Much Binding In The Marsh
Much Binding In The Marsh

Much Binding In The Marsh

  • Radio sitcom
  • 1947 - 1954

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BBC classic shows edited for race and sex slurs in archives

The BBC is quietly editing classic radio comedies to remove racially insensitive and politically incorrect jokes as the corporation grapples with changing audience expectations. Repeats of shows including Dad's Army, Steptoe And Son and I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again on BBC Radio 4 Extra have been altered, sometimes to remove entire sketches. Edits have been made to programmes over several years to remove content likely now to be considered racist or misogynistic. The changes were documented by an anonymous Radio 4 Extra listener, who bemoaned them as "woke cuts".

Jake Kanter, The Times, 22nd January 2022

70 years of British comedy - part one: after the war

In an earlier post we told you we were going to look back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. We've tagged some of the best sitcoms from the last 70 years, as 70 Years Of British Comedy so you can follow the series of posts. The story of the modern sitcom is a fascinating one, British sitcoms are admired the world over but how did it all start?

British Classic Comedy, 30th April 2016

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