Suzanna Taverne

BBC Three closure approved

The BBC Trust has approved plans to close down BBC Three as a broadcast channel and move it online, with closure to be phased in over the first two months of next year, and has set out a number of conditions to ensure that younger UK audiences continue to be well-served. There will be a […]

BBC Trust seeks views on production plans

The BBC Trust has launched an industry consultation on proposals to scrap current production quotas and bring BBC Production in line with independent prodcos. The Trust, which governs the BBC, is probing how programme supply reaches the UK’s pubcaster. Yesterday it began a review and called for public views on future plans. Currently, a mechanism […]