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Published on Jan 12, 2016
British Academy panel discussion on the future of the BBC: 'What would the future look like without the BBC? Funding the future of public service television' Chaired by Lord Puttnam.
On 31 December 2016 the BBC’s Royal Charter will expire. What should the future for the BBC as a public service broadcaster look like in a fast-changing digital landscape? How should it be financially supported, and by whom? Should it continue to hold its place as the nation’s leading public service broadcaster, and benefit from a universal licence fee?
Watch our panel of policymakers and practitioners as they take on this hotly debated topic to consider how this British institution should be funded.
About the speakers: Greg Dyke, former Director-General of the BBC (2000-4) Brian Eno, musician and producer; delivered the BBC Music John Peel Lecture 2015 Professor Mariana Mazzucato, RM Phillips Professorship in the Economics of Innovation, University of Sussex Toby Syfret, Head of TV, Enders Analysis
The event was held at the British Academy in London on Tuesday 15 December 2015.