Tony Hall

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Tony Hall claimed : “The PSBs are vital to democracy, they inform us, they educate us” External link

presstv Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall recalled ( about Chris Patten ) : "I found myself sitting in a room with [former BBC Trust chairman] Chris Patten, who said 'I want you to come back. And I want to come back because, in this crisis, you're the person that needs to sort this out'," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've come to a solution, which is actually an absolutely fair solution, which is those who cannot afford to pay for the licence fee don't have to pay for it," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "But you've got to go back and say, 'who actually is responsible for this?' I didn't actively go out and say, 'give me the over-75s, we want to go and reform that'. "This is something which the then majority conservative government put on the BBC. We ameliorated it. "But I also want to make sure that they are getting the sort of services and the sort of programmes that will make them feel it's worthwhile," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall noted ( about Jeremy Clarkson ) : "When I came back to the BBC there was rightly a lot of discussion about bullying and harrassment, and people felt strongly that some people got away with it and others didn't. "You simply couldn't let Jeremy get away with it, because that would have said to everybody there's a culture for one set of people, and there's a culture for the rest" External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I felt strongly that this was a difficult story," "Remember, this is a story about abuse of somebody - a racially motivated hit-and-run. But I felt using the n-word at that time of day in that report was was a mistake. "These are difficult decisions and in the end, occasionally I have intervened as director general when I felt it was right to say, 'No, this is what I believe'" External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "I think you have a really interesting question there, because it's something I believe in very strongly. "The next diversity issue for us will be achieving social diversity," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've come to a solution, which is actually an absolutely fair solution, which is those who cannot afford to pay for the licence fee don't have to pay for it," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "But you've got to go back and say, 'who actually is responsible for this?' I didn't actively go out and say, 'give me the over-75s, we want to go and reform that'. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I felt strongly that this was a difficult story," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall noted : "When I came back to the BBC there was rightly a lot of discussion about bullying and harrassment, and people felt strongly that some people got away with it and others didn't. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "I think you have a really interesting question there, because it's something I believe in very strongly. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "The whole thing has been discussed by David [Pickard, the director] and his colleagues, of course it has" External link

watoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "The whole thing has been discussed by David [Pickard, the director] and his colleagues, of course it has" External link

Stuff Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have come to the right conclusion which is a creative conclusion, an artistic conclusion... it is there in a medley of instrumentals playing around sea shanties and all of that and I suspect it will be back next year" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion which is actually to include it instrumentally," External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "We have come to the right conclusion which is a creative conclusion, an artistic conclusion... it is there in a medley of instrumentals playing around sea shanties and all of that and I suspect it will be back next year" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have to attract people who are different, who have different ideas, who come from different backgrounds, who have different opinions about what matters," External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall afirmou : "Precisamos atrair pessoas que sejam diferentes, que tenham ideias diferentes, que tenham origens diferentes, que tenham pontos de vista diferentes sobre o que importa" External link

em Monday, August 24, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have to attract people who are different, who have different ideas, who come from different backgrounds, who have different opinions about what matters," External link

afp-en Monday, August 24, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Every organisation should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

nypost Monday, August 10, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

time Monday, August 10, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "This is important journalism which the BBC should be reporting on and we will continue to do so," External link

foxnews Monday, August 10, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We are proud of the BBC's values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation. " External link

skynews Monday, August 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We are proud of the BBC’s values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation,” External link

thehill Monday, August 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall added : “The BBC now accepts that we should have taken a different approach at the time of broadcast and we are very sorry for that. We will now be strengthening our guidance on offensive language across our output,” External link

thehill Monday, August 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

wivb Monday, August 10, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

wral Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here" External link

wcnc Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "every organisation should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here" External link

