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Diary

Tony Hall’s diary: the Proms, my walking obsession, and why the BBC is like James Bond

Plus: A worthy successor to the BBC Micro; and a behavioural science project at KCL graduation day

25 July 2015

9:00 AM

25 July 2015

9:00 AM

There’s nothing quite like a First Night — and last Friday we launched the Proms, the most celebrated classical music festival in the world, now in its 120th year. There’s the thrill of walking into the Royal Albert Hall for the first time; taking your seat with thousands of other music fans; the ‘heave ho’ chant from the Prommers; the quiet before the music begins.

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