James Purnell
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James Purnell

Director, Strategy & Digital
: BBC, BBC Worldwide (London)
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Think of the BBC and what springs to mind? If you're an average New Yorker, according to the new head of BBC Worldwide, Tim Davie, you associate the BBC with high quality news coverage and a program…
The BBC has announced the first set of senior appointments since Royal Opera House topper Tony Hall was given the job of director-general at the pubcaster in November.
When NakedSword producers approached experimental short filmmaker Travis Mathews about making an amateur porn feature in the vein of his "In Their Room" series, they seem to have overlooked the…
In Charlotte Gwinner's well-calibrated production, Irish scribe Nancy Harris' new play "Our New Girl" walks an impressive stylistic tightrope between suspense, satire, and psychological drama.
You wish the wraith-like creature known as Hollowface would just hurry up and get on with it in "Intruders," a fitfully creepy, overly protracted chiller that plays more like a noncommittal sampler…
There's not a helicopter or a barricade to be seen in "Martin Guerre," the new Alain Boublil/Claude-Michel Schonberg musical that takes as its source the same 16 th-century French story to have…