9news Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We are proud of the BBC’s values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the N-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation” External link

cityam Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We are proud of the BBC's values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation. " External link

skynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I recognise that we have ended up creating distress amongst many people" External link

bbc Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Blue Planet ) : "The BBC has curated this amazing collection of sequences from two of the most talked about natural history series of recent years, Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II , as a spectacular treat for the viewers," External link

upi Monday, August 3, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “With brand new narration from the brilliant David Attenborough, a new score from Hans Zimmer and the team at Bleeding Fingers played by the BBC Concert Orchestra with Dave on the piano, this thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone's spirits” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “This thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone’s spirits” External link

pressandjournal Monday, August 3, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “This thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone’s spirits” External link

themirror Monday, August 3, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "I'm delighted to see Steve appointed to this important role. He brings with him a combination of excellence in programme making, leadership and the respect and trust of the staff. " External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "I'm delighted to see Steve appointed to this important role. " External link

irishmirror Friday, July 31, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "He brings with him a combination of excellence in programme making, leadership and the respect and trust of the staff. "Steve set up the BBC Scotland channel brilliantly and I wish him every success in the future" External link

bbc Friday, July 31, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "Sydney Lotterby wasn't just part of the golden age of British comedy - he made many of the shows that stand out as real icons of the period," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The radio airwaves won’t be the same without her” External link

irishmirror Friday, July 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The radio airwaves won’t be the same without her” External link

themirror Friday, July 24, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We couldn't be more proud of the part we're playing in this amazing partnership," External link

bbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The senseless killing of George Floyd - and what it tells us about the stain of systemic racism - has had a profound impact on all of us," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 22, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. She appeared on the BBC many times and had her own variety show in the 1960s and early 70s. " External link

newsandstar Sunday, June 21, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. "She demonstrated how music and entertainment can bring joy in the most challenging times. Something that will resonate with many people today" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. "She demonstrated how music and entertainment can bring joy in the most challenging times. Something that will resonate with many people today" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall told : "We are constantly looking at what we have in our archive and thinking, is it still appropriate?" External link

bbc Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The question is, what's the best way of funding that universally so that everybody, this great democratic idea, gets something we can all share. "I hope even when I've left I can take part in that debate and we should look at the easiest way to pay, learn from what happens in other countries, are there fairer ways to pay, but the underpinning for all that is the idea of a BBC which is providing something for everyone," External link

bbc Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Through the current pandemic we have been focused on keeping the public informed, educated and entertained, but our actions now and in the future must not come at the cost of building an inclusive creative industry,” “I am determined that the BBC continues to lead the way on diversity and we are committed to working with experts and partners at the UN and LinkedIn to share insights and learn from one another” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "In these uncertain times, parents look to the BBC to support them and offer education while children can't be in school. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 6, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

nottinghampost Friday, March 27, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

cambridge-news Friday, March 27, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

hulldailymail Friday, March 27, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, March 27, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

bathchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The BBC and all our partners feel an urgent sense of responsibility to give everybody the very best, most accurate information, we can during this time of crisis. It’s vital that we all have access to the facts so we know how to protect ourselves, our friends and families,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 27, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “These are challenging times for each and every one of us. We’ll do everything we can, working together, to stop disinformation about coronavirus in its tracks,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 27, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

leicestermercury Friday, March 27, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The BBC and all our partners feel an urgent sense of responsibility to give everybody the very best, most accurate information, we can during this time of crisis. It’s vital that we all have access to the facts so we know how to protect ourselves, our friends and families,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “These are challenging times for each and every one of us. We’ll do everything we can, working together, to stop disinformation about coronavirus in its tracks,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need,” External link

cityam Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "we're suspending the consultation on those saving plans" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "we're suspending the consultation on those saving plans" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. Fans have reacted with much enthusiasm to the news. One tweeted: " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. Gavin and Stacey, which James co-created with Ruth Jones, was a huge success over Christmas (Image: BBC/GS TV Productions Ltd/Tom Jackson) Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles " External link

themirror Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

themirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. "We have lots of great shows already recorded, but we have also found ways to keep many other shows going so that the familiar faces people love will still be in their living rooms in the weeks and months ahead" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall promised : "the best escapism, fun and distraction we can, alongside the news and information everyone needs" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

themirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declared : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources – channels, stations and output – to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained” External link

icWales Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declared : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources – channels, stations and output – to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained” External link

icWales Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The board met on Sunday to take that decision, to put the implementation off until August, and the phrase is 'under review'. " External link

