BBC Natural History Shows Need New Game Plan Due to Covid-19, Says BBC Studios Boss

BBC Studios has some way to go in resuming production following the global pandemic, with only around 60% of productions back on track in the U.K. and some natural history series still in limbo.Tom Fussell, interim CEO of the producer-distributor, tells Variety that shows such as soap “EastEnders” and automotive program “Top Gear” are back in production in the U.K. while 75% of international programs have now resumed. Around 40% of U.K. dramas and natural history shows requiring travel, however, are still up in the air due to travel restrictions.“With natural history, it’s difficult to work the way they used to, ...

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