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BBC Focus

BBC Focus
Editor Graham Southorn
Categories Science and Technology
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 65,693 (ABC Jul - Dec 2013)[1]
Print and digital editions.
First issue December 1992
Company Immediate Media Company
(formerly BBC Magazines)[2]
Country United Kingdom
Based in Bristol
Language English
Website Official home page
ISSN 0966-4270

BBC Focus is a British monthly magazine about science and technology published in Bristol, UK by Immediate Media Company. Edited by Graham Southorn it covers all aspects of science and technology and is written for general readers as well as people with a knowledge of science. Formerly known as Focus, the magazine was taken over by BBC Magazines in mid-2005 and renamed in BBC Focus. There are also regular science celebrity features and interviews.

Regular content

  • Intro-A few paragraphs from the editor
  • MegaPixel – interesting or amazing photos on a common theme
  • Letters to the editor
  • Discoveries- Articles about the world of science
  • Features (main topics)
  • Q&A – a section welcoming science queries from readers and answers from an expert panel
  • Mind Games, a factual multiple choice quiz and a crossword
  • To-do list/Tech Hub – reviews of factual books, films, television and radio, exhibitions and events, gaming and internet plus 'tried and tested' – reviews of similar products
  • Hollywood science- Films vs science.


  1. ^ Dominic Ponsford (13 February 2014). "Mag ABCs: Lads' mags continue decline as Men's Health remains top-selling men's title".  
  2. ^ Immediate Media Co. "BBC Focus Magazine". (Scroll to bottom of the web page for company details.). Retrieved 9 August 2013. 

External links

  • Official home page
  • Origin Publishing
  • Magazine Online Forum CommunityBBC Focus
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