thesun Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. "We need to pull together to get through this. That's why the BBC will be using all of its resources - channels, stations and output - to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "It will take time to emerge from the challenges we all face, but the BBC will be there for the public all the way through this. Clearly there will be disruption to our output along the way, but we will do our very best" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Clearly there will be disruption to our output along the way, but we will do our very best,” “It will take time to emerge from the challenges we all face, but the BBC will be there for the public all the way through this” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. “We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources - channels, stations and output - to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained. We are making a series of changes to our output to achieve that" External link

themirror Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “there will be disruption to our output along the way” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying : “If Naga is guilty, then I’m guilty” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, March 17, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying : “If Naga is guilty, then I’m guilty” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We’re not allowed to put in a joint bid but we have a put in a bid which would sublicense to ITV or allow them to sublicense to us. I honestly think our audiences have been brilliantly served by having Six Nations free to air. I think rugby in this country and also in Wales, Scotland and Ireland is really important that it remains free to air. We found this brilliant way of doing it with ITV to share the costs. It would be dreadful if the Six Nations disappeared behind a paywall” External link

guardian Friday, March 13, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall admitted : “No, there haven’t been any conversations” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “That should be done, I’ve no doubt about that” External link

cityam Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "We are gaming out what happens if x% of the staff [caught coronavirus] or what happens if there was a case in one of our stations or newsrooms, what would we do and how we would cope with that?" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "At the moment we are intent on keeping absolutely everything open, all our networks going, because we know that globally, nationally and locally, people turn to us for information, as they did during the floods. " External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I can't foresee an end to the News Channel, even though people have talked about its demise for a very long time," "I think people want to find out what's happening live" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “There could be- I hope there won’t be, but you could imagine a local station or some other part of our network operations being out of action for a period” External link

thesun Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We'll miss her - but we wish her a very happy retirement,” External link

TheScotsman Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

icWales Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've got to look at our part in the nature of political discourse. " External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

worcesternews Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. "His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

bbc Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed" External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

thesun Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

thesun Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

heart Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

westbriton Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The National Gallery houses the greatest collection of paintings — not just in the UK — but the world. It is a hugely important cultural asset for the country and for the many people who visit from across the globe,” “I am proud to take on the role of its chair. The National Gallery isn’t just about serving those who already love art, but reaching a wider audience and future generations” External link

cityam Monday, January 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declarou : "Darei tudo para esta organização nos próximos seis meses (...) mas, no verão (hemisfério norte), deixarei de ser seu diretor-geral" External link

uol Monday, January 20, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declarou : "Darei tudo para esta organização nos próximos seis meses (...) mas, no verão (hemisfério norte), deixarei de ser seu diretor-geral" External link

em Monday, January 20, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT



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Tony Hall claimed : “The PSBs are vital to democracy, they inform us, they educate us” External link

presstv Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall recalled ( about Chris Patten ) : "I found myself sitting in a room with [former BBC Trust chairman] Chris Patten, who said 'I want you to come back. And I want to come back because, in this crisis, you're the person that needs to sort this out'," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've come to a solution, which is actually an absolutely fair solution, which is those who cannot afford to pay for the licence fee don't have to pay for it," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "But you've got to go back and say, 'who actually is responsible for this?' I didn't actively go out and say, 'give me the over-75s, we want to go and reform that'. "This is something which the then majority conservative government put on the BBC. We ameliorated it. "But I also want to make sure that they are getting the sort of services and the sort of programmes that will make them feel it's worthwhile," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall noted ( about Jeremy Clarkson ) : "When I came back to the BBC there was rightly a lot of discussion about bullying and harrassment, and people felt strongly that some people got away with it and others didn't. "You simply couldn't let Jeremy get away with it, because that would have said to everybody there's a culture for one set of people, and there's a culture for the rest" External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I felt strongly that this was a difficult story," "Remember, this is a story about abuse of somebody - a racially motivated hit-and-run. But I felt using the n-word at that time of day in that report was was a mistake. "These are difficult decisions and in the end, occasionally I have intervened as director general when I felt it was right to say, 'No, this is what I believe'" External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "I think you have a really interesting question there, because it's something I believe in very strongly. "The next diversity issue for us will be achieving social diversity," External link

