Tag Archives: BBC

BBC hits the right crisis note with Idris Elba

The BBC’s having a pretty good war in the crisis, reminding people everywhere (and hopefully some politicians) about its purpose in life. Here’s a further reminder from BBC Creative (also turning into a good idea) showing us the changes affecting ...

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Will the BBC come knocking on David Abraham’s door?

BBC director general Tony Hall (aka Lord Hall of Birkenhead, there are some perks in that vale of tears) is stepping down, leaving the job of hanging on to the licence fee in face of a hostile Tory government to ...

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BBC iPlayer turns on itself in streaming wars

BBC Creative is running a new iPlayer campaign – ‘wasted on some’ – with actors (in disguise) from some of its shows telling us why they don’t like them. Here are a couple from the absurd but absurdly watchable Peaky ...

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BBC Creative takes to street art for Peaky Blinders

These days big TV programmes get their own ad budgets – often produced in-house – and cult BBC series Peaky Blinders is no different. The show, now worldwide, features a bunch of not-so-loveable Birmingham gangsters. The Peakys have loads of ...

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BBC Creative aims for another killing with Eve

Most of us loved the first series of Killing Eve on BBC 1 – strewn with awards – and the second starts on Saturday, with a new writer Emerald Fennell. A big part of the first series’ success was surprise, ...

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BBC tries the kick ass approach for Women’s World Cup

The BBC is under the cosh in some quarters for its pursuit of ‘Yoof,’ notably through relentlessly plugging its new Sounds app. It’s showing all the games from the Women’s World Cup in France this summer and to plug it ...

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BBC Creative stitches together a Russia World Cup epic

We sang the praises of craft in ads in a piece on creativity in the post-Sorrell world a while back and BBC Creative has shown it’s not a lost art in its epic trailer for the 2018 World Cup in ...

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