The problem with publishing, I was told this week, is that everyone is too nice. There are worse criticisms that could be made of the... Read more
I never questioned the lack of women in technical roles during my six years as a Microsoft employee. I joined a team in 2009 where... Read more
Author Robert Harris’ intervention into the thorny subject of the BBC’s books coverage at this week’s Costa Book Awards is a welcome one. It... Read more
Nine out of 10 secondary schools in England are making cuts to their provision of creative subjects, according to a BBC survey.
Actors Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie are to star in the BBC's adaptation of Helen FitzGerald's The Cry (Faber).
English actor Ed Westwick has been axed from the BBC's Agatha Christie drama after being accused of sexual assault.
Author Jilly Cooper has said that literary fiction should not receive state support, arguing instead that the money would be better spent on the declining... Read more
The BBC has launched its first interactive audio story, a sci-fi comedy called "The Inspection Chamber", available through Amazon Alexa.
David Tennant will take the title role in the BBC adaptation of The Highway Rat (Scholastic) by duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.... Read more
Pan Macmillan will be the global publishing partner for a new CGI mini-series based on Richard Adams' Watership Down, co-produced by the BBC and Netflix.... Read more