Mon, 29/10/2012 - 07:00
Next year heralds the 50th anniversary of super-long scarves, time-travelling Tardises and those monotone nemeses, the Daleks—and BBC Books is already firing on all cylinders to celebrate.
In January comes the paperback of Shada, the lost "Doctor Who" story, an unbroadcast episode started by Hitchhikers...
Fri, 25/05/2012 - 10:30
BBC Books has acquired a further Doctor Who title, written by Stephen Baxter, featuring the Second Doctor as played by Patrick Troughton.
Senior editorial director Albert DePetrillo bought world rights from Christopher Schelling at Selectric Artists in New York, with The Wheel of Ice to be published as a £16.99 hardback...
Thu, 17/05/2012 - 09:02
BBC Books is adding to the roster of "Great British Bake Off" titles, with a new July book to accompany the next 10-part series on BBC2.
BBC Books editorial director Muna Reyal bought world rights in the title, The Great British Bake Off: How To Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers by Linda Collister, from Claire...
Tue, 28/02/2012 - 14:38
BBC Books has acquired a title by chefs Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang, both Chinese food specialists, describing their travels through China and the recipes and personal stories they find there.
BBC Books editorial director Muna Reyal bought world rights from Antony Topping at Greene & Heaton, acting on behalf of KEO Films, Blake...
Thu, 02/02/2012 - 09:50
BBC Books has signed a two-year publishing deal with the BBC's upcoming talent show "The Voice" which will feature singers including Jessie J [pictured] and Tom Jones as talent coaches.
Editorial director Lorna Russell bought rights in four titles focused on the series from Julian Alexander at LAW: Backstage Pass...
Fri, 20/01/2012 - 08:15
Women's fiction writer Jenny Colgan has joined the likes of sci-fi author Michael Moorcook, Orange Prize-winner Naomi Alderman and comic book writer Dan Abnett after agreeing to pen an original Doctor Who novel.
BBC Books senior editorial director Albert DePetrillo bought world rights in the title, Dark Horizons...
Wed, 02/11/2011 - 07:59
BBC Books has released the Doctor Who Encyclopedia iPad app, including more than 3,000 entries, with the initial download priced £4.99.
The app was developed by the publisher with creative digital marketing agency Brandwidth, and includes all content from the updated edition of The Doctor Who Encyclopedia by...
Thu, 20/10/2011 - 07:00
BBC Books has appointed television executive Paul Sowerbutts as publishing director, succeeding Shirley Patton who left the post earlier in the year.
Sowerbutts will join the company on 7th November, and has previously held posts at Channel 4 and most recently as m.d. of Diverse Productions and vice-president of Zodiak West, working...
Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:25
BBC Books is to launch a publishing programme around Bafta-winning TV series "Sherlock", which was inspired by the adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle's Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes. The titles will each feature the show's branding and introductions by key members of the "Sherlock" team, including co-founders...
Thu, 21/07/2011 - 13:00
British Science Fiction award-winner Alastair Reynolds is the latest author to try his hand writing a Doctor Who novel, after signing a deal with BBC Books.
Editorial director Albert DePetrillo bought world rights from Robert Kirby at United Agents for an undisclosed sum. Harvest of Time will be published as a £16.99...