bbc Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've come to a solution, which is actually an absolutely fair solution, which is those who cannot afford to pay for the licence fee don't have to pay for it," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "But you've got to go back and say, 'who actually is responsible for this?' I didn't actively go out and say, 'give me the over-75s, we want to go and reform that'. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I felt strongly that this was a difficult story," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall noted : "When I came back to the BBC there was rightly a lot of discussion about bullying and harrassment, and people felt strongly that some people got away with it and others didn't. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "I think you have a really interesting question there, because it's something I believe in very strongly. " External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "The whole thing has been discussed by David [Pickard, the director] and his colleagues, of course it has" External link

watoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall replied : "The whole thing has been discussed by David [Pickard, the director] and his colleagues, of course it has" External link

Stuff Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have come to the right conclusion which is a creative conclusion, an artistic conclusion... it is there in a medley of instrumentals playing around sea shanties and all of that and I suspect it will be back next year" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I think they have come to the right conclusion which is actually to include it instrumentally," External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "We have come to the right conclusion which is a creative conclusion, an artistic conclusion... it is there in a medley of instrumentals playing around sea shanties and all of that and I suspect it will be back next year" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have to attract people who are different, who have different ideas, who come from different backgrounds, who have different opinions about what matters," External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall afirmou : "Precisamos atrair pessoas que sejam diferentes, que tenham ideias diferentes, que tenham origens diferentes, que tenham pontos de vista diferentes sobre o que importa" External link

em Monday, August 24, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We have to attract people who are different, who have different ideas, who come from different backgrounds, who have different opinions about what matters," External link

afp-en Monday, August 24, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Every organisation should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

nypost Monday, August 10, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

time Monday, August 10, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "This is important journalism which the BBC should be reporting on and we will continue to do so," External link

foxnews Monday, August 10, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We are proud of the BBC's values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation. " External link

skynews Monday, August 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We are proud of the BBC’s values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation,” External link

thehill Monday, August 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall added : “The BBC now accepts that we should have taken a different approach at the time of broadcast and we are very sorry for that. We will now be strengthening our guidance on offensive language across our output,” External link

thehill Monday, August 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

wivb Monday, August 10, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

wral Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here" External link

wcnc Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "every organisation should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here" External link

9news Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “every organization should be able to acknowledge when it has made a mistake. We made one here” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We are proud of the BBC’s values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the N-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation” External link

cityam Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We are proud of the BBC's values of inclusion and respect, and have reflected long and hard on what people have had to say about the use of the n-word and all racist language both inside and outside the organisation. " External link

skynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I recognise that we have ended up creating distress amongst many people" External link

bbc Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Blue Planet ) : "The BBC has curated this amazing collection of sequences from two of the most talked about natural history series of recent years, Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II , as a spectacular treat for the viewers," External link

upi Monday, August 3, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “With brand new narration from the brilliant David Attenborough, a new score from Hans Zimmer and the team at Bleeding Fingers played by the BBC Concert Orchestra with Dave on the piano, this thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone's spirits” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 3, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “This thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone’s spirits” External link

pressandjournal Monday, August 3, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “This thrilling journey around the world promises to lift everyone’s spirits” External link

themirror Monday, August 3, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "I'm delighted to see Steve appointed to this important role. He brings with him a combination of excellence in programme making, leadership and the respect and trust of the staff. " External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "I'm delighted to see Steve appointed to this important role. " External link

irishmirror Friday, July 31, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Steve Carson ) : "He brings with him a combination of excellence in programme making, leadership and the respect and trust of the staff. "Steve set up the BBC Scotland channel brilliantly and I wish him every success in the future" External link

bbc Friday, July 31, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "Sydney Lotterby wasn't just part of the golden age of British comedy - he made many of the shows that stand out as real icons of the period," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The radio airwaves won’t be the same without her” External link

irishmirror Friday, July 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The radio airwaves won’t be the same without her” External link

themirror Friday, July 24, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We couldn't be more proud of the part we're playing in this amazing partnership," External link

bbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The senseless killing of George Floyd - and what it tells us about the stain of systemic racism - has had a profound impact on all of us," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 22, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. She appeared on the BBC many times and had her own variety show in the 1960s and early 70s. " External link

newsandstar Sunday, June 21, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. "She demonstrated how music and entertainment can bring joy in the most challenging times. Something that will resonate with many people today" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "What sad news. Not only was she dear to many, she was a symbol of hope during the war and is a part of our national story. "She demonstrated how music and entertainment can bring joy in the most challenging times. Something that will resonate with many people today" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall told : "We are constantly looking at what we have in our archive and thinking, is it still appropriate?" External link

bbc Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The question is, what's the best way of funding that universally so that everybody, this great democratic idea, gets something we can all share. "I hope even when I've left I can take part in that debate and we should look at the easiest way to pay, learn from what happens in other countries, are there fairer ways to pay, but the underpinning for all that is the idea of a BBC which is providing something for everyone," External link

bbc Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Through the current pandemic we have been focused on keeping the public informed, educated and entertained, but our actions now and in the future must not come at the cost of building an inclusive creative industry,” “I am determined that the BBC continues to lead the way on diversity and we are committed to working with experts and partners at the UN and LinkedIn to share insights and learn from one another” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "In these uncertain times, parents look to the BBC to support them and offer education while children can't be in school. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 6, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

nottinghampost Friday, March 27, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

cambridge-news Friday, March 27, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

hulldailymail Friday, March 27, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, March 27, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

bathchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The BBC and all our partners feel an urgent sense of responsibility to give everybody the very best, most accurate information, we can during this time of crisis. It’s vital that we all have access to the facts so we know how to protect ourselves, our friends and families,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 27, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “These are challenging times for each and every one of us. We’ll do everything we can, working together, to stop disinformation about coronavirus in its tracks,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 27, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. " External link

leicestermercury Friday, March 27, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The BBC and all our partners feel an urgent sense of responsibility to give everybody the very best, most accurate information, we can during this time of crisis. It’s vital that we all have access to the facts so we know how to protect ourselves, our friends and families,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “These are challenging times for each and every one of us. We’ll do everything we can, working together, to stop disinformation about coronavirus in its tracks,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need,” External link

cityam Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "we're suspending the consultation on those saving plans" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "we're suspending the consultation on those saving plans" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying ( about British ) : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. Fans have reacted with much enthusiasm to the news. One tweeted: " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "On Saturday nights, BBC One will provide the laughs and host a comedy takeover with some of the very best British comedy series, kicking off with Gavin and Stacey and Outnumbered from Saturday 4 April, and more classic titles will be announced soon. Gavin and Stacey, which James co-created with Ruth Jones, was a huge success over Christmas (Image: BBC/GS TV Productions Ltd/Tom Jackson) Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles " External link

themirror Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

themirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. "We have lots of great shows already recorded, but we have also found ways to keep many other shows going so that the familiar faces people love will still be in their living rooms in the weeks and months ahead" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall promised : "the best escapism, fun and distraction we can, alongside the news and information everyone needs" External link

bbc Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Of The ) : "The BBC is determined to do all it can to raise a smile and keep the country entertained during these testing times. The BBC will also be airing classic adaptations such as Pride and Prejudice (Image: BBC) " External link

themirror Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declared : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources – channels, stations and output – to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained” External link

icWales Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declared : “We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources – channels, stations and output – to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained” External link

icWales Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "The board met on Sunday to take that decision, to put the implementation off until August, and the phrase is 'under review'. " External link

thesun Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. "We need to pull together to get through this. That's why the BBC will be using all of its resources - channels, stations and output - to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "It will take time to emerge from the challenges we all face, but the BBC will be there for the public all the way through this. Clearly there will be disruption to our output along the way, but we will do our very best" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “Clearly there will be disruption to our output along the way, but we will do our very best,” “It will take time to emerge from the challenges we all face, but the BBC will be there for the public all the way through this” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We all know these are challenging times for each and every one of us. As the national broadcaster, the BBC has a special role to play at this time of national need. “We need to pull together to get through this. That’s why the BBC will be using all of its resources - channels, stations and output - to help keep the nation informed, educated and entertained. We are making a series of changes to our output to achieve that" External link

