Cultural Olympiad Gets £16M And A Boldface Board

“Tony Hall, chief executive of the Royal Opera House, was today confirmed as the chair of a new Cultural Olympiad board,” which “will comprise Arts Council chief executive Alan Davey, Royal Shakespeare Company director Vicky Heywood, Barbican managing director Sir Nicholas Kenyon, BBC director general Mark Thompson, Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota, the mayor’s adviser on arts and culture Munira Mirza, and Jude Kelly, the Southbank Centre artistic director who has been overseeing the project to date.”