The goggle box, the tube …

Isle of Wight is the destination for this week’s BBC Countryfile

artecology on countryfile

Check out our friends from Artecology on this Sunday's Countryfile programme on BBC from 5.25pm.

Friday, 7th December, 2018 12:13pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight-developed BAE SAMPSON radar system excels when 17 Russian jets showed ‘Brazen Hostility’ to HMS Duncan, Type 45 Destroyer

HMS Duncan exterior - Warship: Life at Sea - Channel 5 - Artlab Films - @mark_tatts on Twitter

This evening (Monday) you can watch the Isle of Wight-developed SAMPSON radar system protect the UK's most advanced warship, Type-45 Destroyer, against a raid on it by 17 Russian fighter aircraft.

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 1:07pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Don’t miss Isle of Wight sailors on your TV screens

XOD with John Sergeant

Look out for Michael Buerk and John Sergeant on your TV screens tonight when they'll be sailing in the Solent with the XOD class sailors from Cowes Corinthian YC.

Friday, 30th November, 2018 11:45am

By Tina Scott

Video: Wonderful Isle of Wight Pride feature on BBC’s InsideOut

iw pride inside out segment

There are some touching and heartfelt stories in this great feature on the BBC's Inside Out programme about this year's Isle of Wight and UK Pride.

Friday, 21st September, 2018 4:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

BBC1 screening offers unique insight into UKPride 2018

uk pride

Commissioned by Solent Productions, working with Solent University students, this segment on BBC1's Inside Out programme will provide a unique insight into UKPride2018 which took place on the Isle of Wight this summer.

Monday, 3rd September, 2018 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Tragic death of homeless woman from the Isle of Wight features in ‘Homeless Britain’ series

jayne simpson as a teenager

Channel Four News share the tragic story of the death of a woman who grew up on the Isle of Wight. Jayne Simpson was just one of 133 homeless people who have passed away since October last year.

Monday, 13th August, 2018 6:54pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

See the Isle of Wight on Gardeners’ World later this week

ventnor botanic garden

Tune in on Friday to see Gardeners' World presenter, Mark Lane, make a visit to the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 6th August, 2018 1:00pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss the Isle of Wight on BBC1’s Antiques Roadshow this Sunday

antiques roadshow

Tune in this weekend to see the episode of Antiques Roadshow that was filmed on the Isle of Wight last September.

Friday, 22nd June, 2018 9:23am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Hidden Hero, Julia Margaret Cameron, on our TV screens again

tomasz and gail at dimbola

You might not realise it, but meteorologist Tomasz Schafernaker is also a great artist. On Monday evening he'll be exploring Dimbola Museum and Galleries and learning more about Julia Margaret Cameron's pioneering photographic techniques.

Saturday, 28th April, 2018 5:58pm

By Sally Perry

East Cowes business closes after being ‘decimated’ by floating bridge impact

Angie and Roger - Valu4U

Angie Booth from Valu4U in East Cowes explained to a BBC reporter today how her business - which had been profitable for 21 years - has been decimated since Floating Bridge 5 was taken out of service in January 2017.

Thursday, 5th April, 2018 5:33pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

BBC listen to Islanders and change weather map to re-reveal Isle of Wight

weather screen

The BBC listened! After the BBC redid their TV weather map, the Isle of Wight was covered up by the 'Plymouth' label. OnTheWight got in touch with the BBC (as did Twitter users) to plead for the Island's return. It's worked.

Sunday, 18th March, 2018 8:19pm

By Simon Perry

Ryde Academy pupils partake in ‘BBC School Report’ journalism project

ryde academy bbc reporting 4

Pupils from Ryde Academy have been working hard over the last month to plan their BBC School report programme which aired on Thursday. Well done to all involved.

Friday, 16th March, 2018 9:59am

By Owen Cotton