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“Divine” Greek Chef is Taking Masterchef UK 2019 by Storm

Irini Tzortzoglou, a 61-year old Greek woman living in the UK, has made it to the finals of the fifteenth season of "Masterchef UK," the world-famous cooking television show produced by BBC One. Tzortzoglou was born in Heraklion, Crete, but in...

Greece Blasts BBC for Report on "Oppressed Macedonian Minority"

Athens responded to a BBC report on Sunday which alleged that there is a "Macedonian minority" in the country which "has been oppressed for decades," saying that this is an inaccurate and distorted view. A high-ranking diplomatic source told the...

BBC Offers Some Translations of Trending Greek Expressions

Love was in the air on February 14, since it was Valentine's Day and the BBC certainly took notice of the holiday. BBC radio offered up some English translations of love-inspired Greek terms, such as “philotimo” and “philoxenia,” which...

BBC Film Portrays Ten Years of Financial Turmoil in Greece (video)

The nail-biting weeks leading up to the first Greek bailout in 2010 are the subject of a new BBC documentary which aired on February 4. The spellbinding film, titled “Inside Europe -- Ten Years of Turmoil" takes viewers inside the...

BBC Releases Trailer of Spy Thriller Party Shot in Greece (video)

The BBC has released the first trailer of the "The Little Drummer Girl", an adaptation of John le Carre’s famous spy thriller, that was partly shot at the ancient temple of Sounio, south of Athens. The miniseries, which will be...

The BBC Dubs Lesvos' Migrant Camp 'Worst in the World' (video)

A report in the BBC says that the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos is the "worst in the world", with children as young as ten attempting suicide. BBC's Catrin Nye has been given rare access inside the...

Controversial BBC Shoot Finally Takes Place at Ancient Greek Site (photos)

Film crews started shooting early Thursday morning at the ancient site of Sounion, south of Athens, recording scenes for the BBC's adaptation of John le Carre’s The Little Drummer Girl. Shooting is scheduled to last only a few hours and...

Greek Archaeologists Reverse Film Ban Decision

An apparent U-turn has seen the Greek archaeological authorities finally grant permission for a British production company to film at an ancient site near Athens. The BBC adaptation of John le Carre's 'The Little Drummer Girl' made headlines recently when...

Greece Bars BBC from Filming at Ancient Site

Almost immediately after the Greek government presented an initiative to attract international film productions, the authorities have refused permission to Britain's BBC to film in the archaeological site in Sounion. The Central Archaeological Council on Wednesday rejected an application to...

BBC’s Controversial ‘Troy: Fall of a City’ Ratings Continue to Tank

The BBC's new, controversial retelling of the ancient story of Troy is continuing to slide in ratings despite its Saturday evening time slot. "Troy: Fall of a City" caused a lot of controversy, especially within the Greek community, by choosing...