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BBC’s MediaCity move should inspire other institutions to relocate North, says think tank

BBC’s MediaCity move should inspire other institutions to relocate North, says think tank

The success of the BBC’s move to MediaCity should pave the way for the relocation of other leading institutions such as the Royal Opera House, an independent think tank has said. Dr Patrick Diamond, a former advisor to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, said in a pamphlet for Civitas that the shifting of symbolic institutions […]

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World Cup will be “huge logistical challenge” for BBC Sport

World Cup will be “huge logistical challenge” for BBC Sport

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil will represent a “huge logistical challenge” for BBC Sport, director Barbara Slater has admitted. The broadcaster today gave an update on its plans for the showcase sporting event of next year ahead of the main World Cup draw in Bahia in December. Gary Lineker has been confirmed as the […]

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Kylie and The Voice make first use of new £1m dock10 studio

Kylie and The Voice make first use of new £1m dock10 studio

The new series of BBC One’s The Voice has become the first to use the new £1m facilities at dock10′s largest high definition studio. Production company Wall To Wall and the BBC have now completed filming for the blind auditions stage, which is set for transmission in January.   Kylie Minogue, Ricky Wilson, will.i.am and […]

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