BBC

0844 453 0231

If you would like to call to make a complaint to the BBC you can phone the number 0844 453 0231 where they will take details of your complaint, and explain the process that’s going to follow.

BBC Complaint Numbers

Department Contact Number Opening Hours
BBC Complaints 0844 453 0231 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC News Complaints 0844 248 1587 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC iPlayer Complaints 0844 248 1591 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC Eastenders Complaints 0844 248 1592 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC TV complaints 0843 208 2267 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC Radio Complaints 0844 248 1604 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm
BBC Subtitles Complaints 0844 248 1605 Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-8pm

BBC Complaints

Call the number 0844 453 0231  to make your complaint to the BBC. When you phone this number their dedicated complaints team will take details of your complaint, and let you know the procedure for these type of complaints. They’ll ask you a series of questions and explain how your complaint might make a difference.

BBC News Complaints

You can phone the number 0844 248 1587 to make a complaint regarding the BBC News. You can phone this number to complain about a how a story was reported, such as if you find that it is a biased story or only told from one perspective. You might also want to make a complaint about news stories that the BBC fail to cover, you can complain about this when you call the number above.

BBC iPlayer complaints

Make a complaint regarding the BBC iPlayer when you phone the number 0844 248 1591. When you call this number you can complain about the shows that are available or aren’t available via the streaming player. Any issues that you might have downloading iPlayer programmes to watch without an internet connection.

BBC Complaints Email Address

The best way to make a complaint to the BBC is by phoning the number 0844 453 0231 where they are able to log your complaint and explain what will happen next. However, if you’d prefer to do it online you can fill out the form on their website. There isn’t a direct email address for you to send your complaint to, instead, they ask you to fill out the form on their site, which is a very similar experience.

BBC Complaints Address

Department Address
BBC Complaints BBC Complaints
PO Box 1922
Darlington
DL3 0UR

BBC Eastenders Complaints

Use the number 0844 248 1592 to make complaints relating to Eastenders. You can phone this number to complain about the content of the soap, one of the actors, or a specific storyline that you’ve watched unfold. You might also want to complain about the specific dialogue of a character in the show, just provide as much detail as possible when you call to complain.

BBC TV complaints

Make a complaint regarding BBC TV when you phone the number 0843 208 2267, you can use this number to complain about any TV show that the BBC airs on their channels, both online and on the TV.

BBC Radio Complaints

If you would like to complain about BBC Radio you can phone the number 0844 248 1604. You might wish to call this number to complain about music that has been played on air, one of the presenters of a radio show, or a particular show in general. You can call this number to complain about BBC Drivetime or anything that might happen on that show. Complain about Radio 4, or any of the other radio stations that are produced by the BBC.

BBC Subtitles Complaints

Spotted something unusually with BBC Subtitles? You can make a complaint relating to them when you call the number 0844 248 1605. You can phone this number for subtitles that were incorrectly changed, or subtitles that were offensive in any way.

Why might I need to call the BBC Customer Complaints Number?

As the BBC is the national broadcaster of the United Kingdom, it is available to any TV-licence holder in the UK, and is one of the most viewed media sources in the world. Its news website is one of the top journalistic and breaking news outlets on the planet, its television programming is known the world over and its online services are used by millions of people every day. It is also required to be politically and socially impartial, working with complete political neutrality and evenly covering all aspects of a story or issue. The reasons you may wish to call the BBC Complaints Number include, but certainly are not limited to:

  • Complaining about a perceived bias or a lack of impartiality detected in the BBCs programming or news coverage
  • Reporting an inconsistency or an incorrect piece of information on the BBC News website or app
  • Complaining about having been fined for watching tv without a TV Licence
  • Complaining about having been fined for watching BBC iPlayer online without a TV Licence
  • Requesting a change be made to one or more aspects of BBC programming
  • Making a complaint about an aspect of a BBC programme or broadcast which you found upsetting or offensive
  • Complaining that you can’t connect to BBC iPlayer
  • Complaining that you can’t connect to the BBC Website
  • Complaining that you can’t connect to the BBC News Website
  • Making a complaint about the degenerating quality of Doctor Who
  • Making a complaint about spoiler policy concerning the Great British Bake-Off
  • Complaining about the treatment of Jeremy Clarkson