In recent weeks, two new reports on diversity in the arts have generated headlines. Arts Council England has issued a document called Equality, Diversity and the Creative Case, and The Creative Diversity Network, an organisation funded by all the main broadcasters, has released its third assessment of representation on screen and off.
Discussing what we can be learnt from their findings are:
Deborah Williams, the head of the CDN,
Priya Khanchandani, writer, curator and editor of Icon magazine,
Tiffany Jenkins, writer and broadcaster,
Will Harris, poet whose debut collection Rendang is a reflection on his mixed-race heritage,
Sophie Duker, comedian.
And in the first of an occasional series on Front Row called J'accuse, Tiffany Jenkins makes the case for a greater diversity of opinion in the arts.
Presenter: Stig Abell
Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more