Peter Johnston

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Ian McDiarmid stars as Sir Edward Grey in ‘37 Days: How the World Went to War’, a three-part factual drama in which Belfast’s Methodist College doubled as London’s Foreign Office.

Two very different milestones will rank among the programme themes at BBC Northern Ireland this year: the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefir(...)

Actor James Ellis, who died from a stroke in Lincoln Hospital at the age of  82. Photograph: Pacemaker

Actor Kenneth Branagh has paid tribute to Z-Cars actor James “Jimmy” Ellis, who has died at(...)

BBC Northern Ireland’s contribution to network television programming for 2013 will be boosted by two dramas: The Fall and the second series of police corruption drama Line of Duty, which was wooed to Belfast after filming its first series in Birmingham

When RTÉ executive Steve Carson re-joins BBC Northern Ireland at the end of the year to become its head of productions, he will find an organisation t(...)

Steve Carson who is leaving RTÉ Television to take up a new role with the BBC. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

RTÉ’s former director of programmes Steve Carson is moving to BBC Northern Ireland. The 45-year-old Belfast native will join BBC NI as head of product(...)

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