BBC collaborates with China for doc

'A History of Beijing' will air internationally

BBC Worldwide’s Global Channels is bowing its first regional collaboration, a documentary about  Beijing, made with Beijing TV and the Media Development Authority of Singapore.

“A History of Beijing” is an in-depth tour of the ancient Chinese capital, which will host the Olympics in August. It was originally shot by Beijing TV as a 12-part series.

A three-part version will bow on BBC Knowledge across Asia in August, and will also be broadcast on BBC Knowledge in Poland and some European territories on BBC Prime.

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