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BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 Words winners are revealed at Hampton Court Palace

Now in its eighth year, the competition received a record 134,790 entries from children aged between five and 13 from all over the UK, who composed an original work of fiction using no more than 500 words. Honorary Judge, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall,...

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Good Evening Britain - One off night time edition of the morning show.

Published: Wed 06 Jun 2018 Video of Good Evening Britain Good Evening Britain ITV Studios Daytime has been commissioned to produce a one-off special, Good Evening Britain, a live, late-night version of the ITV breakfast programme, which will capt...

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The Beach: Channel 4 loses it's inhibitions.

Channel 4 is turning to science and stripping in a quest to make us feel better about our bodies in The Beach (w/t).Last year three new studies by Dr Keon West of Goldsmiths University showed that people’s body image, self-esteem and life satisfacti...

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Channel 4 celebrates the Year of the Rabbit

Channel 4 has commissioned Year of the Rabbit, starring BAFTA award-winning actor Matt Berry (Toast of London, The IT Crowd). The 6 X 30’ series, produced by Objective Fiction with international partners IFC and all3media international, is irreveren...

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Channel 4: Game Face gets second season

Channel 4 has commissioned a second series of Roisin Conaty’s self-penned sitcom GameFace. This new series will air on Channel 4. Conaty stars as the series’ gung-ho heroine, Marcella, a 30-something aspiring actress with a chaotic life and big drea...

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BBC Radio 1Xtra goes to Ibiza

Hosted by Charlie Sloth and DJ Target, event goers can expect DJ sets from MistaJam, DJ Charlesy and Sian Anderson, as well as bringing some of the hottest acts to the White Isle with performances from: B Young Bugzy Malone Kojo Funds Lady Leshurr Lo...

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Stellar further casting announced for BBC Two’s MotherFatherSon

The trio will be joined by Sarah Lancashire (Kiri, Happy Valley, Last Tango In Halifax) as Angela Howard, a brilliant businesswoman turned MP and Leader of the Opposition. Sinéad Cusack (Call The Midwife, Marcella) and Paul Ready (Motherland, The Ter...

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BBC Two to broadcast a behind-the-scenes look inside The New York Times

From the first few days of Trump’s inauguration, to accusations of ‘fake news’ and the emergence of huge stories about Russia and Charlottesville that have a resounding national impact, four episodes see filmmakers granted unique access on the ground...

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Make More Of Your World: BBC World Service kick-starts India campaign with a huge public splash!

BBC World Service has made a huge splash in Mumbai by creating an illustration to support their Make More Of Your World campaign. This was a successful on-ground marketing event, where we witnessed a few renowned faces, like Bollywood actress Divya D...

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Sheridan Smith, Alison Steadman and Sinead Keenan to star in Care, a new drama by Jimmy McGovern and Gillian Juckes for BBC One

The 90-minute drama will be produced by LA Productions for BBC One. Sheridan Smith is Jenny, a mother-of-two raising her girls alone after the departure of her husband Dave. Her one lifeline is Mary (Steadman), Jenny’s widowed mother, whose help with...

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Gripping new drama Years And Years, from Russell T Davies, set for BBC One

Commissioned for BBC One, Years and Years will be produced by Red Production Company (a StudioCanal company) and executive produced by Nicola Shindler (Happy Valley, Trust Me, Safe). Years And Years follows the Lyons, a busy Manchester family. Daniel...

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Radio 4 sitcom Ability starring Lost Voice Guy to return for second series

The recommission follows the recent success of the first series, which aired on Radio 4 in May 2018. Co-written by Lee Ridley and Katherine Jakeaways, Ability is a sitcom about 25-year-old Matt, who, like Lee, has cerebral palsy and can only speak us...

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Plastic revealed as Children’s Word Of The Year by OUP for Chris Evans Breakfast Show’s 500 Words

Analysis by Oxford University Press of short stories submitted to BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words competition reveals more remarkable insights into UK children’s use of language. A significant increase in the use of the word plastic shows the influence of Da...

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BBC Northern Ireland announces Adam Smyth as new Head of BBC News NI

He takes over the position from Kathleen Carragher, who announced she was leaving the BBC earlier this year after seven years as Head of BBC News NI. Adam takes up the position having been Editor of Radio Current Affairs and Digital News for BBC Nort...

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New names join BBC Radio Wales' weekend line-up

Colin and Suzanne are the latest high profile names to present the programme, which starts Sunday 10 June at 9.30am. The programme will be the first time the two have broadcast together, and the programme will feature a mix of music and conversation....