A round-up of the week’s stories and observations.
- MON 4TH SEP (10.30PM)
New season, same old blocks for Politics Live
- FRI 8TH SEP (7PM)
BBC South Today prepares to decamp to temporary set
- SAT 9TH SEP (10.25PM)
Big cheer for the BBC Singers at Last Night of the Proms
Monday 4th September
10.30pm New season, same old blocks for Politics Live
Politics Live returned from its summer break today. And almost two years since the Reith BBC blocks logo was formally launched on air, this flagship politics programme still uses the old Gill Sans blocks.
Friday 8th September
7pm BBC South Today prepares to decamp to temporary set
BBC South Today is the next English regional news programme to undergo a studio refit to accommodate the new “Naseby” set design – a small-scale variation of London’s Studio B facility.
The programme will move to a temporary set from tomorrow, to allow refurbishment of its main studio to get under way.
“As ever, have loved my week on @BBCSouthNews sofa – @PaulCliftonBBC joins me for our last EVER prog with this studio set. We’re moving to the backup studio for 2 months while a whizzy new set is installed!
Saturday 9th September
10.25pm Big cheer for the BBC Singers at Last Night of the Proms
There was a particular show of appreciation for the BBC Singers at the Last Night of the Proms.
Earlier this year, the BBC suspended a proposal to close the BBC Singers choir, while it explored alternative funding models.
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