BBC Drama Village

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BBC Drama Village
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Location within West Midlands county
General information
Type Television production
AddressBBC Drama Village,
1059 Bristol Road,
B29 6WE
Country United Kingdom
Coordinates 52°25′59″N1°56′54″W / 52.433155°N 1.948228°W / 52.433155; -1.948228 Coordinates: 52°25′59″N1°56′54″W / 52.433155°N 1.948228°W / 52.433155; -1.948228
Current tenants BBC Birmingham, BBC Studios
Inaugurated10 May 2005 [1]

The BBC Drama Village is a television production facility run by the BBC. It is operated by their BBC Birmingham branch and based largely at the Selly Oak campus of the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.


The centre consists of five buildings. Archibald House and Melville House are Grade II listed arts and crafts-style former college buildings on the university campus. There are then three units on an industrial estate in nearby Stirchley. Facilities include studios and sets, wardrobe and technical departments and extensive post-production suites. [2]


Programmes made on the site have included: [3]

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  1. "BBC - Press Office - Lights, campus, action for BBC Birmingham's Television Drama Village". 9 May 2005. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  2. "BBC - Birmingham - About Birmingham - BBC Birmingham Television Drama Village". Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  3. "13/03/2015, Access All Areas: The production line at BBC Birmingham's Drama Village". BBC One - Midlands Today. BBC. Retrieved 16 August 2019.