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August 2020
32:00

Season 3, Episode 5

4.0 1 x
The Renewal group, led by Head of Values Ian Fletcher, has to respond to rumours that Strictly Come dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman is about to leave for a rival broadcaster. Is there a way of preventing this happening?
30:00

Season 3, Episode 4

3.0 1 x
Following on from an item on BBC Breakfast about plans to close the BBC Big Swing Band, the damage limitation team under Ian Fletcher is under huge pressure to limit the damage.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 3

4.0 0 x
The search for new ways of saving money at the BBC continues - particularly important in the light of charter renewal.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 2

3.0 4 x
Cross-dressing ex-Premier League footballer Ryan Chelford's appearance on a late-night, midweek edition of Match of the Day did not go well. Host Gary Lineker and pundit Alan Shearer were literally lost for words.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 1

4.0 1 x
It is the year of charter renewal and a critical time for the BBC. The renewal group under head of values Ian Fletcher is tasked with identifying what the BBC does best and finding more ways of doing less of it better.
June 2020
31:00

Season 1, Episode 4

3.0 6 x
A national paper has not only published details of Ian Fletcher's salary but followed up with a story of how he took his former PA, to Italy. The BBC decide to pre-empt criticism by persuading him to cut his own salary.
31:00

Season 1, Episode 2

4.0 3 x
Spotlight South West presenter Sally Wingate believes she has been discriminated against because of her age and so Ian is on a mission to take the sting out of what has become known as 'Wingategate'.
32:00

Season 1, Episode 1

3.0 8 x
Ian Fletcher starts a new chapter in his life as head of values at the BBC. Ian's first challenge on arriving, is to find somewhere to sit in a building aggressively designed around the principle of not having a desk.
April 2019
30:00

Season 2, Episode 4

4.5 19 x
Former head of output Anna Rampton has been crowned director of better. No-one is clear what the job entails, but one thing is certain - whatever it is, the concept of better needs to be announced to the world at large.
30:00

Season 2, Episode 3

3.0 16 x
Anna puts herself forward for the newly advertised role of Head of Better, while Matt continues to tinker unhelpfully with Lucy's as-yet-uncommissioned drama project Home Truth.
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