Mentorn Media has secured recommissions for two of its long-running BBC series, The Big Questions and Things Not To Say.


Nicky Campbell will return to host series 12 of BBC One’s The Big Questions (10×60’), starting in January 2019. The programme, produced by Mentorn Scotland, will present another weekly series of ethical and moral debates on Sunday mornings. The programme travels around the UK with a live studio audience made up of members of the public and invited guests, including academics, journalists, authors, religious figures.


Things Not To Say (10×6), Mentorn’s series for BBC Three, will return for a sixth series in 2019. The shorts offer a platform for young people to speak about common misconceptions and stereotypes, discussing everything from veganism and bisexuality to amputees and tattoos. 


Mentorn Media’s Director of Current Affairs, Nicolai Gentchev, said: “Mentorn has a long history of producing insightful and entertaining factual programming, and providing a platform for important topical issues – so I’m absolutely delighted that both of these shows will return next year.”


Both The Big Questions and Things Not To Say are executive produced by Nicolai Gentchev. The Big Questions was commissioned by Fatima Salaria, BBC Commissioning Editor for Religion and Ethics and Kate Ansell, Assistant Commissioner for Daytime and Early Peak.


Things Not To Say was commissioned by Damian Kavanagh, Controller of BBC Three, the Commissioning Editor for BBC Three is Nasfim Haque.



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