Former BBC Chairman Sir Christopher Bland

VLV is very sad to hear that former BBC chairman Sir Christopher Bland has died, aged 78.

Colin Browne, Chairman of VLV, said, 'As BBC Chairman, Sir Christopher was a great friend to viewers and listeners and subsequently became a patron of the VLV. We will miss him hugely.'

Sir Christopher was chairman of the BBC board of governors between 1996 and 2001.

He also held a number of senior roles in business, including chairman of BT, and was head of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).

In a statement, Sir Christopher's family said he had died peacefully at home, having defied cancer for three years.

You can read a BBC News article article here

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