Soccer Sexual Abuse Drama ‘Floodlights’ Set at BBC

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DRAMA “Floodlights,” a feature-length single drama for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer tells the story of Andy Woodward, the previous skilled soccer participant whose revelations in regards to the sexual abuse he suffered as a youth participant despatched shockwaves all through the trade. In 2016, Woodward went public about sexual abuse by his youth coach, … Read more

BBC Buys Second Season Of ‘State Of The Union’ – CB

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EXCLUSIVE: The BBC has acquired the second collection of Nick Hornby/Stephen Frears’ high-end quick kind collection State of the Union from Endeavor Content material. See-Noticed Movies’ second run, a Sundance TV authentic, strikes Stateside and options Brendan Gleeson, Patricia Clarkson and Esco Jouléy. Clarkson performs Ellen, a liberal campaigner who drags her conventional, self-made husband … Read more

BBC Studios Ties With Munroe Bergdorf’s Talent Agency – CB


BBC Studios has struck a primary look and improvement take care of Diving Bell Group, the expertise company that represents the likes of trans activist Munroe Bergdorf and feminist creator Florence Given. The BBC’s business arm described Diving Bell Group as representing “a number of the most future-facing, change-making creators presently rising within the UK.” … Read more

BBC Studios Sets First Look Deal With Diving Bell Group,

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BBC Studios, the industrial arm of U.Okay. broadcaster BBC, has revealed a primary look and improvement take care of London-based expertise and leisure firm Diving Bell Group. Based by Kim Butler and Justin Girdler in 2017, Diving Bell represents creators and innovators within the purpose-led house together with mannequin, trans activist and cultural determine Munroe … Read more

Ofcom Appoints Former BBC Exec Michael Grade as Chair

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After a two-year search, U.Ok. media regulator Ofcom has lastly discovered a brand new chair in Lord Michael Grade. He’ll take over from former chair Terry Burns, who stepped down in 2020. The choice to nominate Grade was taken by tradition secretary Nadine Dorries. Grade will nonetheless need to bear a pre-appointment listening to in … Read more

BBC Studios Strikes Deal With Screen Media – CB

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EXCLUSIVE: BBC Studios and Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure-backed Display screen Media have struck a multi-year deal for two,500 hours of content material together with BBC dramas Ripper Avenue, Completely satisfied Valley and Silent Witness. The reveals will populate Rooster Soup-owned Crackle Plus’ streamers together with Crackle, Popcornflix, and Rooster Soup for the Soul, with greater … Read more

BBC Receives Government Funding to Counter Ukraine War Disinformation


The BBC World Service has sought and can obtain £4.1 million ($5.4 million) in further funding to counter disinformation across the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The emergency funding would to assist the BBC “proceed bringing impartial, neutral and correct information to folks in Ukraine and Russia within the face of elevated propaganda from the … Read more

BBC Files UN Complaint Over Online Violence Towards Women Journalists


The BBC World Service has filed an “pressing enchantment” to the United Nations (UN) in opposition to Iran in mild of the net violence in direction of feminine journalists working at BBC Information Persian. Based on the BBC, girls journalists within the Persian service are going through on-line assaults and harassment on daily basis. The … Read more

BBC Content Seeks Commissioning Director, BBC Film and Storyville

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BBC Content material has marketed for the excessive powered function of commissioning director, BBC Movie and Storyville, a place previously held by Rose Garnett beneath the title director of BBC Movie. BBC Movie is the function film-making arm of the BBC, co-producing some 15 movies a 12 months. Latest successes embrace the BAFTA and Critics … Read more