round-Up Week 20 (14-20 might also 2016)

BBC on line assessment
Following a overview released final autumn by using James Harding, it turned into confirmed that the BBC’s online activities will focus on six flagship areas to ensure they stay excessive pleasant and extraordinary. study the overall document the BBC online innovative overview.

The RAJARS (Radio Joint target audience studies) for Q1 2016 were released on Thursday and Radio three executed its maximum attain in 3 years with 6 track shaving some other document region. locally, BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle stays the most listened to radio station in Northern eire.

Edinburgh festivals 2016
the brand new BBC venue in Edinburgh’s old city – which replaces Potterrow – will launch on Friday 5 August, the hole day of the Edinburgh international pageant, the Edinburgh pageant Fringe and The Royal Edinburgh army Tattoo. it’s going to run at some point of August, gambling host to live and recorded tv, radio and virtual programmes and content.

Seventeen-year-vintage cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason wins BBC young Musician 2016.


In Sherlock information it was announced The Detectorists’ Toby Jones will joins Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in the fourth collection of BBC One’s sleuthing drama. ahead of series three of the network’s The Musketeers BBC Drama launched a media percent featuring forged interviews.

in the meantime BBC 3 announced it has acquired worldwide drama Cleverman, a thrilling new high-stakes Australian drama that sees a species from historical mythology dwelling amongst people and scuffling with for survival in a international that wants to silence, exploit and break them.


In a hectic week for documentary announcements, Patrick Holland, BBC Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, delivered five new documentaries for BBCs One, two, 3 and four. It became additionally introduced that the BBC will have fun the Nineteen Sixties with collection of local documentaries approximately lifestyles in 1966.


BBC three has commissioned a 2nd series of Witless, the Kerry Howard and Zoe Boyle-fronted comedy.


CBBC found out a stellar line up for its television version of Jill Murphy’s The Worst Witch as filming of the thirteen-element series receives underway. also CBBC and FremantleMedia youngsters & circle of relatives (FMK) introduced this week that risk Mouse is returning for a 2d series lively adventures.

It turned into also introduced that on 30 may additionally British Astronaut Tim Peake will read a CBeebies Bedtime story to infants throughout the united states whilst in space, 200 miles above Earth.


A pinnacle equipment media p.c., providing interviews and details of the brand new series turned into posted.


BBC Dementia Season released with a selection of latest on-line equipment to mark Dementia awareness weeks round the United Kingdom.

A trendy BBC One sunlight hours series hosted with the aid of Sheree Murphy, The big Chef Showdown, will see 16 cooks – all with Michelin stars to their name – mentor amateur home chefs to do conflict inside the kitchen.

meanwhile BBC 4 found out a modern prime-time series, the UK’s satisfactory component-time Band, where comic Rhod Gilbert embarks on a road experience across the u . s . a ., on a mission to discover the UK’s nice element-time Band.


BBC 4 this week additionally introduced a number of latest arts commissions to be proven in the coming months, from artwork historian Jacky Klein and historian and art dealer Dr Bendor Grosvenor delving deep into the storerooms of museums around the united states of america to expose a number of the kingdom’s forgotten art to a in the back of-the-scenes have a look at the world of accumulating and a celebration of the joy of making things by using hand.


full details of the weekend’s FA Cup final coverage changed into found out, as well as the new greatest League deal for Radio 5 stay.


BBC Philharmonic introduced its new season at the Bridgewater hall 2016-2017.


The BBC and the Wellcome accept as true with have introduced The massive meals Survey, a first-rate initiative encouraging college students to get involved inside the united kingdom’s largest ever food and health survey for 12 and thirteen year-olds.

meanwhile, BBC Radio Cymru has announced it’s to trial a ‘pop-up radio station’ throughout the fall, imparting even more desire for listeners.


On the second anniversary of the coup in Thailand, BBC Thai may be broadcasting live on facebook, looking returned at the occasions of twenty-two can also 2014 and reflecting at the modern-day situation and mood in the country.

Broadcast Highlights

Sir David Attenborough in Zoo Quest In colour

Saturday saw the women’s FA Cup very last on BBC One in addition to the Eurovision 2016 – Grand very last, Ken Bruce additionally accompanied the motion live on BBC Radio 2. In a night of finals BBC four broadcast the BBC younger Musician 2016 – very last.

On Tuesday, BBC four showcased Zoo Quest In shade, uncovering great new-observed shade film of the pleasant of David Attenborough’s early Zoo Quest adventures – first broadcast in December 1954, and with it the exceptional tale of the way this pioneering tv collection was made.

in the meantime on Thursday in Paxman In Brussels: Who without a doubt rules Us? Jeremy Paxman took an impartial look at the fundamentals of what without a doubt is going on between the United Kingdom and the european, on this one-hour documentary for BBC One.

On Friday No Such component because the news a topical, television-model of the award-prevailing QI podcast No Such aspect As A Fish commenced – and approximately the BBC Ed Jon Jacob spoke to the QI elves for the weblog.

in the meantime locally on BBC One and BBC HD a new documentary The satisfactory Bottoms within the Land aired. acting A Midsummer night time’s Dream – one in all Shakespeare’s first-class cherished comedies – a professional forged from the Royal Shakespeare organization had been traveling the usa, but there’s some thing unique approximately this manufacturing. along the forged of professionals, six actors from a nearby beginner organisation will play the Mechanicals, a group of components which includes the famous position of bottom. With exceptional get admission to, BBC English regions captured all of the action in nine 30-minute nearby documentaries, and series manufacturer Ed Barlow blogged about his experience.

On Radio Eric Satie become Composer of the Week, from Monday to Friday on Radio three, a brand new collection of From Our personal Correspondent started on Radio 4 on Thursday, additionally on Thursday on BBC Radio 5 stay sports more was test match special: England v Sri Lanka – Day One, with live ball-via-ball commentary from the first day of the primary test among England and Sri Lanka at Headingley.