Back on radio 4…. Epic drama series Home Front is back on Radio 4, set in Great War Britain on this day a hundred years ago….
70th anniversary of the BBC Light Programme A special Friday Night Is Music Night (BBC Radio 2) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the BBC Light Programme – the BBC’s promise to its listeners that within 90 days of VE day it would return the airwaves to near-normal and introduce improved services. The Light Programme lasted until September […]
Bafta-award winning documentary – Mr Alzheimers And Me My Life: Mr Alzheimers And Me (CBBC) follows three young people who tell their very personal stories of living with grandparents who have dementia in CBBC’s Bafta-award winning documentary series…
The Secret World Of Lewis Carroll The Secret World Of Lewis Carroll (BBC Two) explored the life and imagination of Reverend Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, author of one of the world’s timeless classics of children’s literature, Alice In Wonderland…
BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2015 The BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2015 will take place on Tyneside at the end of February with artists including Sleater-Kinney, Mogwai, Interpol, The Fall, Hot Chip, Kate Tempest, The Charlatans, British Sea Power, and many more. Additionally, there will be a 6 Music Festival by Day (which will […]
Attenborough’s Paradise Birds Attenborough’s Paradise Birds has some exquisite footage. Sir David was the first person to film many of their beautiful and often bizarre displays and has spent a lifetime tracking them all over the jungles of New Guinea and he gives his personal reflections in a special film, here…
Winston Churchill’s State Funeral – 50 Years On 50 years to the day, BBC Parliament has re-broadcast the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill in Winston Churchill’s State Funeral – 50 Years On introduced then by Richard Dimbleby, and with a special introduction by Sir Nicholas Soames MP, Churchill’s grandson. You can find out more about […]
Get creative with classical music BBC Music has announced that classical music initiative Ten Pieces will culminate in a celebration of children’s creative responses – through compositions, dance, digital art or animation- in two BBC Proms concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in July. More here.
BBC World News Komla Dumor Award The BBC has launched the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award in honour of the presenter who passed away a year ago. The award will be given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills and an exceptional talent in telling African stories, with the ambition […]