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  • Average of 5 hours pre-recorded video lessons

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Writing Popular Fiction
Writing Popular Fiction

Lee Child

35 lessons
8 hrs video content
Course Notes

Give the brilliant writer in your life all the tools they need to pen their first bestseller, taught by the author behind the Jack Reacher novels.

Music Production
Music Production

Mark Ronson

18 lessons
6 hrs video content
Course Notes

Ideal for your music-loving friend or family member, Mark Ronson’s course shares insights and techniques to help them create their first hit record.

An Understanding Of Wine
An Understanding Of Wine

Jancis Robinson

27 lessons
6 hrs video content
Course Notes

The perfect gift for the aspiring wine afficionado in your life, give this online wine course featuring expert wine writer, Jancis Robinson.

Writing Children's Picture Books
Writing Children's Picture Books

Julia Donaldson

27 lessons
6.25 hrs video content
Course Notes

Ideal for any budding children’s author, this online writing course is led by the author of the timeless children’s classic, The Gruffalo.

Storytelling
Storytelling

Alan Moore

33 lessons
6 hrs video content
Course Notes

Gift an unforgettable journey into the world of fiction writing, with the master of storytelling and the creative mind behind Watchmen and From Hell.

Modern Indian Cooking
Modern Indian Cooking

Vineet Bhatia

30 lessons
14 hrs video content
Course Notes

Indulge the foodie in your life with delicious, authentic Indian recipes and expert guidance from Michelin star chef, Vineet Bhatia.

Filmmaking
Filmmaking

Edgar Wright

27 lessons
4 hrs video content
Course Notes

Perfect for any budding filmmaker, this online filmmaking course features industry insights from the man behind Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and Baby Driver .

Comedy
Comedy

Sir Billy Connolly

19 lessons
2.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Treat your loved one to this online comedy course, with expert insights from the king of stand-up himself, Sir Billy Connolly.

Bread Making
Bread Making

Richard Bertinet

25 lessons
6 hrs video content
Course Notes

Gift this online baking course featuring easy-to-follow recipes, from sourdough to festive mince pies, with award-winning baker, Richard Bertinet.

Songwriting
Songwriting

Gary Barlow

29 lessons
3.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Give your musically talented loved one the chance to learn how to write a song with Take That’s very own songwriter Gary Barlow.

Writing For Young Adults
Writing For Young Adults

Malorie Blackman

26 lessons
4 hrs video content
Course Notes

Treat the budding Young Adult author in your life to this online creative writing course, with in-depth insights from the author behind Noughts & Crosses.

Writing Drama For Television
Writing Drama For Television

Jed Mercurio

28 lessons
7 hrs video content
Course Notes

Give the gift of a screenwriting course with the writer behind hit TV show Line Of Duty, featuring practical tools to write a TV series

Delicious Food Cooked Simply
Delicious Food Cooked Simply

Marco Pierre White

35 lessons
3.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Know someone who loves to cook? Treat them to expert guidance and stunning recipes from this Michelin star culinary legend.

Dog Training
Dog Training

Steve Mann

30 lessons
4 hrs video content
Course Notes

Give the dog lover in your life all the tools they need to train their four-legged friend, with expert dog trainer, Steve Mann.

Delicious Vegetarian Cooking
Delicious Vegetarian Cooking

Marco Pierre White

25 lessons
5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Treat a vegetarian (or a wanna-be vegetarian) to this online cooking course led by Michelin chef, Marco Pierre White featuring delicious veggie recipes.

Finding The Inner Strength
Finding The Inner Strength

Doreen Lawrence

23 lessons
3 hrs video content
Course Notes

Gift this moving course in which the mother of Stephen Lawrence shares how she found inner strength in the darkest of times.

Classic French Bistro Cooking
Classic French Bistro Cooking

Pierre Koffmann

25 lessons
5.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Share the magic of French cooking this Christmas, with mouth-watering recipes and expert guidance from Michelin star chef, Pierre Koffman.

Toolkit for Business Success
Toolkit for Business Success

Peter Jones

40 lessons
3.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

Ideal for any budding entrepreneur, in this course the Dragon’s Den businessman, Peter Jones, teaches how to start a successful business.

Writing Books For Children
Writing Books For Children

David Walliams

25 lessons
3.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

From the author behind Gangsta Granny, SPACEBOY and Demon Dentist, this online writing course is ideal for those wanting to learn how to write a children’s book.

Writing Poetry
Writing Poetry

Carol Ann Duffy

25 lessons
5.5 hrs video content
Course Notes
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25+ lessons
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We do not currently offer a physical gift card, the images on the website are for illustration purposes only.

If you buy the 'Any Course' gift card, the recipient will be able to choose which course to take. Gift cards are also available for specific courses, if however your lucky giftee already owns the course, they will be offered the opportunity to select an alternative course of the same price.

Redeem your gift card by visiting our gift cards page, clicking ‘Redeem it now’ and entering your unique code. You will either sign in to your account or set up a new account during the redemption process.

  If you are unable to redeem your gift card, it could be because you are in an unavailable region.

When purchasing a gift, you can choose either to receive a printable gift card to your own email, or to share an e-Card direct to the recipients email. If printing yourself, you can share as you wish, such as cutting it out and putting it in a birthday, Christmas, or other special occasion card. If you choose the e-Card option, the recipient of the gift will receive a lovely email with your personal message, on a date of your choice.

BBC Maestro is available in several countries around the world. Visit our FAQs page to see our available regions.

You can gift an All Courses Pass to the BBC Maestro platform. Your gift recipient can redeem their gift code and will have a year’s access to all BBC Maestro courses, and immediate access to any new courses that are released within their yearly access period.