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BBC arts funding to get 20% boost

Funding for the BBC's arts coverage will go up by 20%, the broadcaster's director general is to announce.

Tony Hall - who used to run the Royal Opera House - says he wants to return the arts to the corporation's "heart.''

It will mean plays, art exhibitions and more live music from around the UK being broadcast on the BBC.

David Sillito reports.

  • 06 Oct 2013
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