Radio – BBC Sounds New podcasts, exclusive music mixes and classic BBC comedy and drama now available

BBC Sounds to transform what you hear with exclusive music mixes, radio and new podcasts Date: 30.10.2018     Last updated: 31.10.2018 at 13.41 Category: Podcast; BBC Sounds; Radio The BBC has launched BBC Sounds, bringing together 80,000 hours of unmissable music, radio and podcasts, available live and on-demand in a personalised single app and website. Twenty new podcasts available on…

Radio – BBC launches BBC Music Memories

Welcome to BBC Music Memories   The website is designed to use music to help people with dementia reconnect with their most powerful memories. Evidence shows that music can help people with dementia to feel and live better. Memories from teenage years can often be the most powerful, so why not start by looking for music…

TV – BBC – BBC Studios to launch all-new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first ever Comic Con Africa

“BBC Studios to launch all-new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first ever Comic Con Africa Date: 28.08.2018     Last updated: 28.08.2018 at 10.26 Category: BBC Studios; Distribution BBC Studios in Africa announced today that it will be hosting a special Doctor Who experience for the series’ regional launch at Africa’s first ever Comic Con next month,…

Food – TV – MasterChef Australia season 10 – Nigella’s ruby chocolate cheesecake

The pressure test in MasterChef Australia s1e11 was ‘to complete four of Nigella Lawson’s favourite chocolate dishes’ – chocolate chip cookie dough pots, emergency brownies, chocolate olive oil mousse and ruby chocolate cheesecake. The recipes, from the MasterChef Australia website can be found here In September 2017 the chocolate and cocoa product company Barry Callebaut…

TV – PBS – The Great American Read

The Great American Read premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 8/7c. Official trailer The 100 List   THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their…

TV – The Guardian – Civilisations’ striking similarity to 1969 series signals slow evolution of arts TV

BBC offers spectacular global revamp of original, but with little change in its presentation Civilisations presenters David Olusoga, Mary Beard and Simon Scharma Contemplating an early statue in Civilisations, the BBC’s new art history series, Mary Beard observes that it “raises all sorts of questions about what a likeness is”. So does Civilisations itself. The show was…

TV – BBC – Cape Town – Mark Gatiss and Steve Pemberton join BBC Two’s Good Omens

Part of the joy as a writer is writing parts with specific actors in mind. Steve Pemberton was my only choice for Glozier and Harmony has to be Mark Gatiss, in a film noir interlude set in 1941…Neil Gaiman Date: 09.02.2018     Last updated: 09.02.2018 at 10.27 Category: BBC Two; Drama; Comedy; BBC Studios; Casting Good Omens, the forthcoming BBC Studios…