BBC launches probe to find out why so many of us can’t hear actors on TV

Posted by on June 3, 2009 in News and Comment | 0 comments

BBC launches probe to find out why so many of us can’t hear actors on TV


By Liz Thomas

Viewers are turning off modern television shows because background noise and music are drowning out voices.
Hit programmes including Panorama, Ashes to Ashes, Newsnight, Waking the Dead and Mistresses have all come under fire from viewers unable to hear what is being said.
Now the BBC is backing a major study into the problem of ‘ambient sound’ after pressure from influential lobby group Voice of the Listener and Viewer.

read whole article in The Mail Online

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