Tonight sees the final episode of W1A series 3 narrated by David Tennant. This sixth episode is also the shows last EVER episode. And in no way is it going out quietly.

Key broadcasting talent Claudia Winkleman is close to signing a deal which would keep her at the BBC. She is set to present On Your Bike but the deal is jeopardised with the revelation that an almost identical format has been developed and offered to Amanda Holden. How can the damage limitation group limit the damage?

W1A - L-R Will Humphries (HUGH SKINNER), David Wilkes (RUFUS JONES), Izzy Gould (OPHELIA LOVIBOND) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
W1A – L-R Will Humphries (HUGH SKINNER), David Wilkes (RUFUS JONES), Izzy Gould (OPHELIA LOVIBOND) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Jack Barnes

In the wake of a potentially very expensive lawsuit against the BBC, Izzy volunteers to take the flak and is summoned to the director general’s office.

W1A - Ian Fletcher (HUGH BONNEVILLE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
W1A – Ian Fletcher (HUGH BONNEVILLE) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Jack Barnes

Meanwhile, the official launch of BBC Me, the new online platform for user-generated content, is nearing the final furlong, but with the disappearance of several senior executive posts, including head of values and director of better, it is not clear who will be leading the charge to the finish line.

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If you missed episode 1-5 you can catch them now on BBC iPlayer. 

For more on W1A see our previous pages.

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