All posts tagged 'BBC Studios'

BBC One Renews ‘Still Open All Hours’ For Third Season, Lynda Barron Exits Due To Scheduling Conflicts

Months after series star David Jason revealed that BBC execs had ordered a new run, BBC One has officially confirmed that they have renewed Still Open All Hours for a Christmas Special and six episode third season. Lynda Barron, who has been playing Nurse Gladys since Open All Hours in the 1970s, will not be returning for the Christmas Special and third season, however, due to scheduling conflicts.

David Suchet To Narrate BBC One’s ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’

david-suchetDavid Suchet (Agatha Christie's Poirot) has signed on as the narrator for BBC One's Peter Pan Goes Wrong, a special adaptation of the theatre production from Mischief Theatre which is set to air this Christmas. Suchet, who is coming off of a starring role in BBC Two's Decline And Fall, will appear on-screen as the narrator who finds himself caught up in the mayhem.

BBC Taps Peter Salmon To Run Production Division BBC Studios

Peter SalmonThe BBC has tapped industry veteran Peter Salmon to run their new production division BBC Studios, the corporation announced on Monday. He will take up post as the first Director of BBC Studios later this year.