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Address: Wood Lane | White City Tube, London W12 7RJ, England
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+44 870 603 0304

A backstage tour of the most famous television centre in the world.

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BBC only uses a couple of revamped studios here nowadays, which are difficult to visit.

The tour at this vast complex used to be very good - I did it more than once - but it no longer functions as the BBC's television headquarters and most recent reviewers are... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
Horsham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

As a former BBC employee, I wanted to revisit TVC before it was sold-off and remodelled into housing and hotels etc. Took the tour - one of the final ones - with a friend, just so I could say au revoir to an old friend (TVC!) It was very good. Very sad to see the place looking so shabby when... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

At the moment, Television Centre is being redeveloped as housing and offices. When the first phase is completed, three remaining studios will be leased back to the BBC. What a previous reviewer called "Car Park Roof Experience" is actually called Pergola on the Roof. It is located on top of the car park and runs from May 26th until August... More 

Thank Overresearched
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Fantastic evening on the roof of the old bbc tv car park 4 different pop up street food stalls serving really good and varied food and sensible prices. The cental bar was well stocked and service was pretty fast to say there was over one thuosand people up there on this sunny Saturday evening,we booked a table for our party... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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1,130 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

The tour at this vast complex used to be very good - I did it more than once - but it no longer functions as the BBC's television headquarters and most recent reviewers are confusing it with BBC Broadcasting House at Langham Place, which has its own review site.

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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was really interesting, must be pre booked and paid in advance well organised and very informative, allowed to participate in a mock up good value for money

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

You need to book the tour and get a time as the are every 15 mins. you have bags checked by security on arrival. The 2 guys showing us explained the news gathering and all the different news gathering methods.We saw the One Show studio and sat on the green sofa. You could do a news reading role or be... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I arranged a tour for 10 of our friends, one in a wheelchair for an 11 0,clock tour. All our bags were security checked, we registered, were issued with passes and the tour started on time. The 2 young men who took us on the tour were great, very informative and amusing, all of the staff we met were polite... More 

1 Thank sheila b
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The 'dream factory' has just re-opened after refurbishment as the new home of BBC Worldwide. The old BBC Newsroom is now a staff restaurant and has an elliptical staircase leading up to offices above.

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Tring Herts
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I booked this trip as a belated birthday present for my Dad, and travelled there together with my Mum and Son, who was home from Australia on holiday.When I booked online it asked if there was any special reason for the visit and i mentioned the birthday.We arrived and got through the security checks quickly. We waited in the cafe... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was given a Tour of the BBC as a birthday present. What a great couple of hours. Although slightly chaotic because the space is so restricted, getting behind the scenes was absolutely fascinating. Our tour guides, Ben and Maddie were a delight, they were extremely intllegent and knowledgable and their love of the BBC was evident. We were made... More 

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