Directors UK report reveals level of

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The recently published Directors UK report UK Television: Adjusting the Colour Balance has revealed that only 1.5% of UK television programmes were made by a BAME director, while BAME directors make up just 3.5% of the directing community. The report, which looked at programmes broadcast up to the end of 2013, found that BAME directors are not only critically under-represented and under-employed in UK television as a whole, but that they are being given a far smaller proportion of directing opportunities in many key programming genres such as period drama, chat shows, and reality programming . To read more or download the full report, click here.