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Proms Lecture: Frank Cottrell-Boyce

July 18th, 2016

Episode 1166 of 1341 episodes

Rana Mitter introduces author Frank Cottrell-Boyce to deliver this year’s Proms Lecture. Four years ago he was involved in writing the Olympic Opening Ceremony for the London Olympic Games. His lecture looks at the cultural legacy, the importance of arts in education and the wider influence of arts on society. Producer: Fiona McLean

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