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

This is Going to Hurt adapted by Kay for BBC

Adam Kay is set to adapt his bestselling account of being a junior doctor, This is Going to Hurt (Picador), into an eight-part BBC comedy drama.... Read more

Hindell becomes Radio 4 commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction

Alison Hindell has been appointed Radio 4’s commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction after more than a decade as the BBC's head of Audio Drama.... Read more

BBC Local Radio to commission poems on 'change'

National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that... 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

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