Category: Bloopers

If something doesn’t go quite to plan on air, rest assured, we’ll be there to capture the moment and ensure you don’t miss it.

BBC One Weather hit by technical glitch

Today’s lunchtime BBC One Weather bulletin was struck down by technical gremlins.

BBC One playout fault affects start of daytime show

BBC One viewers in England missed the start of today’s edition of Your Money and Your Life due to a playout fault. It was apparent that there was a problem when BBC One failed to exit its simulcast of the

BBC regional lunchtime news fails to appear in London

Today’s lunchtime edition of BBC London & South East News failed to appear in the London area. Instead, viewers there received a simulcast of the BBC News Channel (this is what’s carried on the BBC One sustaining feed during the

BBC One Scotland playout error during Politics Scotland

BBC One Scotland appeared to be having a bad day at lunchtime. Near the end of Politics Scotland, a trail for the new series of Have I Got News for You was played out in full, interrupting an interview. The

Technical fault disrupts BBC NI’s Spotlight programme

BBC Northern Ireland’s current affairs programme Spotlight was disrupted last night by a technical fault. Shortly after 11pm, the picture froze. Just under a minute later, a breakdown graphic appeared, accompanied by a verbal apology from the announcer. The breakdown

Storm Ciara takes The Big Questions off the air

This morning’s edition of The Big Questions fell victim to Storm Ciara for a time. The problems started shortly after 11am, when the picture and audio broke up. A few seconds later, the connection to Media City was lost completely.

Technical problems take BBC News off air

In the early hours of this morning, the BBC News Channel was forced to resort to recorded material from the previous hour due to technical problems. At midnight, the domestic news channel was due to join forces with BBC World

BBC One Christmas ident aired in error

BBC One Yorkshire and Lincolnshire aired one of this year’s Christmas BBC One idents in error this morning, in the junction leading into the regional Sunday Politics programme. Christmas presentation is not due to launch until this evening, across BBC

Sound fault disrupts Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two

A sound fault took this evening’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two off air for a few minutes. The sound dropped out during a live interview midway through the programme. Presenter Zoe Ball quickly apologised before the programme

Two visits by Mr Cockup this morning on BBC Two

The first issue occurred shortly before 9.30am, during a weather bulletin. BBC Two was simulcasting the BBC News Channel at the time. As far as we know, the forecast was presented live by Simon King. 35 seconds into the weather