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Arts to be 'At Very Heart' of BBC, says Director General

Posted at 7:46AM Wednesday 26 Mar 2014

Culture will go mainstream as BBC One's The One Show will be going to Hay.

Simon Russell Beale will explore Shakespeare's First Folio of plays in a new series The Secret Life of Books to mark the 400th anniversary of the Shakespeare's deat




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Jorge Luis Borges Fan Brings His Infinite Library To Life Online

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