Step inside the exciting world of broadcasting! Here at BBC Tours we're inviting you to peek behind the scenes of our dynamic live broadcasting hub and hear what goes on at the beating heart of the BBC!
Our entertaining and informative guides will bring to life the work our brand new, state of the art, multimedia broadcasting centre in the heart of London. On a tour some of the things you're likely to experience include a camera's eye view via our big screen into some of the studios broadcasting to the nation, including television and radio news studios, as well as hearing about the rich history of the building and the BBC.
We'll give you a view over our new state of the art newsroom and you'll have the chance to try your hand at reading the news and weather yourself on our interactive news set!
We'll tell you about how BBC Radio Drama is made and you'll be able to have a go at making your very own radio play complete with music and sound effects! On some but not all tours, you may get the chance to peek into the newly restored Radio Theatre (if production schedules permit) where Radio 2 concerts and popular radio comedy shows such as Just a Minute, the News Quiz and The Now Show have recently been recorded.
From early February 2014, production schedules permitting, tours will be able to visit the brand new home of The One Show. (Please note that weekday tours starting from 15.30 onwards won't have access.) The programme is moving from west London to a new studio on the Piazza at Broadcasting House. When available, we'll take you inside the studio and explain how our nightly topical magazine programme is put together!
We're sorry, but we can't admit babies, or children under 9, on this tour.
Your tour will last approximately one and a half hours.
Please remember that Broadcasting House is a working building, but tours will always be informative, interesting and fun.
The Broadcasting House Tour is available seven days a week.