BBC Worldwide archive

  • Doctor Who: Worlds in Time now online
    Gaming

    Doctor Who: Worlds in Time now online

    By 12 March 2012

    Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, BBC Worldwide's first MMO featuring the globally successful Doctor, has left its preview period and is now live and free for all to play. This browser based MMO was designed by online games specialist Three Rings and is based...

  • Doctor Who: Worlds in Time pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Doctor Who: Worlds in Time pictures and hands-on

    By 20 December 2011

    Just as Star Wars: The Old Republic, a massive multiplayer online game of one hugely popular sci-fi franchise launches, another hits the 'net. And this one is free to play. Doctor Who: Worlds in Time is BBC Worldwide's first MMO featuring the globally...

  • Top Gear drives onto Facebook
    Online

    Top Gear drives onto Facebook

    By 23 August 2011

    The Beeb is going all out with its video on demand assault it seems. First there was the official International BBC iPlayer iPad app that hit the App Store, and now it's been revealed that the Stig, Clarkson, the big-haired chap and the annoying one who...

  • International BBC iPlayer iPad app to hit App Store
    Home Cinema

    International BBC iPlayer iPad app to hit App Store

    By 28 July 2011

    The international version of the BBC iPlayer has finally landed, via a dedicated iPad app, ending months of speculation as to what exactly the global platform of the hugely successful video on demand platform may entail. Back in December last year Pocket-lint...

  • BBC Worldwide to enter paid gaming arena
    Gaming

    BBC Worldwide to enter paid gaming arena

    By 18 June 2010

    BBC Worldwide is taking a gamble by asking its viewers to take a gamble. The broadcasting giant's commercial subsidiary is to add pay for gaming to its repartee. The foray will begin with a premium The Weakest Link game, which will be advertised to viewers...

  • BBC to get back into games
    Gaming

    BBC to get back into games

    By 22 January 2010

    The BBC's commercial arm is to make a return to the world of games "in a big way" following the closure of its multimedia division in 2005, reports industry news source MCV. BBC Worldwide is looking for publishers and developers who can turn suitable...

  • BBC Good Food launches festive iPhone app
    Phones

    BBC Good Food launches festive iPhone app

    By 15 December 2009

    If you're worried about your turkey this Christmas, then BBC Worldwide could help out with the news that its "Festive Recipes" iPhone app is now available on the App Store. It launches with the bold claim of being able to help solve festive food dilemmas...

  • Blackadder now available on iTunes
    Home Cinema

    Blackadder now available on iTunes

    By 17 November 2009

    Following the release of Fawlty Towers, BBC Worldwide has seen fit to launch another British classic on iTunes. To mark 20 years since the series last appeared on our screens, the entire series of Blackadder is available to download from the iTunes Store...

  • VIDEO: Fawlty Towers released on iTunes, remastered for DVD
    Home Cinema

    VIDEO: Fawlty Towers released on iTunes, remastered for DVD

    By 19 October 2009

    To mark the 30th anniversary of the classic series, a special edition remastered DVD boxset of Fawlty Towers has been released while the original series has become available to download in the UK on the iTunes Store. For the boxset, every episode of the...