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BBC Tour at MediaCityUK

BBC | MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ, England
+44 370 901 1227
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Slight let down

Having visited IITV and seen sets in situ I was expecting more than empty studios. That said the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jan5660
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2nd visit

My second visit.really enjoyed the tour.i accidently booked childrens tour so they let us come back... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clare T
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Join us on a tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities. Our well-informed Tour Producers will entertain and surprise you as you walk in the footsteps of your favourite stars. They will make sure that you see the most interesting areas available on the day of your visit, as well as giving you a fascinating insight into how TV and radio work.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue peter” (31 reviews)
“radio studio” (41 reviews)
“radio drama” (18 reviews)
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BBC | MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited IITV and seen sets in situ I was expecting more than empty studios. That said the guides were very friendly and imformative - no complaints there. The mock up at the end was good but sorry I expected more. I suppose it is...More

Thank Jan5660
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My second visit.really enjoyed the tour.i accidently booked childrens tour so they let us come back later for adult one.very interesting.the tour lasts about 90 mins and varies as it is a working studio.you get to have a go at doing the weather and presenting

Thank Clare T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Laura and Collegue, were introduced to BBC Breakfast Set and given the opportunity to read from autocue getting the feel how it really feels to present a programme.A visit to Blue Peter Studio and Radio 6 studios. A must visit, booking in advance.

Thank Farestage
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5* review! I'm delighted to read how much you enjoyed your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our guides were Jodie an Paul, who were really enthusiastic an knowledgeable, started in Match of the Day studio which was very good, an amazed to see it was so small, got to see green room where Alan shearer makes the brews. Got chance to...More

1  Thank Matt R
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for writing such a great 5* review! Thanks also for the lovely feedback for Jodie and Paul - which I'll pass onto them.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great way to see the radio and tv studios. The tour is 1 1/2 hours and worth every penny. I would go again as each tour they do not know what studios will be free so most of the tour would be different. I got...More

Thank Diane H
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. I'm delighted to read that you thought the tour was "worth every penny"

Reviewed 5 July 2017

As a MASSIVE fan of TV & Radio, I was excited to go on the BBC Studio Tour. What a terrific morning. The tour group I was in consisted of about 22 people, which was a manageable amount for the tour guides we had, and...More

Thank Christian L
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

I'm so pleased to read your brilliant review! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK and that you thought it was good value for money too. Thank you for taking the time to write a review...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A very enjoyable and interesting tour. We got to pretend to be weather forecasters and presenters on a mock up of the BBC breakfast programme and saw the Blue Peter and 6 music studios among others. My favourite place was the "dead room" - you'll...More

Thank sn579
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

It's great to read that you would highly recommend your recent BBC Tour at MediaCityUK. Thanks for the lovely feedback about Julia and Tommy which I will pass onto them.

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I've just been on the BBC Media City tour with my husband, brother and his carer. I don't watch much TV myself, but my brother who has a learning disability is very into the BBC, particularly the news and weather. Mike & Tommy, the guides,...More

Thank KMBsfd
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It's great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK so much! I've passed on your lovely feedback to Tommy and Mike too.

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Just got back from BBC tour our guides were excellent they made the tour really enjoyable well worth every penny . Some very interesting facts .

Thank CheshireRotty
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I was so pleased to read you thought the guides were excellent and you learnt some interesting facts too!

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Tour taken with two great young ladies showing us round, Julie and jane, very knowledgeable friendly and informative. Was slightly disappointed with what we saw, don't want to say much more, may disalusion you if you decide to take the tourMore

Thank Kjc460
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

It's great to hear that you thought your Guides - Julia and Jane were knowledgeable, funny and informative. I'm sorry you were slightly disappointed with what you saw on your tour, but I can't comment any further, because you didn't put the details in your...More

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Eamonn K
27 April 2017|
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Response from BBCTour | Property representative |
Hi thanks for getting in touch. Usually during the football season The Match of The Day studio isn't available on Fridays or Saturdays due to the production schedules. Best wishes
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jackie123240
26 March 2017|
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Response from BBCTour | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for getting in touch. The BBC Tour at MediaCityUK is suitable for anybody over the age of 9 yrs, and the CBBC Tour is for children between the ages of 6 yrs and 11yrs. If you would like to speak to... More
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_shaz22_9
13 October 2016|
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Hi thanks for getting in touch. Yes, we do have tours of the BBC here at MediaCityUK - please have a look at our website for further details. It's great to hear that your husband is a Coronation Street fan, but this... More
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