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Greg Dyke


Dyke was educated at Hayes Grammar School and gained a degree in Politics from the University of York. He moved from journalism into broadcasting in 1977 when he joined London Weekend Television. He was subsequently Editor-in-Chief of TV-am and Director of Programmes for Television South before being appointed Director of Programmes at London ... See full bio »

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6 O'Clock Show Producer
(1982-1983)
(2006)
The London Programme Editorial Department
(1979-2000)
(2016)

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 1979-1981 The London Programme (TV Series) (deputy editor - 57 episodes)
- Who Cares? (1981) ... (deputy editor)
- Juggernauts (1981) ... (deputy editor)
- GLC: The Elections (1981) ... (deputy editor)
- Is It Time to Scrap the GLC? (1981) ... (deputy editor)
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On January 29th 2000, I became the BBC's 13th Director-General and the first who had been to neither a public school nor Oxbridge. I was also the first in peacetime who had never worked for the BBC. But by the end of my first week I woke up deeply depressed. I couldn't believe how bereaucratic the whole place was. The worst point had been getting into my car one evening and finding a pile of ... See more »

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Resigned in January 2004 when the BBC was criticized by the Hutton Inquiry for airing a story that suggested the British government had deliberately "sexed up" the argument for going to war in Iraq. The story turned out to have errors in it. See more »

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