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Little Britain Removed From Streaming Services

Paula MacSweeney
Paula MacSweeney

7:50 AM - 10 Jun 2020



"Times have changed"

Little Britain has been removed from Netflix, NOW TV and iPlayer after coming under fire over the use of blackface in some of its sketches.

The BBC said it had made the decision to remove the show as "times have changed" since the comedy first aired in 2003.

Little Britain has faced criticism in recent years for its portrayal of black and Asian characters by white men (David Walliams and Matt Lucas) with characters including a Caribbean woman called Desiree and a mail-order bride named Ting Tong.

 

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