Real Story was a current affairs programme which aired on the British television channel, BBC One at 19:30 GMT weekly on Mondays. Current affairs is a Genre of Broadcast journalism where the emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of News stories that have recently occurred The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT) is a term originally referring to mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London It was hosted by Fiona Bruce who is also presenter of Crimewatch. Fiona Elizabeth Bruce (born 25 April 1964 in Singapore) is a British Journalist and Television presenter. The programme was edited by Dave Stanford and produced by Mike Lewis.
It focused on the weeks big stories such as health problems and political views. Health is a state of complete physical mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity Politics Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions Fiona Bruce often met some of the victims of the main problem being discussed for use on the programme. The programme was considered a BBC version of ITV1's popular programme Tonight With Trevor McDonald which focuses on similar subjects. This article deals with the ITV1 brand name as it is broadcast at present Tonight is the name of a British television newsmagazine produced by Granada Television for the ITV network since 1999, when it replaced the
When Real Story launched on 10 March 2003, the BBC's then head of Current Affairs, Peter Horrocks, called it "a valuable addition to our story telling capacity - popular current affairs, but with BBC values. "
On 17 November 2006, the BBC announced that Real Story was to be axed, to make way for The One Show. The One Show is a topical magazine-style television programme broadcast on weekdays at 658pm on BBC One.