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BBC To Take Up Hay Festival Baton

Posted at 7:46AM Friday 02 May 2014

The Hay Literature Festival will be broadcast on the BBC's television, radio and online networks, it has been announced.

Several radio and television shows will be live from the festival, from 22 May and 1 June, with a global audience on BBC World News.

Some of the headline events will also be streamed live on the BBC website.

The BBC said the "unprecedented" coverage would make the festival more accessible than ever before.


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