BBC in new race storm as it lets Radio 4 show use N-word again despite action being promised months ago
- Programme in the Great Live series earlier prompted thousands of complaints
- It contained clips from the 1950s and 1960s of interviews with Lenny Bruce
- Show is still available to listen to on the BBC’s Sounds app despite criticism
The BBC has become involved in another N-word controversy after it emerged the racial slur can still be heard on one of its popular Radio 4 programmes, despite action being promised months ago.
Former director general Tony Hall promised a review after a programme in the Great Lives series prompted thousands of complaints. One of the programmes featured the N-word four times as well as a homophobic slur.
But The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the offending programme is still available on the BBC’s Sounds website despite the…
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