BBC ‘will showcase performances from around the country’main
Now there’s a surprise. In his well-leaked plan to increase arts budgets by 20 percent, Tony Hall seemed to be offering more of the same. In the detail this morning, however, he promises to reverse two decades of neglect of live arts performances. It’s good strategy. The BBC has to wake up and combat the blizzard of live screenings and cinema opera. Here’s the full plan.