Features – Page 9

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    Behind The Scenes

    Inside British Vogue, BBC2


    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


    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

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    Behind The Scenes

    City in the Sky, BBC2


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

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    Behind The Scenes

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


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

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    Last Whites of the East End, BBC1


    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


    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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    Hetty Feather, CBBC


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

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    Undercover, BBC1


    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


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

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    Behind The Scenes

    Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man, BBC3


    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


    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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    Behind The Scenes

    Two Doors Down, BBC2


    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

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    Her Story: the Female Revolution, BBC World News


    Films of Records’s Neil Grant on partnering with advertising agency JWT Entertainment.

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    Behind The Scenes

    Stag, BBC2


    We went full ‘method’ in recreating the stag do from hell in the Scottish Highlands, says Jim Field Smith

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    Behind The Scenes

    The Prosecutors, BBC4


    You learn to be patient when there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to use the cases you’re following, say Sara Hardy and Blue Ryan

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    Thirteen, BBC3


    Commissioned before BBC3’s online move was set in stone, Thirteen had to shift from a traditional production road map to one that embraced all things digital.

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    The Broadcast Interview

    Susanne Bier, The Night Manager


    Acclaimed Danish film director Susanne Bier waited 25 years to make her TV debut - with a thriller that had taken almost as long to get to the screen.

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    The Rack Pack, BBC iPlayer


    Our BBC iPlayer film presented two huge challenges: combining comedy and tragedy, and making non-professionals look like geniuses with a snooker cue, says Barney Reisz

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    Dickensian, BBC1


    On a vast Victorian street set in a warehouse in west London, James Rampton hears how Red Planet took a light-footed approach to its rummage through Charles Dickens’ brain

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    Behind The Scenes

    War and Peace, BBC1


    At more than 1,400 pages, adapting War And Peace as a six-part drama was not for the fainthearted. Olly Grant meets the director, producer and crew charged with bringing the epic story to life