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TV News / UK TV News - 4 days ago

A sizzling summer of Arts TV on the BBC

Mark Gatiss (pictured) tells the story of John Minton’s colourful, complex and bohemian life for the first time on television. Part of a run of singular arts documentaries on BBC Four this summer. BBC Four follows acclaimed artist Sonia Boyce as she...

TV News / UK TV News - 5 days ago

Bollywood’s Kalki Koechlin to present new BBC World Service podcast

Launching in August, Kalki Presents: My Indian Life is the BBC’s first English language podcast aimed specifically at audiences in India, and is about being young and Indian in the 21st century. Kalki Presents: My Indian Life is about extraordinary r...

TV News / UK TV News - 5 days ago

BBC welcomes unions vote for Terms and Conditions changes

77% of BECTU members and 58% of NUJ members voted in favour of the deal which has been developed in collaboration with all the BBC’s unions. All of the BBC’s unions endorsed the proposals to their members. The new deal forms the cornerstone of change...

TV News / UK TV News - 5 days ago

BBC Two announces Depression And Me - a film with Alastair Campbell

Campbell is best known for his role as Tony Blair’s formidable and often contentious spin doctor but, away from the public eye, he has been dogged by crippling bouts of depression for most of his life. Some days, just getting out of bed is too hard....

TV News / UK TV News - 5 days ago

Shortlist for the 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition unveiled

This global competition offers a unique opportunity for playwrights to use the medium of radio drama to reach an international audience. This year a record of nearly 1,500 scripts were received from across the world, with entries from Egypt and Yemen...

TV News / UK TV News - 6 days ago

Meet the teams going head to head to become Britain’s Best Junior Doctors

Jo Brand takes charge of hosting duties and our in-house medical expert Dr Helen Lawal is on hand to offer her wealth of expertise. The series begins this month on BBC Two as the BBC commemorates the 70th anniversary of the NHS.Battling it out are ei...

TV News / UK TV News - 6 days ago

BBC announces new factual commissions

Ahead of her panel discussion at Sheffield Doc/Fest, Alison Kirkham, Controller BBC Factual Commissioning, announced a range of new factual titles airing across the BBC in the coming months. On BBC One, Hidden Homeless a film for Children in Need, wi...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

BBC Two Wales to launch as a HD channel

Bydd BBC Two Wales yn cael ei lansio fel sianel Manylder Uwch (HD) yn ddiweddarach eleni - gan alluogi BBC Cymru i gyflwyno ei holl raglenni mewn manylder uwch am y tro cyntaf. Bydd BBC Two Wales HD ar gael ar Freeview HD, Youview, BBC iPlayer a llwy...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

BBC World Questions comes to Seoul

The world's attention is on Korea with the prospect of a summit between North Korea and the USA, what are the feelings of the people with the most at stake? Will recent events lead to a Korean Peninsula without nuclear weapons?  Will they bring peace...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

Aidan Turner is Ross Poldark

Aidan Turner explains how his rebellious character has taken on the mantle of responsibility... "Ross realises that an opportunity to get to London represents the only way he can make change happen. Cornwall is too far away from where the decisions a...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

Poldark

Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) To protect his treasured Cornwall, Ross must risk all he loves most to challenge George in new circles of power on a journey to the nation’s capital. Demelza Poldark (Eleanor Tomlinson) In the wake of her infidelity with H...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

ITV's Love Island for three new countries

ITV Studios’ smash hit Love Island commissioned in three new countries ITV Studios (ITVS) has announced that its award-winning, record-breaking format Love Island has been commissioned in Denmark, Finland and Norway, taking the number of countries...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

Louis Walsh leaving the X-Factor.

A new era revealed for The X Factor The X Factor today confirms that Louis Walsh has decided to bow out of the legendary ITV talent show. Louis has been the longest running judge on The X Factor, appearing on all bar one series since the show bega...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

Classic comedy boxsets returning to BBC iPlayer

Every episode of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s celeb-packed Extras will be available to watch as box sets from June 8. They will be joined by every episode of cult hit comedy The League of Gentlemen, including the critically acclaimed annivers...

TV News / UK TV News - 1 week ago

Emmerdale: Ash Palmisciano cast as Matty Barton

Published: Thu 07 Jun 2018 Emmerdale casting announcement - Matty Barton There are emotional times ahead for Emmerdale’s Moira, played by Natalie J. Robb, that will see the Barton family once again in emotional crisis. Thinking that the farm has...