Tag : bbc

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

6 months ago / 0 comments

The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

Can You Beat a BBC Drama?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Is Netflix’s increasing focus on original drama set to threaten BBC supremacy? BBC dramas have long been the jewel in the crown of British television and the BBC iPlayer’s recent gift of ‘Box Sets’ has meant that the programmes are more accessible and exciting than ever. The British Broadcasting Corporation … Read More

The New Wave of Neo-Colonialism

6 months ago / 0 comments

The current Oxfam scandal, and the varying array of comments and criticism surrounding it demonstrates in black and white that colonial mentalities still exist towards the developing world. With this in mind, appropriate conduct in crisis zones needs some careful scrutiny. Quite clearly, something is wrong, and the rigour surrounding … Read More

EasyJet Boss Takes Pay Cut – but will this Fix the Gender Pay Gap?

7 months ago / 0 comments

It was recently announced that the chief executive of easyJet has taken a pay cut in order to make his salary match that of his predecessor. Johan Lundgren took over as the chief executive last December on a basic salary of £740,000; his predecessor, Carolyn McCall, was on a salary … Read More

Carrie Gracie: A Hero Vilified

8 months ago / 0 comments

"My case is just an example of a bigger problem" - former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie gives evidence to MPs about equal pay https://t.co/kExvCXAsjQ pic.twitter.com/Jd2eGLWQZj— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) January 31, 2018 She is a greedy, avaricious, money-grabbing opportunist ready to rinse the tax-payer of every penny she can ... Read More

India Daniel investigates the current controversy surrounding Uber in London

12 months ago / 0 comments

Last week, in news that shocked many, Transport for London (“TFL”) decided that they would not be renewing Uber’s licence to operate in the city. TFL acknowledged concerns raised by passengers about background checks carried out on drivers by Uber and about the processes to deal with criminal offences, and … Read More

Preview: Luke Sital-Singh @ Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, 18/5/17

1 year ago / 0 comments

Singer songwriter Luke Sital-Singh first came onto the scene in 2012 with his debut EP Fail for You and this song was actually featured on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. He’s gone on to release more EPs and singles and was even longlisted for BBC’s Sound of…2014 alongside the likes … Read More

Why BBC2’s ‘Muslims Like Us’ has got people talking

2 years ago / 0 comments

Muslims Like Us is a two-part BBC2 programme documenting ten British Muslims living under one roof. Soraya Ali and Mira Mookerjee give us their opinions and try to pin down just what’s got everyone talking about the programme. “The show beautifully captured the struggles British Muslims and immigrants face daily…” … Read More

The Apprentice – As ruthless as ever?

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. Back for its twelfth series, eighteen business tycoons are suiting up to battle it out for the chance to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar, and, as ever, this year’s contestants aren’t exactly shy and retiring… “I’m going to be the prime minister … Read More

Drama rises as BBC can’t prove they have the dough to win GBBO…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Headlines this week have provided a somewhat soggy bottom as the nation found out that The Great British Bake Off will move to Channel 4 for the next series, after Love Productions and the BBC were “unable to reach agreement on terms to renew the commission [of the show]”… Following … Read More