Ros Atkins On The Week: What time is BBC news?

BBC news program Ros Atkins On The Week will see the presenter tackle major news stories and events from the UK and around the world over the past seven days.

The BBC’s new news programme, Ros Atkins On The Week, features host Ros Atkins as he delivers unbiased coverage of the biggest events in the UK and around the world over the past seven days. The four-part late-night series will see Atkins break down major issues into half-hour segments.

Ros Atkins

Who is Ros Atkins?

Ros Atkins is a 48-year-old BBC News reporter from Cornwall – he has over two decades of experience working for the BBC.

He is the BBC’s analytical editor and has become known as the society’s ‘chief explainer’ for his viral clips breaking down complex political and national news into short, simple videos. His videos on Partygate, the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times on YouTube and widely shared on social media.

Atkins began his career in South Africa, researching human rights, and joined the BBC in 2001 – he has been with the company ever since. He has directed several documentaries, including Living With Tourists and Sharing It All.

He presents the news programs Outside Source and Ros Atkins On.. on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. Atkins also appears on BBC Radio 4’s The Media Show series.

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What is Ros Atkins On The Week talking about?

Ros Atkins On The Week is a news series that will discuss major news and world events from the past week. The first episode will likely focus on the chaos within the Conservative Party – Prime Minister Liz Truss spent much of the week struggling to hold her post before finally tendering her resignation this afternoon.

The BBC’s synopsis for the series reads: “Setting the record straight. Everything you need to know about the world’s biggest stories, with Ros Atkins, BBC News’ Analytics Editor. Sharp, impartial and relevant. »

Other events likely to be covered in the series include the continued Russian invasion of Ukraine, the cost of living crisis and the ongoing machinations in Parliament. The broadcasts will analyze and explain current events, verify disputed information and be open about the use of sources.

Ros said: “I’ve been delighted with the reaction to our explainer videos and I’m also delighted to be bringing this style of storytelling to BBC One and iPlayer. No story happens in isolation, and we’ll look at how each week’s events intertwine in this new kind of BBC news programme.

“The volume of information reaching all of us can seem overwhelming, so we’re going to give viewers the facts, context and analysis they need to understand what happened.”

When is Ros Atkins On The Week on TV?

Ros Atkins On The Week airs on BBC One on Thursday October 20 at 11:40 p.m. The series will air at the same time each week. The BBC initially ordered four episodes, but the series could continue if it proves popular. All episodes will be available for viewing on BBC iPlayer shortly after they first air.