Alan is Creative Director for the BBC. Alan presented and wrote the landmark documentary on Leonardo Da Vinci and became host of BBC One's successful and acclaimed arts strand, Imagine. Joining as a trainee in the World Service, Alan went on to produce/direct with Omnibus. Alan then created the mould-breaking arts series Arena, and was Editor until 1985 before becoming the Head of Music and Arts. He was appointed Controller of BBC Two, introducing many innovations in programming including The Late Show, Have I Got News For You, Absolutely Fabulous, Troubleshooter and Video Diaries. Yentob then became Controller of BBC One and in 2004 he became the BBC's Creative Director. A celebrated and award-winning programme maker, Alan quickly came to personify the creative spirit of the BBC.
Alan Yentob will be at the following events:
In Conversation with Alan Yentob - Friday 14 June 2013, 2:00PM, The Crucible Theatre