Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Doing Digital Properly: Top Tips From BBC Worldwide’s Alex Ayling

Today, anyone can broadcast through platforms like YouTube. With amateurs producing incredible content, and organisations like Vice creating films specifically for online broadcast, where do traditional broadcasters like the BBC fit in? Continue reading

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Rap & Shakespeare? Seriously?!

We’ve been here before: trying to make Shakespeare accessible by making him faster and colloquial. Dupré’s approach is to take strong acting talent, some outstandingly fast MC’ing, and combine it all with a clever, funny and accessible script. Continue reading

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YouTube: TV’s Friend Or Enemy?

YouTube’s viewing figures would make any broadcaster shudder – this year alone, YouTube has had more views than all of American cable television in history. Continue reading

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Being One To Watch

I was rather intimidated by images in my head of dashing, super-intelligent individuals who already had a few BAFTAs under their belt. Fortunately the wine and food on the train helped me to relax en-route. Continue reading

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The BBC’s Quiet Game-Changer

Coffee-geeks in the trendy East London cafe were slightly alarmed as I first shouted with joy, then wiped tears from my eyes, as Gemma Gibbons slammed her opponent to the mat and mouthed “I love you mum,” to the heavens. Continue reading

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The moment you step off the train, the excitement is palpable and the atmosphere electric. I’m only 4 and a half hours from London, and the language is still English, but Edinburgh during festival season is as rewarding as any other European capital. Continue reading

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