Features – Page 14

  • The Burrowers
    Behind The Scenes

    The Burrowers, BBC2


    Trying to ‘cut a British hillside in half ’ was the maddest thing I’ve ever done says Fiona Pitcher

  • Clive Edwards

    Q&A Clive Edwards, BBC


    Commissioner for UK current affairs, BBC reveals his commissioning wishlist

  • BBC_Drama_Writers_Toby_Whithouse_and_Steven_Moffat

    BBC TV Drama Writers’ Festival


    Will Strauss uncovers a talented but isolated community who swear a lot - but whose passion shines through.

  • Leopards: 21st Century Cats

    Leopards: 21st Century Cats, BBC2


    We used nine cameras to capture night-time footage of our leopards in as many ways as we could – and the differences in the results were startling, says Steve Gooder

  • The Fall
    Behind The Scenes

    The Fall, BBC2


    Writer Allan Cubitt was involved in everything from casting to editing on his BBC2 series The Fall. Tim Adler speaks to the producers and star Gillian Anderson about the unusual set-up

  • Faith Penhale (credit Huw John)

    Faith Penhale, BBC Wales


    BBC Wales’ head of drama tells Robin Parker about her plans for a broader, more ambitious mix of shows – and why tax breaks can galvanise writers to free their imaginations

  • The Big Reunion

    Digital plays supporting role


    From new shows like ITV2’s The Big Reunion to stalwarts like E4’s Hollyoaks, broadcasters’ ‘digital family’ of channels are making an important contribution.

  • Death In Paradise

    Big freeze boost for BBC1


    Hits from Miranda to Death In Paradise help the channel increase share in the first quarter, while Channel 4 and Channel 5 lose 12% in peak.

  • The Politician's Husband
    Behind The Scenes

    The Politician's Husband, BBC2


    Paula Milne’s forthcoming follow-up to her classic 1995 drama turns the tables to explore the shifting balance of power between husbands and wives. Paul Whitelaw reports

  • Our Girl

    Our Girl, BBC1


    A real-life army camp lent authenticity to Tony Grounds’ new BBC1 drama, Our Girl, while a few tricks transformed a Bedfordshire quarry into Afghanistan.

  • Insect
    Behind The Scenes

    Edwardian Insects On Film, BBC4


    A new BBC4 documentary from Mentorn revisits the work of amateur naturalist Percy Smith, recreating his century-old film of a performing housefly.

  • Janice Hadlow
    The Broadcast Interview

    Janice Hadlow, BBC2


    Janice Hadlow controller of Broadcast’s Channel of the Year discusses maintaining BBC2’s distinctive identity in the face of budget cuts - and why sewing is the new baking.

  • Zai Bennett
    The Broadcast Interview

    Zai Bennett, BBC3


    As BBC3 reaches its 10th birthday, Zai Bennett tells Jake Kanter how he has sharpened its focus and made the channel his own – and why the milestone won’t be celebrated on air

  • Dancing On The Edge

    Singing for your supper


    Bringing Dancing On The Edge to the screen required a patchwork of funding, from the BBC to gap financing and selling the soundtrack rights. Tim Adler unpicks the details

  • olympics

    2012: the year of living digitally


    Andy Stout reviews the top five most significant events of the year in the increasingly digital UK broadcasting space

  • Jana Bennett
    The Broadcast Interview

    Jana Bennett, BBC Worldwide


    As she picks up a major WFTV award, the former BBC head of Vision talks to Lisa Campbell about leaving the BBC, revolutionising science on TV and helping women reach the top

  • Todd Austin

    The War on Britain’s Roads


    Todd Austin responds to criticism of Leopard’s controversial cycling doc and discusses UGC difficulties.

  • Mr Stink

    Testing 3D’s drama potential


    David Walliams’ comic novel receives the 3D treatment as the BBC explores the drama genre as part of its two-year experiment with the technology.

  • Mediacity Roundtable

    MediaCityUK to make London look old-school


    In the first of three themed roundtables at the Salford media hub, Broadcast explored the creative impact, opportunities and challenges facing producers in the north-west. Lisa Campbell moderates

  • Bob Shennan
    The Broadcast Interview

    Bob Shennan, BBC Radio 2 / BBC 6Music


    The BBC Radio controller talks to Jake Kanter about the galvanising effect of saving 6 Music, minimising the impact of budget cuts - and his admiration for Russell Brand.