Royal Television Society Convention, Cambridge, 18-20 September 2003 - Grade rails against BBC short-termism.

The BBC's reliance on freelance production staff is stifling creativity in programme-making by discouraging risk-taking, according to former Channel 4 chief executive Michael Grade, writes Colin Robertson.

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