Is British TV too childish?
Speaking at the annual Bafta Television Lecture in London, the comedian and writer said: "Merlin and Doctor Who are fine but they're children's programmes. It's children's television, it's entirely infantilised. It's not grown up."
He added: "If you are an adult you want something surprising, savoury, sharp, unusual, cosmopolitan, alien, challenging, complex, ambiguous, possibly even slightly disturbing and wrong," he said. "You want to try those things, because that's what being adult means."
What do you think of Stephen Fry's comments? Has British television become infantilised? Are there enough "complex" programmes on TV?
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