Monthly Archives: April 2016

Response to the Culture White Paper

  On the 2nd April I wrote to the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport. My letter is printed below. “Dear Mr Whittingdale Re: The Culture White Paper I read the Culture White Paper and I have a number of comments that I trust you will find helpful. Perhaps it might help to […]

The BBC and the Proms – a major music festival that does not reflect the musical tastes of the 25,507,726 BBC TV Licence payers

On the 28th August 2015 I wrote to the BBC regarding the lack of diversity in the music programming of the Proms. My  complaint was: “It was impossible to glean Tony Halls contact details from the BBC website but the BBC Trust was more transparent. The BBC publicity states “While the Proms celebrates its 120th […]