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Glastonbury Experience 2020 review: BBC coverage is an orgy of reminiscence

Glastonbury Experience 2020 review: BBC coverage is an orgy of reminiscence

Glastonbury Experience 2020 review: BBC coverage is an orgy of reminiscence Glastonbury Experience 2020 review: BBC coverage is an orgy of reminiscence This weekend was meant to be the 50th anniversary edition of Glastonbury. The BBC, never shy about letting us know the festival is on, was damned if it was going to be held back by a little thing …

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Glastonbury TV guide: What time, what channel and how to watch live on BBC

Glastonbury TV guide: What time, what channel and how to watch live on BBC

Glastonbury TV guide: What time, what channel and how to watch live on BBC Glastonbury TV guide: What time, what channel and how to watch live on BBC The BBC has revealed its schedule of historic Glastonbury performances to mark the festival’s 50th anniversary. The event was cancelled this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, meaning fans have been …

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David Attenborough geography lessons: How to watch virtual BBC Bitesize classes for primary school children

David Attenborough geography lessons: How to watch virtual BBC Bitesize classes for primary school children

David Attenborough geography lessons: How to watch virtual BBC Bitesize classes for primary school children David Attenborough geography lessons: How to watch virtual BBC Bitesize classes for primary school children David Attenborough is lending his signature voice to geography lessons for children being educated at home during lockdown. The legendary broadcaster has teamed up with BBC Bitesize for a series …

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Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio

Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio

Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio Harry Enfield has sparked outrage after using the word “c**n” in an interview defending blackface. The comedian, who last donned blackface to play actor Harry Belafonte in a 2014 comedy …

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Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns

Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns

Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns Little Britain has been removed from BBC iPlayer and BritBox amid concerns about its use of blackface and racist humour. The removal of the sketch series, starring David Walliams and Matt Lucas, followed its …

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Stephen Fry lends voice to children’s mindfulness app from BBC

Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry warn UK could become ‘cultural wasteland’

Stephen Fry lends voice to children’s mindfulness app from BBC Stephen Fry lends voice to children’s mindfulness app from BBC Stephen Fry has teamed up with the BBC to launch a new mental health app for children. The legendary actor lends his voice to Your Mindful Garden, a new digital programme on the CBeebies Go Explore app that helps prepare …

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Normal People doubles BBC Three opening week record

Normal People doubles BBC Three opening week record

Normal People doubles BBC Three opening week record Normal People doubles BBC Three opening week record Normal People has given BBC Three its best ever week for programme requests after the show more than doubled the previous record held by Killing Eve. The hotly anticipated adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel was requested more than 21.8 million times on BBC iPlayer in …

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BBC could quarantine casts and crews of shows including Peaky Blinders and Line of Duty together if lockdown continues

BBC could quarantine casts and crews of shows including Peaky Blinders and Line of Duty together if lockdown continues

BBC could quarantine casts and crews of shows including Peaky Blinders and Line of Duty together if lockdown continues BBC could quarantine casts and crews of shows including Peaky Blinders and Line of Duty together if lockdown continues The BBC’s head of drama has said the company is so concerned about the lack of new programming that it might try and …

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The Big Night In: BBC receives 180 complaints over ‘offensive content’ amid Little Britain backlash

The Big Night In: BBC receives 180 complaints over ‘offensive content’ amid Little Britain backlash

The Big Night In: BBC receives 180 complaints over ‘offensive content’ amid Little Britain backlash The Big Night In: BBC receives 180 complaints over ‘offensive content’ amid Little Britain backlash The BBC has received 181 complaints about “offensive content” in its charity show The Big Night In. The three-hour-long programme, which saw Children In Need and Comic Relief team up …

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‘Unhealthy’ BBC show The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories receives 1,200 complaints

‘Unhealthy’ BBC show The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories receives 1,200 complaints

‘Unhealthy’ BBC show The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories receives 1,200 complaints ‘Unhealthy’ BBC show The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories receives 1,200 complaints The BBC has received 1,216 complaints over its show The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories, which viewers accused of having an “unhealthy approach to food”. Presented by Fred Sirieix and Dr Zoe Williams, the one-off Horizon …

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