Tagged: BBC

The pugilist paradox

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

How geek is chic at the BBC

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

Awful Auntie?

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

BBC Two's Between the Covers to return for third series

BBC Two's popular weekly prime-time book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a third series this autumn.... Read more

Spring's disinformation debut goes to Atlantic in three-way auction

Atlantic has won a three-way auction for Among the Trolls by Marianna Spring, the BBC’s first specialist disinformation and social media reporter. ... Read more

Ben Whishaw to play Kay in BBC's This is Going to Hurt series

Casting has been announced and the first images released of the BBC adaptation of This is Going to Hurt (Picador), with Ben Whishaw starring as Adam... Read more

Akala’s Natives becomes BBC series

Akala’s acclaimed memoir Natives (Two Roads) will be developed into a documentary series for the BBC.  Read more

Ishiguro and Collins profiles to feature in new BBC programming

The BBC has announced profiles of Kazuo Ishiguro and Quentin Blake, and a documentary about Jackie Collins, in its latest tranche of literature-inspired programming. ... Read more

BBC unveils raft of 2021 books programmes with Blake and Ishiguro in line-up

The BBC has unveiled a raft of books-related programmes for the coming year, including the return of its Big Book Weekend online festival, plus new... Read more

BBC Two book club series 'Between the Covers' to return

BBC Two's weekly book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a second series this spring. Read more

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