Midsomer Murders

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Midsomer Murders

Post: #288213 fruitfly
Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:56 pm

I've just read the following comment about the programme - can anyone explain it? Perhaps I didn't watch during that period. "Midsomer Murders was Britain's best for years, until they strangled it to death with political correctness".

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Re: Midsomer Murders

Post: #288218 diggernotdreamer
Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:28 pm

The programmes director Brian True May said that Midsomer was the last bastion of Englishness because there were no black or Asian faces, I have to be honest, I watched it for years and it never really occurred to me, but perhaps because I lived in a town where there were not many ethnic groups, apart from the people who ran the Chinese or Indian takeaways so it looked pretty normal to me. He got suspended and now they have included more people from different ethnic groups.

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