Pupils get exclusive access to BBC senior management for BBC School Report

Harlington School pupils are today at the BBC HQ in West London interviewing three senior BBC executives: in charge of BBC Comedy, Chris Sussman, in charge of BBC Entertainment, Mark Lindsay and BBC1 and BBC3 scheduler Kate Phillips.

These reports were produced by Harlington School pupils and photos with the interviewees taken by pupils and supporting staff.

Interview with BBC Comedy executive, Chris Sussman, by Kian 7M2

Interview with BBC Entertainment executive, Mark Lindsay, by Roop 7M2 and Dakir/Emily 7D1

Interview with BBC1 and BBC3 executive Kate Phillips, by Gurteg 7D2

This is part of BBC School Report day in which thousands of schools are participating nationwide. However, this exclusive access to New Broadcasting House, Portland Place and to these execs, has been arranged by Harlington School’s Ms Woulfe, who is co-ordinating BBC School Report here. Harlington, along with a handful of other schools, has secured behind the scenes access to help the BBC make special broadcast content for School Report day.

Mr Lindsay is associated with BBC shows: Who Dares Wins, Children In Need, Total Wipeout, Hole In The Wall, The Kids Are Alright and The Royal Variety Performance. And in the independent sector Audience With… and You Bet (ITV1) and Channel Izzard (Channel 4). Mr Sussman is associated with programmes such as World’s Craziest Fools and Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People.