BBC Taster


BBC launches virtual reality talk show

UK public broadcaster the BBC has launched No Small Talk, a one-off virtual reality talk show for millennial women. The show is being coproduced by VR production company VR City and immersive content specialist Lyristic. The programme will be available as a 360-degree video on the low-cost Google Cardboard viewer and the Samsung Gear VR […]

BBC makes virtual reality move

The BBC has unveiled its first “true VR” pieces of content, marking a step forward in the UK public broadcaster’s experiments with the technology. The BBC posted a number of its Virtual Reality experiments to BBC Taster, its platform for experimental ideas, ahead of their premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest, with more projects set to […]

BBC Taster gets Idris Elba interactive doc

The BBC has commissioned Story of Now, an interactive doc presented by Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire) for its new digital hub, BBC Taster. The 20-part series will be produced by UK indie TouchCast. Each five-minute instalment will explore a question abut the human condition, including those pertaining to religion, art, morality and consciousness. The show […]

Girls creator in BBC digital experiment

The writer of HBO drama Girls, Lena Dunham, is among names attached to BBC Taster, an experimental new platform for digital content and emerging technology. The UK’s pubcaster is billing Taster as “a place for the BBC to try new ways of telling stories, develop new talent, and put new technology through its paces”. This […]