Alan Yentob

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Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and carefully encouraged scandals
The long read: Its knack for creating tension and controversy has helped it remain an energising force in publishing for more than 50 years – but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the Booker?

Charlotte Higgins

05, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Festival of Stanley’: touring Kubrick exhibition heads to UK
London to host 2019 tribute to film-maker behind The Shining and A Clockwork Orange

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

04, Oct, 2018 @4:00 PM

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Rupert Everett gears up for the next chapter: moving in with his mum
Speaking at Hay festival about his latest film The Happy Prince, the star also explained how being openly gay got him typecast

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, May, 2018 @4:53 PM

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Acclaimed Shakespeare stage productions to be shown on BBC
Other highlights of broadcaster’s culture programming for 2018 include reboot of Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation series

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

18, Jan, 2018 @12:55 PM

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Margaret Atwood – You Have Been Warned! review: precious little of the woman herself
There were tantalising clips and the odd great moment in this edition of Imagine, but not enough new material. Plus: a surprisingly restrained Channel 5 show on solitary confinement

Lucy Mangan

29, Aug, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Two years on from Kids Company, are charities worth saving?| Asheem Singh
Camila Batmanghelidjh’s work was monitored by volunteer trustees but this is no way to run vital services. No wonder charities struggle to survive

Asheem Singh

08, Aug, 2017 @6:42 AM

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Kids Company: ex-board members face company directorship ban
Camila Batmanghelidjh and ex-directors including Alan Yentob told to expect disqualification proceedings

Jamie Grierson

31, Jul, 2017 @2:15 PM

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Committee: (A New Musical) review – Kids Company crisis lacks drama
Sandra Marvin is imperious as Camila Batmanghelidjh but this verbatim reconstruction needs more vim

Susannah Clapp

09, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Batmanghelidjh and Yentob face the music in Kids Company musical Committee – review
Singing MPs grill charity founder Camila Batmanghelidjh and chair Alan Yentob in a show that’s as melodramatic as Tosca – though not as tuneful

Michael Billington

04, Jul, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh 'facing directorship ban'
Insolvency Service reportedly wants to disqualify ex-board members including Alan Yentob over roles in collapsed charity

Jamie Grierson

24, Apr, 2017 @11:22 AM

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BBC, forget the pessimism and be bold. You can still make great shows | Rachel Cooke
Yes, Netflix’s The Crown was great, but there are some things money can’t buy – like skill, pride and passion

Rachel Cooke

18, Dec, 2016 @12:05 AM

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Alan Yentob: the last impresario | Sam Knight
The Long Read: For decades, Alan Yentob was the dominant creative force at the BBC – behind everything from Adam Curtis to Strictly Come Dancing. He was a towering figure in British culture – so why did many applaud his very public slide from power?

Sam Knight

13, Dec, 2016 @5:59 AM

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