BBC’s Weekly Global Audience Reaches 308 Million The BBC’s weekly global audience has grown to 308 million people. In 2013 BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, set a target of 500m for the BBC’s global reach for 2022.
Inspiring A Generation Of Children: Ten Pieces Details have been announced of the second year of the BBC’s Ten Pieces initiative designed to introduce a generation of children to classical music. The ground-breaking project will be extended to secondary schools, building on the success of Ten Pieces Primary – which has already engaged more than […]
15/16 Season Announced: BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales The BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales announced their 2015-2016 season, which includes eight concerts with Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård and a ‘Composer Portrait’ with newly announced Composer-in-Residence Huw Watkins.
Workers Without Borders The Documentary Workers Without Borders hears powerful stories from people across the Asia Pacific region who travel overseas to find work, in a major co-production between the BBC World Service and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation…
Arts On BBC This Mid May Je t’aime: The Story Of French Song With Petula Clark on BBC Four explores the story of the lyric-driven French chanson and looks at some of the greatest artists who practiced the form. Award-winning Mark Steel’s In Town returns to Radio 4, travelling around the country looking at the history, heritage and culture […]
Jacksons Headline BBC Proms in the Park American music legends The Jacksons are to headline at this year’s BBC Proms in the Park in Hyde Park – the annual Last Night of the Proms spectacular broadcast live on BBC Radio 2, and BBC Proms in the Park – Wales will be held in Swansea on Saturday […]