is a BBC Television current affairs
documentary programme, which was first broadcast in 1953, and is the longest-running public affairs television programme in the world. Panorama
has been presented by many well known BBC presenters, including Richard Dimbleby
, Robin Day
, David Dimbleby
and Jeremy Vine
. In 2011, it still retains a peak time transmission slot on BBC One
, but without a regular presenter.
Panorama was launched on 11 November 1953 on the BBC Television Service
, it focuses on investigative journalism
. Daily Mail
reporter Pat Murphy was the original presenter,BBC Radio 2
, Steve Wright in the Afternoon
15 January 2006, Jeremy Vine
interview who only lasted one episode after accidentally broadcasting a technical mishap. Max Robertson
then took over for a year. The programme originally had a magazine format and included arts features. Richard Dimbleby
took over in 1955 and presented it during the late 1950s and 1960s.
His son, David Dimbleby
, went on to present the programme from 11 November 1974 – the 21st anniversary of the show. Other past presenters include: Sir Robin Day
, Sir Ludovic Kennedy
and Sir Charles Wheeler
. The programme is currently presented by Jeremy Vine
. On 13 December 2010 it was announced that the programme will be relaunched in the new year with no regular presenter.
Panorama set an example for the German magazine show of the same name,German......