A week is a long time in broadcasting, so 100 years is a very long time and the world has been turned upside down more than a few times during this period.   A good place to start to begin to comprehend this amazing achievement is the BBC’s 100 website www.bbc.co.uk/100  It is a rich website full of 100 voices and objects illustrating the BBC’s history.  You can browse at your leisure at home or there are numerous exhibitions around the country which are celebrating. Find out if there is one near you @ www.bbc.com/historyofthebbc/exhibitions/  If the printed word is more the medium you enjoy then Robert Seatter, Head of BBC History has written a book,  ‘Broadcasting Britain: 100 Years of the BBC’ and he will be talking about it live at Broadcasting House on the evening of 24th November.  The Event is fully booked but you can join via Zoom.   To watch live on Zoom go to the Webinar Registration form here 

There is a special week of content to mark the anniversary.  It began on 18th October and to find out what is in store click here  www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/bbc-100-programming/#bbc100content and scroll down for details

Published On: October 21st, 2022 / 1 min read / Views: 238 /


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