BBC signs four-year Glastonbury deal

Paul Williams

The BBC has signed a new four-year deal to cover the Glastonbury Festival while unveiling an initiative to highlight its music coverage.

Acting Director General Tim Davie revealed at an event to promote the Corporation's music services that the new agreement to cover the Worthy Farm festival would come with its most comprehensive coverage yet. The event, held at BBC New Broadcasting House in central London, included live performances from Labrinth, Dido, Jake Bugg and classical artist Ben Grosvenor.

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