IMPROVING DIVERSITY AT THE BBC

June 24, 2014
Pat Younge
crowd300Today top British comedian, Lenny Henry, tv producer Marcus Ryder and myself were invited to give evidence to a committee of MP's at the House of Commons, investigating how the BBC could better reflect the racial and cultural diversity of the UK. 

Here's the session - you can view it on PC, but not mobile. This issue is a marathon not a sprint. All feedback welcome.

VIDEO: Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee


PRESS COVERAGE

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/donald-macintyres-sketch-if-only-parliament-and-the-press-took-a-leaf-out-of-lenny-henrys-book-9560679.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/bbc/10922493/Lenny-Henry-We-are-hemorrhaging-black-talent-to-America.html

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/2014/jun/24/lenny-henry-questioned-by-mps-about-the-bbc-politics-live-blog#block-53a9550fe4b00dd91e862426