The goggle box, the tube …

BBC News appearance for Chair of Ryde Business Association, to talk about impact of a second lockdown

Front of bbc building

Zoe Thompson, who is also co-owner of skateboarding brand Wight Trash, is due to appear on BBC news on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 4:47pm

By Sally Perry

Sky Arts to create ‘the greatest Isle of Wight festival ever witnessed’ TV programme

IW Festival

Hosted by Edith Bowman and Will Best, the show will create "the greatest festival ever witnessed" as they look back over the Isle of Wight Festival’s history. What's your favourite festival performance?

Friday, 22nd May, 2020 1:11pm

By Katie Baptie

Isle of Wight councillor appears on Russian TV News

Lora's VE Day dog

An Isle of Wight councillor and her dogs have popped up on Russian TV News, talking about VE Day celebrations

Sunday, 17th May, 2020 2:33pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight teenager wins BBC Young Musician keyboard category

Thomas Luke

Thomas Luke from Ryde put in a magnificent performance at the BBC Young Musician category final and has made it through to the semi finals

Sunday, 3rd May, 2020 8:49pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Watch the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your TV screens

donkey sanctuary donkeys

Impressed by their determination to ‘take the Sanctuary to the people', The Steph Show features the Isle of Wight's Virtual Donkey Sanctuary today

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 9:35am

By David Hayles

Isle of Wight train lines feature in Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys

michael portillo with steam railway

Michael Portillo visits the Isle of Wight and travels on Island Line trains as well as the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, before heading to Osborne House. Tune in on Thursday

Friday, 13th March, 2020 4:24pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss Vectis Radio and 4Ps students on BBC1’s Inside Out

Jasper and Ophelia from the Short Breaks Course

The feature produced by staff, graduates and students from TV Production and Post Production courses at Solent University and focuses on Vectis Radio's 4Ps programme which helps young people gain confidence and communication skills

Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 11:59am

By Maggie Currie with one comment

Nine-year-old Isle of Wight skateboarder on our TV screens

Martha being filmed by BBC South Today

BBC South popped over to John Cattle’s Skate Club to speak with Martha Eggleton, the youngest member of the Wight Trash skate team

Friday, 7th February, 2020 2:21pm

By Sally Perry

Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions: On TV screens this week

Sir David Jason at Hovertravel

Tune in on Tuesday night to see Sir David Jason take a special trip on the hovercraft for his Great British Inventions series

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 4:50pm

By Stephen Forster

Solent University TV Production students showcase their talents on BBC’s Inside Out tonight

Rupert Brown in the studio

Working on the TV feature for tonight's Inside Out programme about Rupert Brown's T-Minus App was nothing short of humbling, says Solent University student, Sam McLeish

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 12:55pm

By Sally Perry

Escape to the Country features Isle of Wight success story

jonnie escape to the country bbc

Still available on BBC iPlayer, the latest episode of Escape to the Country features a couple who settled in Shanklin and set up a holiday business for families with autism

Friday, 10th January, 2020 1:37pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight on our TV screens twice next week

Antiques Road Trip and Farmers' Showdown on TV

Not only will the Isle of Wight's farming community be featured on TV next week, but also Izzie and Charlie from the Antiques Road Trip cross the Solent to pick up treasures for auction. Details within

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 3:11pm

By Sally Perry