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Bagehot: The kindest cut
IN HIS scrupulously modest office in Broadcasting House, the vast, art-deco headquarters of the BBC, Tony Hall looks relaxed for a man who has just taken a pair of shears to a national treasure.
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JANE Edwards as Sister George. PHOTO: Martin Stone.
A VAIN and vile 1960s soap star, scared she's about to be killed off by the BBC? It's a delicious-sounding dish of tragi-comedy if ever there was one.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Watch the first trailer for Twenty Twelve's hilarious follow up W1A
Starring Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes, the follow up to Twenty Twelve also features an all-star cast from the hallowed halls of the BBC Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville returns as comical Ian Fletcher, who this time takes up the role of Head Of Values .
Witness says 'all blacks look alike'
A witness in the PC Keith Blakelock murder trial has told the Old Bailey that "all blacks look alike" to him.
Top Chef Michel Roux, Jr. quits BBC over advertising deal
Employees arrive early for work at BBC Broadcasting House on October 24, 2012 in London, England.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
New BBC iPlayer launches for smartphones and tablets today, rebuilt from the ground up
The BBC has unveiled a new version of its iPlayer experience for smartphones, tablets and desktops, with a preview browser build available online.
New BBC iPlayer pictures and hands-on
The BBC has unveiled a new version of its iPlayer catch-up and video-on-demand service, which goes live today.
Liz Kershaw: Radio One was like a Carry On film - with about three women DJs to 25 blokes
Two years ago she sparked uproar, revealing she'd been routinely groped by a presenter in the 80s and Savile's taste for young girls had been 'an open secret' Her rich Rochdale tones have graced national and local stations and her passion for music and trademark "Hiya!" have won her millions of fans.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hugh Bonneville locked out of the BBC - while filming a BBC show
Hugh Bonneville, who plays Downton's patriarch, has just been filming the BBC's navel-gazing satire W1A and tells RadioTimes.com about a run-in with the legendary gatekeepers of the BBC's various premises where the forthcoming comedy is filmed.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
BBC should increase licence fee in line with inflation, report suggests
Did pilot of missing Malaysian flight try to turn the plane around? Oil slick hints at fate of vanished Boeing 777 and terror fears rise as identities of two passengers are probed EXCLUSIVE - Julia Roberts and her mother are nowhere to be seen as friends of half-sister who killed herself arrive for memorial service 'Yes We can' has become 'No You ... (more)
Sat Mar 08, 2014
BBC is shutting out Young Britain
The consequences were economic rather than political. They were presented by the then director-general, Mark Thompson, as a victory against the odds in a country struggling with a financial crisis.
How the BBC has turned wasting 100million of YOUR money into a joke...
Was it a terror attack? Two people aboard missing Boeing 777 were traveling on STOLEN PASSPORTS as three US passengers named and oil slick forms in sea where plane is feared to have crashed Mother arrested after her three abandoned kids, aged five, four and one, walked alone in the freezing cold to a police station and asked for a ride to school LA ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Is this the BBC's most risky comedy ever? Twenty Twelve to return to our screens in new sequel
When it comes to 'corporate firefighting' and 'pan-functional team-building', there's only one man for the job - Ian Fletcher, Hugh Bonneville's hilariously incompetent Head of Deliverance in the Olympics comedy Twenty Twelve.
Wisbech Grammar School students enjoy food tour of London sprinkled with chance celebrity encounters
Food students sampled the delights of some of London's most mouth watering markets and did a bit of celebrity spotting.
The BBC optimises mobile searching
The BBC's mobile site has been a classic reference point on phone browsers for years - yet searching it was often a pain.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bury Free Press
Company wins A 25.5m contract to serve up a good cuppa to BBC
Facilities management service provider Servest Group has won a three-year contract with the BBC, worth i 1 28.5 million a year, to provide catering to 18 locations in the UK.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Doctor Who studios to open doors to the public for special effects masterclass
Doctor Who fans lucky enough to be in Cardiff on Saturday 29 March, will be able to take part in a special effects workshop as the BBC studio where the series is filmed opens its doors to the public.
BBC News Online: Responsive design in beta
Over the next week or two some of you may notice a more prominent link on the front page of the BBC News website to a new beta version of the site which we are working on, for tablet and desktop.
Ipswich Evening Star
Bury St Edmunds: Servest Group wins A 25.5m BBC catering contract
Facilities management service provider Servest Group, which is based in Bury St Edmunds, has won a three-year contract with the BBC to provide catering at 18 locations around the UK.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Global Showbiz Briefs: Chinese "Fifth Generation"...
Chinese director Wu Tianming died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack at his home in Beijing.