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BBC Broadcasting House

#238 of 1,659 Tours in London
London, United Kingdom
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About BBC Broadcasting House
BBC Shows and Tours offer you the opportunity to take a tour or see a show at the BBC's newly redeveloped Worldwide headquarters in the heart of London! The famous BBC Radio Theatre is home to many popular BBC Radio Shows. Shows and tours MUST be booked in advance.Tours are led by our entertaining and informative guides who will bring to life the work of the BBC's 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. You'll look down on our new state of the art newsroom and there will be the opportunity to have a go 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 (production schedules permitting) 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. 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 so no two tours are the same, but they will always be informative, interesting and fun.
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On this unique, pop culture-lovers private tour, you’ll head to the filming locations of a handful of classic and contemporary cult TV shows set in London. Get a first-hand peek at the offices of James Bond, pose for photos outside Tardis police box sign, see where Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock calls home, and enjoy an exterior visit of the world’s oldest television corporation, the BBC.
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Howard-Liverpool wrote a review Jun 2021
Liverpool, United Kingdom2763 contributions934 helpful votes
I am of an age when seeing broadcasting House is exciting. Was ace to see the actual building rather than photos. Really good to be able to walk past and through it. A look next door at the church which is so often used. Just simple old mans enjoyment.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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IAN D wrote a review Feb 2020
Wigan, United Kingdom18718 contributions3679 helpful votes
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The old BBC building is a most iconic symbol at the start of Portland place. Hard to imagine all the stars who have gone through this building
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Shaun L wrote a review Jan 2020
Clanfield, United Kingdom1493 contributions466 helpful votes
Whilst you can no longer take a BBC tour it’s still a magnificent building to admire from the outside with the map of places engraved onto the stones outside, the One studio and the BBC World Caffè Nero to have a pit stop. Particularly impressive at night when the building and surroundings are lit.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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TerSag wrote a review Jan 2020
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom896 contributions169 helpful votes
Spent a marvellous evening at the BBC Radio Theatre, watching the final Brexitcast. The warm-up act included the Director General and a great time was had by all.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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scoots wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution3 helpful votes
The staff are an absolute pleasure and are very welcoming! I thoroughly enjoy my time at the broadcasting house. The people there are always very hard at work.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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