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News Archive for June, 2010

  • Channel 4 extends subtitling and audio description

    As part of its planning for coverage of the 2012 Paralympic Games and in light of the reaffirmation of its public service role in the recent Digital Economy Act, Channel 4 has decided to make major new commitments in relation to subtitling and audio description, over and above its statutory obligations. These changes will significantly […]

  • Balloon goes up on University’s Channel 4 Project

    The University of Portsmouth’s School of Creative Arts, Film and Media launched its major new research on Channel 4’s impact on British film culture at a special event on 19 May. This first major assessment of the output of Film Four is being led by Dr Justin Smith and Professor Paul McDonald. They won a […]

  • When Romeo Met Juliet

    When Romeo Met Juliet, a three-part BBC production which which sees Paul Roseby, the artistic director of the National Youth Theatre, work with school children to produce and perform a Shakespeare play in 8 weeks, is currently being broadcast on BBC2.  In a unique experiment, each school is cast as one of the two feuding […]