Around The World In 80 Days: New photos from David Tennant drama

Promised later this year, the BBC have released cast photos for their Jules Verne adaptation. Just in case there’s anyone out there unfamiliar with the tale, the story follows the adventures of Phileas Fogg (David Tennant) and his manservant Passepartout (Ibrahim Koma) as they attempt to circumnavigate the globe to win a wager. While the … >

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iPlayer sets new records - stats for the first half of 2021

iPlayer sets new ratings records in the first half of 2021

Drama and sport fans helped as BBC iPlayer sets new records for the first half of the year in 2021 Programmes were streamed over 3.3 billion times between January and June this year, up 8% on the same period last year, and up a massive 59% on the same period in 2019 following huge growth … >

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BBC iPlayer festive fortnight

BBC celebrates a record breaking festive fortnight for streaming

Record breaking growth on iPlayer and BBC Sounds comes to a crescendo in the festive fortnight Between 29 December and 3 January, the BBC record 245 million streams, up 16% on the same ‘festive fortnight’ at the end of 2019. A lot of this was new shows, including Black Narcissus and The Serpent, as well as Eastenders and … >

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Normal People

Normal People dominates the 2020 BBC iPlayer charts

The BBC has revealed just what we’ve been watching on iPlayer in 2020 and Irish drama Normal People is the runaway hit (so far) The BBC has released the iPlayer figures for 2020 up until the end of November and Normal People based on the Sally Rooney novel of the same name is the clear winner with … >

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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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