2nd Week In June Entertainment On BBC New comedy series Big Problems With Helen Keen (Radio 4) looks at the biggest problems that have faced our species since the dawn of time, with Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane. Barry Humphries discussed his life, work, influencers and characters including the treasured Dame Edna Everage, in Barry […]
2nd Week In June Drama On BBC Drama on 3 was John Osborne’s ground-breaking epic play A Patriot For Me (Radio 3) about Austro Hungarian intelligence service officer Alfred Redl who was blackmailed and persecuted for his homosexuality. The Danish were outnumbered as the Prussian and Austrian forces prepare to bombard the defences at Dybbol […]
2nd Week Of June Children’s TV On BBC CBBC: Nurse Winterson is sacked by Matron in children’s drama Hetty Feather. Horrible Histories tells the story of Mary Queen of Scots. Matilda And The Ramsey Bunch cook the perfect food for a pool party. Hey Duggee and the Squirrels decide to play hide-and-seek.
2nd Week Of June Arts On BBC How To Be Bohemian With Victoria Coren Mitchell (BBC Four) traces the story of the first bohemians from post-revolutionary Paris. Marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, five of Ireland’s leading cultural figures reflect on their relationship with the poet’s work in Radio 3’s The […]
2nd Week In June Documentaries On BBC Filmed over the course of a year, The Met: Policing London (BBC One) follows officers from Britain’s biggest and busiest police service as they deal with life, death, crime and its victims. Panorama (8.30pm, Monday, BBC One) investigates the new generation of GM foods. The War Game Files ( […]
800th Anniversary of Magna Carta To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, innovative drama The Great Charter (World Service) re-imagined the conflict which gave birth to the original Magna Carta in a fictional future, to explore the current debate around digital rights…
Carers Week With BBC Two Radio 2 marks Carers Week; Good Morning Sunday With Clare Balding ( Radio 2) spoke to the Chief Executive of the charity Carers UK, Heléna Herklots; and throughout the week Jeremy Vine (12.00pm, Monday – Friday, Radio 2) discusses the financial, physical and emotional tolls caring for someone takes. New […]
Joint Save Our BBC/Fight for our BBC Westminster Lobby Event “At today’s Joint Save Our BBC/Fight for our BBC Westminster Lobby Event, Peter Blackman, Strategic Director, Save Our BBC, welcomed the growing alliance of organisations allying to argue for the future of the BBC. From our different standpoints we come together, agreeing that it is essential that the […]