Features – Page 9

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    Behind The Scenes

    Oak Tree: Nature's Great Survivor, BBC4


    Spending a year watching a tree slowly grow had its challenges, but this was the kind of privilege only BBC4 can provide, says Nic Stacey

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    Behind The Scenes

    Rooney - The Man Behind The Goals, BBC1


    What kicked off as a sporting achievement documentary soon turned into an unexpectedly unguarded glimpse into the life of the man behind the tabloid headlines, says Tony Pastor

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    Behind The Scenes

    Danger Mouse, CBBC


    We had to bring a cartoon classic right up to date while keeping the charm of the original. Making sure the gags didn’t get lost in translation was a challenge too, says Ben Ward

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    Behind The Scenes

    Boy Meets Girl, BBC2


    There is no agenda to our transgender comedy, but the issue still required sensitive treatment, says Margot Gavan Duffy

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    Damian Kavanagh, BBC3


    BBC3 digital controller Damian Kavanagh talks to Hannah Gannagé-Stewart about his ambitions for the channel and the challenges ahead as it moves online this autumn

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Boy Who Wanted His Leg Cut Off, BBC3


    BBC3 took a risk with our doc, but it was a human story worth telling, says Jazz Gowans

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    Cuffs, BBC1


    First-time director and former rally driver Nick Rowland is in the hot seat for the climax of BBC1’s pacy crime series. Adrian Lobb visits him on set

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Outcast, BBC1


    Novel, film or TV series? BBC1’s new drama has been all of these at some point in its development. Olly Grant hears about its unusual journey to TV

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    Behind The Scenes

    CBBC Official Chart Show


    Our young production team had no previous experience of working in television, but stacks of ability and the confi dence to take on anything we threw at them, says Steve Wynne

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Bank, BBC2


    We ditched the fixed rig for our bank doc when we realised where the real action was, says Zac Beattie

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    The Broadcast Interview

    Tony Hall, BBC


    Director general Tony Hall on the challenges facing the BBC and why the public must be involved in the licence fee debate

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Interceptor, BBC1


    Car chases through London and a takeover of Waterloo station required precision planning and tight budget control, says Patrick Schweitzer

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    BBC journalism is under threat


    As the new culture secretary contemplates the future of the BBC, Neil Midgley focuses on the challenges for the corporation’s flagship news services

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    Where the BBC axe could fall


    With the corporation facing tough negotiations over charter renewal and the licence fee, Neil Midgley takes a look at where further cuts might be made

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    Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, BBC1


    BBC1’s adaption of Susanna Clarke’s novel takes the viewer on a journey into a fantastical world - but always remains grounded in reality. Benji Wilson finds out how it was done

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    Behind The Scenes

    Channel Patrol, BBC1


    Drones and GoPros helped us capture the busy English channel on a daytime budget, says series producer Rebecca Nunn

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    Behind The Scenes

    Hunters of the South Seas, BBC2


    When we gave our researcher his dream assignment, a new star presenter was born, says series producer/director Jamie Balment

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    Behind The Scenes

    Episodes, BBC2


    When Wimbledon Studios went into receivership just before shooting began on Episodes’ fourth series, producer Debs Pisani had her work cut out keeping the production on track

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    Behind The Scenes

    Tatau, BBC3


    The tropical setting of the Cook Islands and legends surrounding Maori culture inspired BBC3’s new drama about two backpackers caught up in a mystery.

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    Poldark, BBC1


    BBC1’s adaption seeks to do justice to the books of Winston Graham and the elemental passion of the Cornish landscape