Content and Production

This business oversees BBC Worldwide's investment into BBC and independently produced programming and is the first port of call for many producers looking to develop new programme ideas.

BBC Worldwide's partnership with independent producers is a key focus for Content & Production; the team maintains best practice in ensuring independent producers, and UK talent, are well represented around the world. The team maintain the Indies Portal - a restricted access website that gives up to date programme sales information to independent producers.

It also operates a co-production business, working with broadcast partners around the world to create landmark programming such as Blue Planet. It develops formats for specific markets, such as Dancing with the Stars, the international version of Strictly Come Dancing.