The fabulous online Being Human spin-off will be shown on TV as a 50 minute special
If you haven’t been following the Being Human spin-off, Becoming Human , online, then here’s your chance to catch up without having to log on.
A unique 50-minute special of the eight-part online series will be shown the week after the Being Human finale, on Sunday 20 March at 9pm. Becoming Human will transmit on BBC Three, simultaneously revealing the final part of the mystery to online fans and BBC Three viewers.
Becoming Human is BBC Three’s most successful multiplatform commission with over 1.5 million views on the BBC Red Button and online to date.
Sarah Clay, BBC Multiplatform Drama Commissioner, says: “The reaction from the fans has been brilliant. We commissioned it as a treat for the online fans and they’ve totally got into the spirit of it – analysing daily clues, coming up with theories... One of the biggest pieces of feedback we’ve had is that they can’t get enough of it and want longer episodes. So we hope they’ll be excited to hear that the whole of Becoming Human will be shown as one long episode on BBC Three. With the added twist that the final part of the puzzle showing how Matt died will be revealed on TV and online at the same time.”
Toby Whithouse, series creator says: ‘We were delighted when Becoming Human found such a loyal and enthusiastic audience online. The reaction was beyond our most optimistic dreams. And so for the BBC to give us this opportunity to share the show with a wider audience is fantastic news.”