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Canal+, BBC2, PBS shoot for the Moon and Back

BBC2 in the UK, PBS in the US and French pay operator Canal+ are preparing to air a documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing. 8 Days: To The Moon And Back (1 x 90 minutes) is being co-produced by BBC Studios’ Science Unit, PBS and The Open University, in association […]

BBC Two begins Building Cars Live

UK public channel BBC Two has commissioned a 2x90mins series that uncover the world of car manufacturing. Building Cars Live is the latest in a long line of … Live formats from the BBC, which will coproduce the show with The Open University. It will see ex-Top Gear presenter James May, Kate Humble (Volcano Live, […]

Eddie Izzard to star in BBC science drama

Actor and stand-up Eddie Izzard will star in a science-themed, fact-based drama for UK terrestrial BBC Two as one of a raft of new commissions. Izzard (Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen) will play British scientist Robert Watson Watt, the inventor of the radar, in Castles in the Sky (pictured). It will sell the story of the […]