BBC launches ambitious season of programmes

On Wednesday 16th October, the BBC launched the most ambitious season of programmes they’ve ever commissioned, to mark the centenary of World War One.

The war touched the lives of millions across the country, across Europe and the world over.  Over the next four years, the BBC will be telling the extraordinary stories and legacy of World War One in whole new ways on television, on radio, and on digital:

Here is a short BBC film of some of the broadcast highlights to give you an idea of what is coming up:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/ww1/

The BBC would like to hear about any World War One Centenary projects in Kent that you are involved with or know of as they may be able to tie these into their ‘World War One at Home’ project happening in each region.  Steven George (steven.george@bbc.co.uk) is co-ordinating regional BBC South East WW1 content for the ‘World War One at Home’ project.

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