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Tuesday 1 April 2014, 20:16
Director-General Tony Hall speaks at the National Assembly for Wales reception on Tuesday 1 April 2014.
Monday 31 March 2014, 13:06
The BBC's Director General introduces his plans for increase arts coverage on the BBC.
Sunday 9 March 2014, 12:37
Director-General Tony Hall explains how moving BBC Three online only will see more money directed into TV drama in an opinion piece first published in the Daily Mirror on Friday 7 March 2014.
Thursday 6 March 2014, 21:59
An overview of Tony Hall's email to staff outlining proposals for the future of BBC Three.
Wednesday 26 February 2014, 12:19
Director-General Tony Hall's speech on the future of the BBC at the 2013 Oxford Media Convention.
Tuesday 8 October 2013, 22:27
Jon Jacob summarises Tony Hall's first major speech since taking the role of Director General of the BBC.
Friday 5 April 2013, 18:45
BBC Director-General Tony Hall's message to staff following his first week in post.
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 14:58
In the second week of his tenure, Acting Director-General Tim Davie spoke to all staff from the BBC's Dock House at MediaCity UK in Salford.
Tuesday 18 September 2012, 12:07
BBC Director-General George Entwistle delivered his first speech to staff from Studio B in New Broadcasting House today.
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BBC’s Dominic Coles joins Discovery Networks (Guardian)
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Wimbledon final watched by 10 million (Guardian)
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