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BBC Tour at MediaCityUK

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Address: BBC | MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ, England
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Join us on a tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK and walk in the footsteps of...

Join us on a tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities. Our well-informed Tour Producers will entertain and surprise you as you walk in the footsteps of your favourite stars. They will make sure that you see the most interesting areas available on the day of your visit, as well as giving you a fascinating insight into how TV and radio work.

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If your into BBC and tours it is interesting to see how thins work and how things happen! I was surprised at the size of studios and how they work things to appear different on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally R
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Manchester
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Manchester
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If your into BBC and tours it is interesting to see how thins work and how things happen! I was surprised at the size of studios and how they work things to appear different on tv! I won't say too much. Quite interactive and also good for older kids too. Only down side was we were the last tour of... More 

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Thank Sally R
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. I'm glad to read that you thought the tour was interesting - sorry you felt a bit rushed at the end - there's a lot to see in an hour and a half! More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited earlier in the year but missed the opportunity to do the tour. Firstly you need to prepare book online which was our original mistake. Arrived in time for our 3pm tour and was welcomed by Lee & John, our tour guides. Visited the radio studio, sound effects (very interesting) and then across to the Breakfast Studio. Overall interesting and... More 

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Thank Michael T
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm so pleased to read that you thought your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK was interesting and informative. More 

uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So looking forward yet so disappointed to this tour of boredom . Couldn't get out fast enough .would have left yet I kept thinking it must get better . Started ok with the radio 6 studio but went downhill after that . Taken to a radio drama studio and told to close our eyes -errm no -then we got treated... More 

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BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that you were bored during your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK. It's difficult to understand what you were expecting during your tour. It looks like you visited some interesting studios - Radio 6 Music, the radio drama studio and the Blue Peter studio. As I'm sure you can understand, for security reasons, there... More 

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd booked for 8 people (2 families of 4 with children aged 12-14yrs). The location is near the Lowry Centre so you can park there and walk across to Media City. The Tour is quite interesting. The guides are knowledgeable and entertaining and clearly enjoy what they do. What is slightly disappointing is that the Tour avoids any studios that... More 

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Thank Ara C
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It's great to read that you thought the guides were knowledgeable and entertaining. All the studios we visit are "working" studios, television and radio programmes are made in all the studios we visit. As I am sure you can understand, when a recording is taking place in a... More 

Stockport, Cheshire
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went as a family in Easter holidays. Booked in advance and turned up 10 minutes before our time. We were booked in and given a lanyard each to wear which doubles as a pass going through the 3 different buildings at Media City. Our tour guides John and Lee were amazing! Very informative and funny without being too cheesy!! They... More 

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Thank LISA N
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear that you and your family enjoyed your recent tour of the BBC at MediaCityUK, and that you thought it was good value for money too! Thanks also for the lovely feedback about John and Lee, which I will pass onto them. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This morning at 10:30, me and my childeren went down to media city after booking in advance. Peter welcomed us which already giving me the buzz that this trip was going to be good jjst by his attitude towards the job We ventured around whilst stopping at different areas and spoke to us about it, we got the impression and... More 

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Thank Bradley H
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. It's lovely to hear that you and your family enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to friends and family. More 

Worksop, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was 3pm on 1st April with Julia and Tommy They were excellent very enthusiastic and fun .We all had a lovely time would recommend it . Thank you

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Thank Jill B
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you had a lovely time on your recent BBC Tour. Thanks for the lovely feedback for Julia and Tommy, which I'll pass onto them. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pre-booked in advance. An interesting tour of TV and Radio studios which we are told varies each day subject to what is on. We saw the large studio that accommodates 'The Voice' and similar shows, plus Blue Peter Studio and Radio 6 Music. Enjoyable end to the tour where guests can 'present' Breakfast and the weather. Excellent coupe of young... More 

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Thank David K
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. I'm so pleased to read that you thought the tour was enjoyable and interesting too! More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 8 year old daughter during Half term. The tours hosts were great - interesting, knowledgeable and amusing. All children got an equal opportunity to join in the activities and there was also plenty to keep parents interested too. We would highly recommend to others.

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Thank potters63
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

I'm so pleased to read that your daughter enjoyed her recent CBBC Interactive Tour at MediaCityUK. I'm glad the parents were kept interested too! Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We toured Mediacity while visiting Manchester and had a lovely time. There were two very knowledgeable guides and we got to see a range of different places, including a working BBC Radio studio, a radio drama recording space, the Blue Peter studio, and a tour experience which allowed us to sit on a mock BBC Breakfast sofa. Highly recommended for... More 

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Thank Stuart M
BBCTour, Manager at BBC Tour at MediaCityUK, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review! It's lovely to read that you would highly recommend the tour. More 

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