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Statement about the Russell Brand show on 18 October


The BBC today issued a statement about the Russell Brand show, broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday 18 October 2008, which also featured Jonathan Ross.

 

Following the show the BBC received a complaint on behalf of Andrew Sachs about comments made in the programme.

 

The BBC statement reads:

 

"We have received a letter of a complaint from Mr Sachs' agent and would like to sincerely apologise to Mr Sachs for the offence caused. We recognise that some of the content broadcast was unacceptable and offensive. We are reviewing how this came about and have responded to Mr Sachs personally. We also apologise to listeners for any offence caused."

 

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Category: Radio 2
Date: 27.10.2008
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