U.K. pubcaster the BBC has tapped a new chief flak as it struggles to regain its poise following a bruising year, and just as it enters what is likely to be a turbulent period John Shield, who takes…
Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
LONDON — Members of a Parliamentary committee in Blighty have accused the BBC and its former director general Mark Thompson of misleading Parliament with evidence given two years ago about the…
FremantleMedia North America is strengthening its scripted development department with the additions of Craig Cegielski and Stefanie Berk. Cegielski takes on the newly-created position of exec vice…
Dominated by tuners, the London legit scene nevertheless experienced a distinct shortage of new musical offerings in 2012 -- but that looks poised to change in 2013, with the season already filling…
As the race to become the BBC's next leader intensifies, no single contender has emerged as the likely candidate to take on what remains the most demanding role in U.K. media.
Hold the front page: Vaudeville Discovered Alive and Well... and living uproariously in Nicholas Hytner's joyous production.
LONDON -- The BBC's director general Mark Thompson is expected to leave at the end of the year or early 2013 at the latest.
Sincere as the performances are, they don't generate enough stage heat to forge a sustained connection either with each other or the audience.
One of the BBC's longest serving and most highly remunerated toppers is ankling as the corp cuts costs.
BBC topper Mark Thompson has launched a scathing attack on what he claims is the failure of the Rupert Murdoch-owned paybox BSkyB to invest significant coin in U.K. production.