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: BBC3 Preview

BBC Choice is rebranding tomorrow as BBC3. In advance of the change, this evening is dedicated to a taster of the programming on the new channel.
Aimed at the 25-34 age group, BBC3 promises a blend of news, current affairs, drama, entertainment, music, arts, science and animation.
Programmes previewed this evening include new comedy by some of the brightest young names in entertainment - including Dom Joly in his own series, Charlie Higson starring in "Swiss Toni", Steve Coogan creations Paul and Pauline Calf and Johnny Vaughan fronting another series of his chat show.
There's contemporary drama "Burn It" (from the makers of "Queer as Folk" and "Linda Green" ), documentaries on celebrities such as Vinnie Jones and the Beckhams, animated series "Monkey Dust" and the science show "Body Hits".
Will BBC3 turn YOU on?: pp 14-18, which includes features, previews, a readers' questionnaire and the verdicts of the stars


Comedian: Dom Joly
Comedian: Charlie Higson
Comedian: Steve Coogan
Host: Johnny Vaughan
Celebrity: Vinnie Jones
Celebrity: David Beckham
Celebrity: Victoria Beckham

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