Larnie Moles graduated with her Masters degree – and walked straight into a job with one of the most prestigious names in broadcasting. Larnie, 26, graduated with MA Radio from the University of Sunderland in November and immediately landed a post at the BBC Creative Agency in London. BBC Creative is the BBC’s in-house creative agency.  They […]

BBC Academy’s digital experts will be delivering free workshops at the University of Sunderland, offering an opportunity to get clued-up on the latest in digital content and hands-on with new technology. The BBC’s Digital Skills Morning will kick off at the National Glass Centre on October 15, 8.45am-1pm providing a special focus on nurturing new talent and creating […]

This summer BBC Three will be filming an immersive travel series following a group of friends on their summer hols – and they need your help. BBC 3 are scouring the UK for a diverse cast of brilliant characters, looking for groups of friends who have great relationships & chemistry, humour, are likeable and bags of fun. Perhaps you’re […]

Simon Cowell’s entertainment company is to produce a new talent series for ITV’s rival broadcaster – the BBC. The corporation has announced its first-ever partnership with the producers of ITV’s flagship Saturday night talent shows, The X Factor and (Britain’s) Got Talent. It has commissioned Syco Entertainment, owned by Cowell, and Thames, the entertainment arm […]

Bradley Lowery will be be honoured with an award later at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. Bradley lost his battle with neuroblastoma in July this year, but his fight captured hearts across the North East and the wider sporting world, including appearances as a mascot for Sunderland. Since then his death, Bradley’s parents, Gemma […]

 Strictly Come Dancing fans will be thrilled to learn that TV judge Darcey Bussell, comedian Susan Calman and Double Paralympic Champion Jonnie Peacock will all be taking to the road from January next year for the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour. The 2018 live shows will mark the first time that Darcey has appeared […]

It has been announced that Robot Wars is coming back.  The comeback was announced on Wednesday, January 13. Mentors Scotland, part of the Tinopolis, has been commissioned by BBC Two to produce a new series of the show. The new series of the show has been commissioned by channel controller Kim Shillinglaw, Acting Controller of […]



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