Channel 5 receives a large number of requests for information from students and unfortunately, time and resource constraints mean that we cannot answer each individually. We do not produce a specific news letter that can be sent out to the public but for information about our channels we recommend you visit the corporate section of our website.
You may also find the following information useful:
Information regarding animation, filmmakers etc:
The British Film Institute, 21 Stephen Street, London W1P 1PL.
The BFI also offers viewing facilities whereby some programmes are recorded from the terrestrial channels and then made available to the public to view on the premises. Telephone 020 7255 1444 for details.
Information regarding violence/censorship/strong language/Ofcom guidelines etc:
Ofcom Contact Centre, Riverside House, 2A Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA
Information regarding viewing figures:
Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) Glenthorne House, Hammersmith Grove, London W5 0ND
Information regarding Channel 5 News:
Channel 5 News
British Sky Broadcasting Ltd
Your own school/college may have a section on the subject of television and broadcasting where you will find some of the many publications and professional directories that are published annually. Additionally, the television trade newspaper, Broadcast, is available from newsagents.
We also recommend a book entitled "Channel 5 - The Early Years" by Christine Fanthome and published by University of Luton Press (ISBN 186 020 595X).