BBC director of arts Jonty Claypole is stepping down from his role and leaving the corporation in April 2021.
Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Marian Keyes are among the names featuring on the BBC's Tent line-up for the 31st Hay Festival this summer.... Read more
A profile of Marlon James by Alan Yentob, Michael Palin on travel writer Jan Morris, a night-long celebration of poetry, and a programme about getting... Read more
The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.
The BBC will give this year's Hay Festival "unparalleled coverage" across television, radio and online as part of their ongoing global partnership.
The BBC is pushing reading “even higher up the agenda” with a concentrated year-long campaign in 2016 called Get Reading, which aims to "ignite a... Read more