The broadcaster is looking to boost the range and availability of content on its streaming service in order to deliver better value for Licence Fee payers and ensure audiences can enjoy shows before they become available on commercial platforms.
The irresistible musical starring legendary dancing duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers will be released on 8 July, followed on 22 July by Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a trailblazing musical, written, directed and starring John Cameron Mitchell, which is as unclassifiable as its protagonist.
Named Richard Hammond’s BIG!, the ten part series see the award-winning host go behind-the-scenes of the largest structures and machines in the world to understand the science of ‘big’ – how engineers go about building, maintaining and using these superstructures.
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organisation.
The BBC has announced the creation of two new Controller roles for BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds, a move which the corporation says underlines the importance Director General Tony Hall places on reinventing the BBC for the future generation.