themirror Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “there will be disruption to our output along the way” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying : “If Naga is guilty, then I’m guilty” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, March 17, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall saying : “If Naga is guilty, then I’m guilty” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We’re not allowed to put in a joint bid but we have a put in a bid which would sublicense to ITV or allow them to sublicense to us. I honestly think our audiences have been brilliantly served by having Six Nations free to air. I think rugby in this country and also in Wales, Scotland and Ireland is really important that it remains free to air. We found this brilliant way of doing it with ITV to share the costs. It would be dreadful if the Six Nations disappeared behind a paywall” External link

guardian Friday, March 13, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall admitted : “No, there haven’t been any conversations” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “That should be done, I’ve no doubt about that” External link

cityam Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "We are gaming out what happens if x% of the staff [caught coronavirus] or what happens if there was a case in one of our stations or newsrooms, what would we do and how we would cope with that?" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : "At the moment we are intent on keeping absolutely everything open, all our networks going, because we know that globally, nationally and locally, people turn to us for information, as they did during the floods. " External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : "I can't foresee an end to the News Channel, even though people have talked about its demise for a very long time," "I think people want to find out what's happening live" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall added : “There could be- I hope there won’t be, but you could imagine a local station or some other part of our network operations being out of action for a period” External link

thesun Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “We'll miss her - but we wish her a very happy retirement,” External link

TheScotsman Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

icWales Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Tony Hall said : "We've got to look at our part in the nature of political discourse. " External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

worcesternews Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. "His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

bbc Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no-one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed" External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

thesun Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

thesun Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. " External link

heart Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

thisisderbyshire Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

westbriton Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said ( about Nicholas Parsons ) : "Very few people have done so much to entertain audiences over the decades, and no one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons. His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed. Our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him" External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall said : “The National Gallery houses the greatest collection of paintings — not just in the UK — but the world. It is a hugely important cultural asset for the country and for the many people who visit from across the globe,” “I am proud to take on the role of its chair. The National Gallery isn’t just about serving those who already love art, but reaching a wider audience and future generations” External link

cityam Monday, January 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declarou : "Darei tudo para esta organização nos próximos seis meses (...) mas, no verão (hemisfério norte), deixarei de ser seu diretor-geral" External link

uol Monday, January 20, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Hall declarou : "Darei tudo para esta organização nos próximos seis meses (...) mas, no verão (hemisfério norte), deixarei de ser seu diretor-geral" External link

em Monday, January 20, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
bbc director general23.15%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
general19.31%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
chief0.46%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
director-general18.21%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
bbc director-general15.80%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
directeur général de la bbc0.33%FR11/20/201720/11/2017
manager0.52%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
director6.63%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
bbc boss1.82%EN10/02/201702/10/2017
boss1.43%EN10/02/201702/10/2017
ambassador0.39%EN08/25/201725/08/2017
bbc chief0.72%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
directeur général1.63%FR07/24/201724/07/2017
bbc director0.20%EN07/23/201723/07/2017
executive director0.07%EN05/21/201721/05/2017
democrat0.07%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
real estate agent0.07%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
agent0.07%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
deputy0.13%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
leader of cardiff council0.07%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
bbc chairman0.20%EN09/23/201623/09/2016
chairman0.20%EN09/23/201623/09/2016
suspect0.26%EN03/19/201519/03/2015
bbc director general0.20%SA08/24/201424/08/2014
new director-general1.63%EN04/01/201401/04/2014
general de la bbc0.20%ES03/05/201405/03/2014
current director-general0.20%EN12/16/201316/12/2013
director general2.80%EN11/14/201314/11/2013
current director general0.20%EN11/05/201305/11/2013
new director general1.30%EN10/29/201329/10/2013
Names Lang Count
Tony HallEN70.19%
Tony HallFR14.87%
Tony HallPT14.80%
Tony HallSA0.14%
Tony HallPL0.00%
Tony HallDA0.00%
Tony HallSW0.00%


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