Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

BBC Four Sponsorship 'Waxes Lyrical'

A broadcast media partnership with The Institute of Art and Ideas and the BBC for the world's largest philosophy and music festival held annually in Hay-on-Wye, HowTheLightGetsIn has been announced.
Richard Klein, Controller, BBC Four, said the partnership enables festival-goers to sample some exclusive screenings of forthcoming philosophical programming on offer from BBC Four, with added insight from invited speakers and consultants from the programmes.
Invited speakers include Controller of BBC Four, Richard Klein, who will be introducing a documentary called Justice: a Citizen's Guide To The 21st Century; John Mullan, director of In Their Own Words: Great Thinkers, will host a question and answer session around two premieres of the series; James Rogan director of Storyville's Amnesty documentary will host a debate; and Jonty Claypole, BBC Four Executive Producer, will present an illustrated talk of great philosophers through the BBC Archive.
Running to 6 June, this prestigious philosophy and music festival takes place in Hay-on-Wye, with over 200 events on offer, featuring some of the top musicians, academics and public figures from the philosophy and music world. The BBC is hosting sessions on Sunday 29 May and on the documentary celebration day, Thursday 2 May.
Richard Klein commented: "Whether it's the exploration of Justice in our society, or a trawl through the BBC's archives with the help of the Open University to find the voices of great philosophers, BBC Four is dedicated to in-depth coverage of a wide range of philosophy subjects.
"The channel seeks to explore the great thinkers, debates and issues that affect us today through programming with purpose and proposition.
"We're delighted to partner with HowTheLightGetsIn Philosophy and Music Festival for the first time as we feel that we share very similar ambitions for intelligent, witty and in-depth discussion about a subject we both feel passionately about," he said.
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

RTS Announces Nominations For North West Awards 2017
The Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre has announced the nominations for its annual awards, at an event sponsored by Audio Network. Cat
RTS Announce Scotland Awards 2017
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the RTS Scotland Awards 2017. The awards cover all forms of production in Scotlan
Production News : Nominations Announced For RTS Scotland Awards 2016
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for this year's RTS Scotland Awards 2016. The awards cover all forms of production in
Nominations For RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018 Announced
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Gues
Production News - RTS Announces Craft & Design Awards Shortlist
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the shortlist for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014. The winners will be announced at a ceremon
RTS North West Announce Awards Shortlist
The Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre has announced the shortlist for its annual awards at an event hosted by CBBC presenter Lauren Lay
RTS Announces Winners Of Scotland Awards 2014
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners of the RTS Scotland Awards 2014. Chaired by April Chamberlain, the awards cover all forms
Production News : BBC Announces New Live Broadcast Music Show
The BBC has announced a brand new six-part music series to be broadcast live on BBC One this autumn and featuring the biggest UK and international mus
RTS East Centre Announces Nominations For Awards
The Royal Television Society (RTS) East Centre has announced the nominations for the RTS East Awards 2017. The inaugural awards will take place on 25
Production News : BBC Two Announce Star-Studded King Lear Cast
It has been announced that Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson are to lead a star-studded cast in a BBC Two adaptation of William Shakespeare's famous w
Production News : Filming Begins On Russell T Davies Drama For BBC One
Filming on Russell T Davies' major three-part drama for BBC One A Very English Scandal has begun. Hugh Grant as Jeremy Thorpe and Ben Whishaw as Norma
Production News : BBC Confirms Natural History Commissions
A total of five new Natural History commissions are to be made for BBC One and BBC Two it has been announced. The five programmes are Big Cats (w/t),
Production News : BBC Four Announced New Season Of Themed Programmes
BBC Four has announced a new season of programmes celebrating and exploring the ideas, inspirations and visionaries behind the concept of utopia: a pl
Production News : BBC Four Acquires French Drama Series
BBC Four has announced the acquisition of French drama series, Witnesses: A Frozen Death. The eight-part series stars Marie Dompnier and Audrey Fleuro
Production News : BBC Four Commissions New Swedish Drama
BBC Four has announced the commission of Swedish drama series, Black Lake; about a group of young friends and the unsettling chain of events that are