Arts news round-up
29 July 2014
LORD COE 'WILL NOT RUN' FOR JOB AS BBC TRUST CHAIRMAN
Lord Coe has indicated that he has withdrawn from the race to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
TOP GEAR BURMA EPISODE BREACHED OFCOM RULES
Top Gear's Burma Special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial slur broke broadcasting rules, Ofcom has said.
WELSH THEATRE COMPANY LAUNCHES TRANSLATION APP
An app to help theatre-goers follow plays in other languages is being launched by a theatre company in Wales.
DOCTOR WHO GOES LIVE WITH UK-WIDE SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR
Doctor Who is preparing to take to the stage with live music and a cast of 100 actors and singers - and Daleks.
FORGET CHURCHILL – GLOBAL POLL RANKS MR BEAN AMONG GREATEST BRITONS
Mr Bean beats Churchill, Diana and Charlie Chaplin in global survey of British greats while Britons emerge as polite and good humoured – at least when sober
SEBASTIAN COE RULING OUT RUN FOR BBC TRUST CHAIRMANSHIP – REPORT
London 2012 head says he 'doesn't have the capacity' to take on job due to his commitments in international athletics
TOP GEAR’S JEREMY CLARKSON ‘DELIBERATELY USED OFFENSIVE RACIAL TERM’
Ofcom says BBC breached broadcasting rules when it allowed presenter to use word ‘slope’ about Asian man in Burma special
GRAHAM FELLOWS: 'I CAN'T DO JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH FOR EVER'
Sean O'Grady joins Graham Fellows down the comedian's local Spar in Louth, Lincolnshire, for milk, pasties – and a heart-to-heart about the future of Sheffield's most versatile singer-songwriter
TOP GEAR BURMA EPISODE BREACHED OFCOM RULES OVER JEREMY CLARKSON'S RACIAL SLUR
The regulator said the BBC 'failed' to check whether the word had the potential to offend viewers