Roland Francis Kester (Roly) KEATING

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1961-08-05
Education Balliol Coll Oxford
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Style Roly Keating
Career BBC gen trainee incl attachments to Radio Ulster, Kaleidoscope, Everyman and Newsnight 1983, prodr and dir Bookmark, Omnibus, Arena and numerous music and arts programmes incl Made in Ealing and Philip Roth - My True Story 1985, fndr prodr The Late Show 1988, ed The Late Show 1990 (winner BP Arts Journalism Award), ed Bookmark 1992 (winner BAFTA Best Documentary award and Int Emmy nomination), exec prodr series incl A History of British Art, The House Detectives and How Buildings Learn 1993, devised and launched heritage magazine One Foot in the Past for BBC2, head of devpt music and arts with special responsibility for New Services BBC 1995, seconded to BBC Broadcast to develop factual channel propositions for BBC Worldwide/Flextech joint venture, head of programming UKTV 1997, overseer all new services incl BBC Choice and BBC Knowledge, controller Digital Channels BBC 1999, controller arts commissioning for all BBC TV channels 2000, controller BBC4 2001-04 (Channel of the Year MediaGuardian Edinburgh Int TV Festival), controller BBC2 2004-08, dir of archive content BBC 2008-12, chief exec Br Library 2012-; memb Bd Barbican Centre 2009-, tstee Turner Contemporary 2009-
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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