The gold standard of TV arts programming

'The traditionalists won't like it, but Strictly [Come Dancing] is the new gold standard of what makes a very, very successful arts programme on mainstream TV'.
Two views on what constitues a successful arts programme on TV. Christopher Nupen's 1967 film Jacqueline du Pré supplies the image. Will Gompertz's January 2008 Guardian article supplies the quote. Yesterday BBC News appointed Will Gompertz to the newly-created role of Arts Editor. Read about Christopher Nupen's film in The Innocent Ear.

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