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  1. BBC announce huge commitment to natural history on TV and online

    Thursday 16 October 2014, 16:02

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    BBC Director-General in conversation with Sir David Attenborough on the lanch of the UK edition of BBC Earth and the premiere screening of Life Story. 

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  2. BBC launches Young Dancer Competition

    Friday 3 October 2014, 09:04

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Director-General Tony Hall joins Carlos Acosta and a host of other dance professionals to launch the BBC's Young Dancer Competition.

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  3. Tony Hall speaks at National Assembly for Wales Reception

    Tuesday 1 April 2014, 20:16

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Director-General Tony Hall speaks at the National Assembly for Wales reception on Tuesday 1 April 2014. 

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  4. BBC’s new arts productions will be powering a brave new world

    Monday 31 March 2014, 13:06

    Tony Hall Tony Hall BBC Director- General

    The BBC's Director General introduces his plans for increase arts coverage on the BBC.

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  5. Why moving BBC Three online will help deliver shows like 'Sherlock'

    Sunday 9 March 2014, 12:37

    Tony Hall Tony Hall BBC Director- General

    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.

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  6. Tony Hall explains proposals for the future of BBC Three

    Thursday 6 March 2014, 21:59

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    An overview of Tony Hall's email to staff outlining proposals for the future of BBC Three.

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  7. Director-General Tony Hall speaks at the Oxford Media Convention 2014

    Wednesday 26 February 2014, 12:19

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Director-General Tony Hall's speech on the future of the BBC at the 2013 Oxford Media Convention. 

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  8. Where Next? Director-General unveils future plans for BBC

    Tuesday 8 October 2013, 22:27

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Jon Jacob summarises Tony Hall's first major speech since taking the role of Director General of the BBC.

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  9. Tony Hall's message to BBC staff following his first week

    Friday 5 April 2013, 18:45

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    BBC Director-General Tony Hall's message to staff following his first week in post.

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  10. Acting Director-General Tim Davie talks to BBC staff

    Wednesday 21 November 2012, 14:58

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    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.

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  11. George Entwistle, Director-General delivers speech to staff

    Tuesday 18 September 2012, 12:07

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    BBC Director-General George Entwistle delivered his first speech to staff from Studio B in New Broadcasting House today.

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