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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

Maya Angelou's memoirs to be dramatised for Radio 4

BBC's Radio 4 will broadcast dramatisations of six of Maya Angelou’s memoirs for the first time, 90 years after her birth. Read more

Simon Mayo Book Club to end

Simon Mayo has announced that his book club on BBC Radio 2 is to end. Read more

Elizabeth is Missing green-lit for BBC1 adaptation

Emma Healey’s bestselling 2015 novel Elizabeth is Missing (Viking) will be adapted by "Swallows and Amazons" screenwriter Andrea Gibb into a 90-minute film for BBC One.... Read more

BBC's 'Today' programme partners with Octopus

Cassell Illustrated has signed a publishing partnership with BBC Radio 4’s "Today" programme, to publish the programme’s first official book along with two others.... Read more

Report reveals 90% of secondary schools are cutting creative subjects

Nine out of 10 secondary schools in England are making cuts to their provision of creative subjects, according to a BBC survey. Read more

Jenna Coleman to star in BBC adaptation of The Cry

Actors Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie are to star in the BBC's adaptation of Helen FitzGerald's The Cry (Faber). Read more

Westwick axed from Agatha Christie drama after abuse allegations

English actor Ed Westwick has been axed from the BBC's Agatha Christie drama after being accused of sexual assault. Read more

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