto its service over the festive season, with full season packs of lots of popular shows being made available again via the service. These range from up to the minute shows, such as Ryan Murphy’s new drama, Feud. Right back to early Line Of … >

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BBC looking at paid-for iPlayer for back catalogue shows

A month or two back, the BBC put a good chunk of archive television material on its iPlayer service, that you can find under ‘From The Archive’ tab on the service. But it looks as though that might be the start of the expansion of the service, with BBC Director General Tony Hall revealing that … >

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Peter Kay’s ‘Car Share’ has broken even more BBC iPlayer records

The new season of Car Share amassed over two and a half million requests in its first three days on BBC iPlayer. All four episodes of the second run of Peter Kay’s comedy premiered on iPlayer earlier this month and occupied the top four slots of requested programmes – the first time this has ever happened. The first episode also … >

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Simon Amstell brings vegan mockumentary ‘Carnage’ to BBC iPlayer

Stand-up comedian Simon Amstell has written and directed his first feature length film for BBC iPlayer. Set in a utopian 2067, Carnage: Swallowing The Past looks back at a time when human beings ate other animals. Amstell commented: “I have written and directed a film about veganism. I’m sorry.” The film also stars Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley, … >

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