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Director BBC Children’s and Director BBC North
Alice is responsible for the creative and strategic direction of the BBC’s Children’s services – including the UK’s two most popular networks for youngest audiences, CBeebies and CBBC.
With over 8,000 hours of children’s content each year, together with iPlayer, apps, interactive and multimedia content, the BBC’s children’s services reach 69% of UK children under the age of 12 each month.
The BBC is the leading public service broadcaster for children in the world and is also the biggest investor in British-made children’s content. Among its top shows are the BAFTA award-winning ‘Katie Morag’, ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘Justin’s House’, ‘Wolfblood’, ‘Blue Peter’, ‘Newsround’, ‘Mr Bloom’s Nursery’, ‘The Furchester Hotel’ and ‘Horrible Histories’.
Opening Session: Making it Happen for UK Kids
Our Question Time-style panel on the current and future issues facing children's media - including the BBC Charter review and licence fee cuts, the proposed contestable fund, the implications of Brexit on business conditions and more.
Opening Session: Making it Happen for UK Kids (relayed from Cinema 4)
Our Question Time-style panel on the current and future issues facing children's media - including the BBC Charter review and licence fee cuts, the proposed contestable fund, the implications of Brexit on business conditions and more. Send your question to: email@example.com
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