LYNNE JONES WELCOMES
DECISION ON DOCTORS
Local MP, Lynne Jones, has welcomed the BBCs
announcement as part of the Network Supply Review that Doctors will continue to be made in Birmingham.
I am delighted that production of Doctors
is to remain at the Drama Village in Birmingham. The loss of this show would have
been a severe blow to jobs and television production in the West Midlands. The BBC
has confirmed that more investment is to be made in Birmingham and I very much hope that
the future of Selly Oak Drama Village is now secure.
"I have tabled the following Early Day
BBC DRAMA VILLAGE IN BIRMINGHAM
House welcomes the announcement that Doctors, the BBCs popular daytime drama, is to
stay in Birmingham; fully supports the decisions of the BBCs Network Supply Review,
which confirmed that more investment is to be made in Birmingham and that the
centres current drama remit will be expanded; hopes that this heralds a new
commitment to television production in the West Midlands and that the future of the
BBC Drama Village at the University of Birmingham is now secure.
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