With nine in 10 people working in the UK’s film and TV industries experiencing mental health issues*, something needs to change.
Inspired by the true stories of Norwegian corporate whistleblowers, Heksejakt (Witch Hunt) looks at how those fighting for justice often become targets themselves.
Following an exclusive virtual screening of episode one, series co-creators Anna Bache-Wiig and Siv Rajendram Eliassen, along with lead actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal join the Radio Times’ Frances Taylor for this live behind-the-scenes discussion ahead of Witch Hunt's release on All 4 and Channel 4.
This event will include a live audience Q&A.
In January 2020, we held a joint event with the Children’s Media Foundation: “Are the Kids Alright?” The session looked at how the mainstream media were providing engaging content for our youngest audiences. Then the pandemic changed everything. How did the media industry rise to the challenge?
On 11th September 2001, many children lost their parents, with over 100 born after their fathers’ deaths on that fateful day. Children of 9/11: Our Story does not return to that dramatic day but looks forward, to follow some of those children, now coming of age, from all sorts of diverse backgrounds across America and the world beyond, in order to unveil the hidden cost of the tragedy.
Described as “one of the most innovative and daring television programmes ever conceived” by the BFI, Spitting Image was first broadcast on ITV all the way back in 1984 and continued to mercilessly caricature the great and the good of British society (and beyond) till 1996.
The London 1948 Olympics were officially the Games of the XIV Olympiad, and the first to follow a 12 year hiatus caused by World War II. Dubbed the Austerity Olympics, due to the aftermath of the War, no new venues were built. The Empire Stadium and Empire Pool at Wembley Park were among the main venues.
The BBC bought the rights for £1,000 - around £73,000 in today's money - and broadcast to to a service that was officially only available in the London area.
Hosted once again by Darren Altman, and with questions coming from across all 15 regions and nations, come and join us to test your knowledge of all things telly and be thoroughly entertained. Compete as a team or as an individual, we don’t mind so long as you sign up here – and it’s free!
Still no prizes but get in the mince pies, mull that wine and dust down your festive glad rags as we go across the country with questions thrown out with seasonal aplomb! Join host Darren Altman on the 9th December at 7.30pm for a test of your TV knowledge - whether you're in a team or playing alone we can guarantee a night of good-hearted competition with live chat! What's not to like... Sign up here!