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Happy 100th Birthday BBC!

Happy 100th Birthday BBC!

The BBC celebrated its centenary with a week of specially-dedicated programmes
Merlin (2008-2012) revisited: Magic and mystery

Merlin (2008-2012) revisited: Magic and mystery

A decade after its airtime, Merlin has not lost its magic and remains “the perfect comfort show to distract from real life with its medieval setting and magical elements”.
This is Going to Hurt: how should you read this med school bible?

This is Going to Hurt: how should you read this med school bible?

Intrigued to learn more about the life of a junior doctor? Look no further as Adam Kay’s novel is your perfect read!
Why the BBC should think again before moving CBBC online

Why the BBC should think again before moving CBBC online

Moving CBBC to just online makes it inaccessible for kids who already are already being taught to consume TV like customers.
Doctor Who finds it’s newest Time Lord

Doctor Who finds it’s newest Time Lord

Doctor Who finally welcomes Ncuti Gatwa as its first black doctor (if we conveniently forget the Timeless Child twist)
BBC sets out northern agenda in annual plan

BBC sets out northern agenda in annual plan

BBC have complied the changes they plan to make in their annual plan
Strictly champion Giovanni Pernice cha chas back to Manchester

Strictly champion Giovanni Pernice cha chas back to Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing champion Giovanni Pernice finally brings his This is Me tour to the Bridgewater Hall
This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

The gory insides of the NHS are exposed in this painfully funny adaptation of Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir.
The BBC says good morning Manchester

The BBC says good morning Manchester

Morning Live in Manchester: First topical daily live programme to move to the ‘regions’
This is [not] Going to Hurt book sales

This is [not] Going to Hurt book sales

Is Adam Kay milking the success of his bestselling memoir This is Going to Hurt?
BBC Three has bounced back to our screens

BBC Three has bounced back to our screens

BBC Three has returned to our TV screens for 2022 – what do UoM students think?
Paul Holly-should leave Bake Off

Paul Holly-should leave Bake Off

As we move into the new Bake Off era is Paul Hollywood really the right man for the job?
Women and STEM in the media

Women and STEM in the media

Mhairi Finlayson spoke at this years Women in Media conference about being a woman in STEM and how STEM research can be applied in media
Manchester law graduates and students feature in BBC One Series

Manchester law graduates and students feature in BBC One Series

The documentary asks whether Britain is tough enough on crime
BBC reveal that Nick Robinson could move to Manchester

BBC reveal that Nick Robinson could move to Manchester

Under the preliminary plans, Robinson would co-host the flagship current affairs programme from Salford, while his fellow editors remained in London
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 preview

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 preview

Tom Reynolds takes a look at those in contention for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
His Dark Materials, a BBC adaptation

His Dark Materials, a BBC adaptation

Faiza Hussain discusses the airing of the BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials
Review: World on Fire

Review: World on Fire

The BBC One Premiere of new Sunday night drama World on Fire was held at Manchester Cathedral, and writers Ella and Tilly were on the scene
Live Review: WHP presents Kurupt FM

Live Review: WHP presents Kurupt FM

As we come ever closer to the close of Store Street, contributor Alex Coupe reviews Kurupt FM’s first, and very possibly last, visit to the legendary Warehouse Project
UoM contestant becomes unlikely star of University Challenge

UoM contestant becomes unlikely star of University Challenge

The University of Manchester is through to the quarter-final of the BBC’s University Challenge after defeating Hertford College Oxford in the final 16

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