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The BBC’s services in the UK

   We provide a wide range of programmes, content and services for audiences across the UK on television, radio and digitally

Pan-UK television services

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BBC One
       
       On BBC One you'll find news and current affairs, drama, comedy and entertainment programmes
       Television
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BBC Two
       
       Factual programmes are at the heart of BBC Two, including arts, history, science and human interest documentaries
       Television
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BBC Three
       
       Online-only BBC Three is never afraid to try new things, broadcasting comedy, entertainment, and docs
       Television
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BBC Four
       
       BBC Four provides an ambitious range of innovative, high quality programming that is intellectually and culturally enriching, taking an expert and in-depth approach to a wide range of subjects
       Television
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CBBC
       
       Our channel for 6-12 year olds in search of drama, entertainment, factual, comedy, animation and news
       Television
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CBeebies
       
       Our youngest audience get active play, creativity and imagination from CBeebies, on-air and online
       Television
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BBC News
       
       The UK's most-watched news channel airs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and features correspondents from across the world
       Television
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BBC Parliament
       
       The UK's only channel dedicated to politics, showing debates and committees from across the UK
       Television

   BBC television

   In 2017/18 80% of UK adults watched BBC Television each week (2017/18)

   BBC One was named Channel of the Year by the Royal Television Society in 2018

   BBC Three’s This Country won best scripted comedy at the 2018 Bafta television awards - one of the 17 awards which the BBC won.

   The National Television Award’s Impact Award went to Blue Planet II

   BBC News’s Nawal Al-Maghafi was named Young Talent of the Year at the RTS Journalism Awards

Access services

   We provide subtitles on all programme content broadcast on BBC One, BBC Two (including national and regional variants), BBC Four, BBC News, CBBC and CBeebies and on BBC Three long-form programming. Audio description is available on 20% of our programmes on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, CBBC and CBeebies and longform programmes on BBC Three. In-vision signing is provided on 5% of our channel output.
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Network radio

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BBC Radio 1
       
       We broadcast a distinctive mix of new music and entertainment for 15-29 year olds plus news, documentaries and advice for young adults
       Radio
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BBC Radio 1Xtra
       
       1Xtra is a digital station that plays contemporary Hip Hop and RnB with a strong emphasis on new and live music. The digital station blends the best black music with entertainment, documentaries and news for 15-24 year olds
       Radio
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BBC Radio 2
       
       Thirteen million of you listen to us broadcast a distinctive mix music and speech programmes covering a mix of live pop and rock concerts, comedy, documentaries and religious output, as well as running social action campaigns like the 500 Words short story writing competition
       Radio
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BBC Radio 3
       
       The home of our arts and cultural broadcasting, BBC Radio 3 is best known for its classical music output, but also makes programmes dedicated to jazz and world music as well as a number of speech programmes, documentaries and drama
       Radio
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BBC Radio 4
       
       BBC Radio 4 is a mixed speech radio station, offering in-depth news and current affairs and a wide range of other speech programmes including drama, readings, comedy, factual and magazine programmes
       Radio
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BBC Radio 4 Extra
       
       BBC Radio 4 Extra is a digital-only network and the principal outlet for our archive of speech entertainment, including comedy, drama and readings
       Radio
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BBC Radio 5 live
       
       Radio 5 live broadcasts continuous news and live sports coverage, bringing major news stories and sports events as they happen, and providing context through wide-ranging analysis and discussion
       Radio
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BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
       
       5 live sports extra brings a greater choice of live action to sports fans by extending the live coverage of various sporting events
       Radio
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BBC Radio 6 Music
       
       BBC Radio 6 Music is a digital radio station that entertains lovers of popular music with a service that celebrates the alternative spirit of popular music from the 60s to the present day
       Radio
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BBC Asian Network
       
       BBC Asian Network provides speech and music output appealing to the British Asian communities
       Radio

   BBC radio

   In 2017/18 64% of UK adults listened to BBC Radio each week (2017/18)

   BBC Radio One was named Station of the Year at the Audio and Radio Industry Awards in 2017 - one of the 27 awards which the BBC won.

