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BBC Freedom Day Broadcasts - audience participation

  • 01 Apr 2014
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BBC Freedom Day Broadcasts

Invitation for Four Shows: Audience Participation

Join Princeton Alumni, Parents and Students at the BBC for a special BBC World Service Broadcasting Day focusing on the theme of Freedom.  On April 1st, the BBC will be opening its doors for live audience sit-ins and Princeton attendees will have the amazing opportunity to come and see some of the best BBC presenters, producers and guests in action. 

For those that have always wanted to experience the buzz and energy of a live broadcast, this is an excellent opportunity to do so!

Umber Khairi '85 of the BBC, has very generously organized and reserved seats at a selection of several fascinating radio and TV programmes occurring throughout the course of the day on behalf of PAUK.  All of the programmes she has made available to PAUK are among the most well-known and popular programmes of the BBC World Service with terrific topics and a huge global audience.

Attendance is free for all programmes and is open to all Princeton Alumni, Parents, Spouses and Current Students living and working in the UK.

RSVP for any and all shows

Please note that this is a very unique opportunity, as such, spaces are extremely limited and will be given on a first-come first-serve basis with priority to dues-paying members and patrons. 

To reserve a seat for any of the following programmes, email Daria Les '12 with
(1) your preferred BBC programme and time
(2) your full name, email, telephone contact, and
(3) Princeton affiliation and year ASAP. 
You MUST receive a confirmation email from Daria to attend this event. 

Daria Alina Les '12
+44 (0) 7738628750

Program details:

Newshour Audience 12:30pm-3:15pm (THREE seats)

Newshour will be from 12:30pm-15:15 (on air 13:00-15:00) in the BBC Studios.  This broadcast will focus on 'London as a place of Freedom'. 

Newshour is a flagship international BBC programme that broadcasts the current news and affairs in the world as well as interviews and in-depth reports.

World Update Audience 9:30am-11:15am (SEVEN seats)

World Update Audience will be from 9:30am-11:15am in the BBC Studios.  This broadcast will focus on 'Freedom from Addiction' and Drugs Policy.

World Update is the BBC World Service's morning news broadcast providing the daily news and current events from experts around the world using the BBC's global network of correspondents.  

HARDtalk TV  9:30am and 3:30pm (LIMITED seats)

Two special editions of Hard Talk will run at 9:30am and 15:30pm.

Hardtalk is a flagship BBC TV programme of in-depth interviews with hard-hitting questions and sensitive topics with famous personalities.

BBC Arabic TV  Time TBA (FIVE seats)

A special edition of BBC Arabic TV's programme Newshour (in Arabic).  Attendees should be comfortable with the Arabic language as this edition will be in Arabic. 

BBC Arabic TV is a programme providing the Newshour report in Arabic. 

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