Features – Page 7

  • Inside Number 9
    Behind The Scenes

    Inside No 9, BBC2

    2016-12-15T07:09:00Z

    Inside No. 9 producer Adam Tandy talks to George Bevir about creating a working 1970s drama set with period cameras and lighting for the return of the darkly comic anthology series

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    Behind The Scenes

    Time Commanders, BBC4

    2016-12-01T07:30:00Z

    Rebooting the format a decade on allowed the use of much more powerful software

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Last Miners, BBC1

    2016-11-21T12:25:00Z

    By rejecting the use of mini cams, gimbals and drones, we strove for visual honesty of life in the pits, says Wesley Pollitt

  • Stacey Dooley Frontline
    Behind The Scenes

    Stacey Dooley: Guns, Girls and Isis, BBC3

    2016-11-16T12:03:00Z

    Stacey Dooley has revealed her reasons for venturing into a war zone for the first time following the launch of her Isis-themed BBC3 documentary.

  • Deserts
    Behind The Scenes

    Planet Earth, BBC1

    2016-10-06T07:29:00Z

    A decade after its groundbreaking series, BBC Studios’ NHU is again using cutting-edge techniques and technology to take the viewer right into the world of animals.

  • Big Blue
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    Underwater innovators

    2016-10-06T07:23:00Z

    Deep-sea filming is one of the toughest challenges in natural history. George Bevir hears how some of the genre’s leading producers have charted this hidden world

  • Conviction: Murder At The Station
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    Conviction, BBC2

    2016-09-22T09:58:00Z

    First we had to set some ground rules to ensure we got the kind of cinematic, high-stakes documentary we wanted. Then we had to find the right case, says Richard Bond

  • Obesity - The Post Mortem
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    Obesity - The Post Mortem

    2016-09-08T08:20:00Z

    Filming a post-mortem for BBC3 took us on a long and emotional journey, but the result is an eye-opening documentary, says Melanie Archer

  • Alexandra Shulman
    Behind The Scenes

    Inside British Vogue, BBC2

    2016-09-07T11:30:00Z

    The opportunity to make a series about a major British institution doesn’t usually just fall into your lap, says Katie Buchanan

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    Behind The Scenes

    Robot Wars, BBC2

    2016-07-21T16:40:00Z

    As Sir Killalot, Matilda and the rest of the Robot Wars gang prepare for their TV comeback, Olly Grant visits the giant set where the souped-up veterans will take on the next generation

  • City in the Sky
    Behind The Scenes

    City in the Sky, BBC2

    2016-06-03T13:26:00Z

    Russell Levin highlights the challenges of trying to film 300 tonne aircraft taking off from the coldest city on earth.

  • Battle of Jutland
    Behind The Scenes

    Battle of Jutland: the Navy's Bloodiest Day, BBC2

    2016-05-27T11:10:00Z

    What started as a personal story for executive producer Liz McLeod became a technical jigsaw puzzle for director Alicia Aarce

  • DANCING-4
    Behind The Scenes

    Last Whites of the East End, BBC1

    2016-05-24T11:54:00Z

    We warmed up many of our contributors over a pint - but we had to out ourselves as lightweights, says Kelly Close

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    Behind The Scenes

    Love, Nina, BBC1

    2016-05-19T08:28:00Z

    Our fictionalised take on Nina Stibbe’s book tries to shine a light on the every day with wit, heart and visual flourish, says Jamie Laurenson

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    Behind The Scenes

    Hetty Feather, CBBC

    2016-05-12T17:40:00Z

    Convincing children that ‘old stuff ’ is worth watching is one thing; curbing contemporary slang on set is quite another, discovered David Collier

  • Adrian-Riot-Camera
    Behind The Scenes

    Undercover, BBC1

    2016-04-04T09:34:00Z

    Key scenes finally clicked once we changed continent last-minute, says producer Richard Stokes - while director James Hawes battled to make a riot look real.

  • Life In The Air, BBC1
    Behind The Scenes

    Life In The Air, BBC1

    2016-04-01T13:19:00Z

    Capturing animals in flight in some of the world’s toughest locations required some unorthodox kit, says Simon Bell

  • Eddie-Izzard-4
    Behind The Scenes

    Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man, BBC3

    2016-03-29T12:07:00Z

    Eddie Izzard’s Sport Relief challenge was an endurance test for the production team too, says executive producer Nick Catliff

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    Can't Touch This, BBC1

    2016-03-18T12:58:00Z

    Getting a commission turned out to be the easy bit - the real test was losing our location and having to build three new sets in a building with a leaky roof, says Stellify’s joint managing director Matthew Worthy

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    Two Doors Down, BBC2

    2016-03-10T12:21:00Z

    When you have naturally funny performers like Doon Mackichan, Elaine C Smith and Sharon Rooney in your cast, you’d be crazy not to take their opinions on board, says Simon Carlyle