Executive Producer, BBC Arts and Culture
A lifetime at the helm of the UK’s finest Arts and Culture programming
Janet Lee is the BBC’s Executive Producer for Arts and Culture. In this in-depth interview, she discusses the challenges she faces growing the audience for arts programmes, and how she balances attracting new viewers and listeners while maintaining artistic integrity; robustly defends the BBC’s efforts on tackling diversity; and shares her adventures during a long career, including stints as Editor of The Culture Show, Producer of Desert Island Discs, Producer of Simon Schama’s History of Britain, Commissioning Editor for Arts at Channel 4; and Editor of Imagine, BBC One’s flagship arts and culture series.
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