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BBC Tour at MediaCityUK

Bbc | MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ, England
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Brilliant & interesting

I was bought the tour as a Christmas present and thoroughly enjoyed it. All the staff were friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colin B
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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You must tour the BBC studios if you can.

We were an elderly group and the tour was excellent. The two guides were knowledgeable with humour... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Geoffrey B
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Join us on a tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK in Salford and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities. Our experienced Tour Guides will look after you while passing on some of the secrets of broadcasting. All tours are different as this is a working site, but we will endeavour to show you the most interesting areas available to us on the day of your visit, giving you a fascinating insight into the world of television and radio.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue peter” (33 reviews)
“radio studio” (45 reviews)
“radio drama” (21 reviews)
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Bbc | MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ, England
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"behind the scenes"
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"breakfast studio"
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"philharmonic orchestra"
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"sound room"
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"radio station"
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"green screen"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was bought the tour as a Christmas present and thoroughly enjoyed it. All the staff were friendly and efficient, whilst the tour guides were knowledgeable, keeping it interesting with a balance of insider information and humour. The tour lasts for about an hour and...More

Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were an elderly group and the tour was excellent. The two guides were knowledgeable with humour and were enthusiastic. The pace was good for us because there were times that we sat to hear about the studio before we walked to the next studio....More

Thank Geoffrey B
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Paul and Hannah were great guides providing info and humour. Blue Peter studio was great and we were bowled over with the size of the studio being set up for Sport Relief. Pity blinds were kept down so couldn’t see Ratcliffe and...More

Thank Andrew C
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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, great to hear you enjoyed the tour!

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We visited media city and had booked a BBC Tour as the children are always fascinated by the Media City area on visits to Manchester. A smallish group (20) were on our tour. Both guides were very knowledgeable and tailored the tour well to the...More

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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and for not giving too much away! Great to hear you all enjoyed your tour.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Very interesting tour,was shown how sound effects are made for radio productions, full tour of blue peter studio, even got to become the weather forecast reader. Most fun I've had for ages, very good value, our tour guides were great.

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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and a lovely 5 Stars! Delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A tour is often 'made' by the guides. We were lucky to have Shaun and Julie on the 10.30am. Both put their heart and souls into the tour and were extremely interesting. Took about two hours and well worth it. Would heartily recommend. Thanks.

Thank Richard C
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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely 5* review! Glad you enjoyed your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

An excellent tour, the guides were very well informed and interesting, really enjoyed seeing the various studios and how programmes are made, very good

Thank Richard W
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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

I'm so pleased that you thought your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK was excellent and that you found it very interesting. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This was our second visit to take the main tour of BBC Media City UK having taken the CBeebies tour some years ago. We did visit some of the same places again but also saw some new ones and it was especially good to see...More

Thank Simon W
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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

It's great to read that you came back for your second tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We recently went on the tour with our 2 girls aged 9 and 11. All 4 of us were completely engrossed from the minute we began. Our 2 guides, Jodie and Liz were very knowledgable and entertaining. They even gave my 11 year old wanna...More

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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. It's great to read that you and your family found the tour of the BBC at MediaCity so engrossing and entertaining! I'll pass on your lovely feedback to Liz and Jodie

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I did the tour of the BBC in Manchester and was super impressed. Our tour guides Tommy and Paul were lively, super nice and very informative. This tour allows great behind the scene insights into news, radio and television production which I found to be...More

Thank Amit D
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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Wow! What a great 5* review! I'll pass on your lovely feedback to Tommy and Paul. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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Marcha27
19 February 2018|
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Hi, yes I'm sure your 9yr old and your 12yr old would both love our non CBBC tour.
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Beryl G
8 January 2018|
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Adults: £11.75 Children: £7.75 Concessions: £10.75 Students: £10.25 Family: 34.25 Visit our website for full details
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Beryl G
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Hi you can find all the details on our website. Please search for us on the BBC website Many thanks
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