Beth relishes BBC show work experience stint

The chance to work behind-the-scenes on one of the world’s longest-running television shows might not have been possible for one Edge Hill University undergraduate without the Student Opportunity Fund.

Famous BBC dog offers advice to students during Festival in a Day

Hacker T Dog alongside other presenters

Famous canine personality Hacker T Dog, who presents on Children’s BBC (CBBC) joined other presenters, film producers, editors and media experts for a special Festival in a Day at Edge Hill University. Big names from across the world of film and television including; presenter Katie Thistleton (CBBC/Radio One), Blue Peter editor Ewan Vinnicombe, documentary maker […]

TV scholar asks how Welsh crime drama became global success in new book

With Wales’s Y Gwyll ‘Hinterland’ crime drama taking the world by storm, a leading television scholar asks how a programme so “authentically local” can appeal to millions internationally. Edge Hill University’s Elke Weissmann, a Reader in Film and Television, has written about the Welsh language drama for a chapter in a newly published book ‘European […]

Comment Blog: What now for the BBC?

Edge Hill University’s Senior Lecturer in PR and Politics, Paula Keaveney, has written the following post about the reputational problems the BBC has faced and why a good PR team is essential.