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Tony Hall: 'Best days ahead for BBC'

2 April 2013 Last updated at 14:57 BST

Tony Hall has started his first day as director general of the BBC, saying he is confident about the future of the corporation.

"I really believe that with imagination and real commitment the best years for the BBC are yet to come," Lord Hall said.

"I want to do everything that I can to enable people to make great programmes," he added.