   With over 300 live performances 6 Music broadcast more live music than any other station in the UK

   5 live’s Emma Barnett was given the Broadcasting Press Guild award for Radio Broadcaster of the Year.

Around the UK

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BBC Scotland
       
       Our newest television service provides documentary, popular factual & entertainment, comedy, drama, news & current affairs and sport made specially for audiences in Scotland
       Television
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BBC One Scotland
       
       Our main UK-wide TV channel, with additional programmes for audiences in Scotland
       Television
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BBC One Wales
       
       Our main UK-wide TV channel, with additional programmes for audiences in Wales
       Television
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BBC One Northern Ireland
       
       Our main UK-wide TV channel, with additional programmes for audiences in Northern Ireland
       Television
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BBC Two Wales
       
       BBC Two with additional programmes for audiences in Wales
       Television
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BBC Two Northern Ireland
       
       BBC Two with additional programmes for audiences in Northern Ireland
       Television
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BBC Alba
       
       Documentaries, music, sport plus children's programmes and news and current affairs for Gaelic-speaking people in Scotland
       Television
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Radio Scotland
       
       A speech-led service for adults offering a wide mix of programming that reflects the diversity of Scottish culture and covers national and international issues
       Radio
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Radio Nan Gaidheal
       
       A comprehensive speech and music radio service for Gaelic speakers
       Radio
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BBC Radio Wales
       
       A speech-led service for adults, offering a wide range of programmes and reflecting the issues, events, culture and interests of the people of Wales
       Radio
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Radio Cymru
       
       A speech and music radio service for Welsh language speakers
       Radio
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Radio Cymru 2
       
       A daily breakfast service of music and entertainment for Welsh language speakers
       Radio
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Radio Ulster
       
       A speech-led service, providing a mix of programmes that reflect news, events and community life in all its different aspects and diversity
       Radio
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Radio Foyle
       
       A speech-led service for audiences in the North-West of Northern Ireland
       Radio
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BBC local radio
       
       39 stations across England offering primarily speech-based services of news, information and debate, with a strong emphasis on interactivity
       Radio

   Around the UK

   82% of adults in Wales watch BBC television each week

   Stephen Nolan won the award for Best Speech Presenter at Breakfast at the 2018 Arias for the Radio Ulster show. At the same awards BBC Three Counties Radio’s Justin Dealey won for Best Speech Presenter (non-breakfast)

Digital services

   We offer a range of services online through our websites and apps across a range of devices from computers and tablets to smartphones and connected TVs.

   BBC Red Button currently provides access to content directly related to that being watched on TV such as alternative tennis matches at Wimbledon, news headlines from the BBC News channel, or interactive games from CBeebies.
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BBC Homepage
       
       A destination showcasing the best of the BBC, in a way that is relevant to each of us
       Digital
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BBC iPlayer
       
       The best place to watch our distinctive range of live, on-demand and short-form video content
       Digital
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BBC Sounds
       
       A world of radio, music streaming and podcasts, bringing every user a unique listening experience
       Digital
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BBC News
       
       Trusted, accurate and reliable journalism, helping audiences understand and navigate the world around them
       Digital
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BBC Sport
       
       Offers our audiences their own personal sports service
       Digital
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BBC Bitesize
       
       Trusted learning content when it’s needed most, helping develop skills and potential
       Digital
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BBC Weather
       
       Clear and simple forecasts, leading on our approach to location-based service
       Digital
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CBBC and CBeebies online
       
       A dedicated experience to inform, educate, entertain and inspire kids, that is trusted by parents
       Digital

   Digital services

   74% of UK adults use BBC Online each month

   Bodyguard is BBC iPlayer’s most successful box set over with over 38 million requests (at 21 October 2018)

   47.8 million UK browsers came to BBC News Online in the week leading up to the 2017 General Election

   82% of under 16 users said that BBC Bitesize helps them with their schoolwork/homework

   Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review won Listeners’ Choice at the 2018 British Podcast Awards

   BBC The Social won the RTS Scotland Innovation award

BBC Education

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BBC Education
       
       BBC Education delivers the BBC’s public purpose to promote education and is central to fulfilling the BBC’s mission to inform, educate and entertain
       BBC Education

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