WATCH VIDEO. The much-anticipated BBC Store has finally gone live.
BBC Worldwide’s online service offers a mix of recently broadcast and archive content, described as the most comprehensive collection of BBC programmes ever published.
In addition to the familiar, Doctor Who, Poldark and Sir David Attenborough, there is also the kind of content that may not have been released in 30 years of VHS and DVD releases, such as The Frost Interviews, in which legendary inquisitor David Frost interviews high-profile individuals from outspoken football manager Brian Clough to disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe.
Bal Samra, Commercial Director, BBC said, “BBC Store will make more of the treasure trove of BBC programmes available than ever before. This is a result of a collaborative partnership that the BBC has led, bringing together the whole of the creative industry and BBC Worldwide, and which will establish a route to sustainable commercial returns to more of the sector.”
Login to the BBC Store is through the BBC ID – a mechanism that has gained a higher profile through its use in voting for this season’s Strictly Come Dancing. This enables purchases to appear in the personalised section of the iPlayer. Purchases can also be streamed or downloaded. Pricing varies – a two series box set of Peaky Blinders is £16.99 while Sir David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet is £9.99.
The BBC Store can be accessed here.