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Chicken Run 2: Sequel confirmed after 18-year wait

Image copyright Twentieth Century Fox Image caption The original Chicken Run remains the highest-grossing stop-motion animation film of all-time “Rocky and Ginger are coming home to roost!” with Chicken Run 2 in development, Aardman has announced. The Oscar-winning animation studio hasn’t set a release date yet. Its announcement comes 18 years after the original flew […]

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Radio 1 boss: Death of radio 'exaggerated'

The boss of BBC Radio 1 says smart speakers offer a “huge opportunity” for radio stations to reclaim audiences who’ve migrated to streaming services. “Reports of the death of radio have been greatly exaggerated,” says Ben Cooper, in a blog posted on Medium. He admits radio managed to “sleep walk into the age of the […]

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BBC withdraws Human Planet over editorial breach

BBC series Human Planet, on how humanity adapts to its natural environment, has been withdrawn over a second editorial breach. Its first episode shows a hunter supposedly harpooning a whale but the BBC “does not consider that the portrayal of his role is accurate”. The 2011 series has now been withdrawn from distribution. Earlier this […]