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BBC Wales drops its only televised arts programme     

WHEN the arts programme Double Yellow was launched earlier this year, it seemed to have all the ingredients to be a success.

BBC Wales promised viewers that the three young, vibrant presenters - an actress (Rakie Ayola), a poet (Owen Sheers) and a performance artist (Marc Rees) - would be working on a broad canvas, covering everything from poetry to music. But just five months later, the programme has been dropped midway through its second series. A spokesman for BBC Wales said Double Yellow had not proved "suffi-ciently accessible or popular" and was not fulfilling its objectives.
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