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Vicar of Dibley viewers slam ‘lecturing’ BBC for BLM knee scene

The Vicar of Dibley last night included a scene where Dawn French kneeled in support of Black Lives Matter

Furious Vicar of Dibley fans switched off last night as they slammed the ‘lecturing’ BBC for using comedy to promote ‘political’ causes over a scene where Dawn French takes the knee for Black Lives Matter.  Viewers criticised series writer Richard Curtis for using a comedy show to promote a ‘Woke’ agenda, with one tweeting: ‘I’m…

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BBC defends Vicar of Dibley as viewers brand first Christmas special episode an ‘abomination’

But the BBC has been forced to defend the 'much-loved' vicar after viewers slammed the first Christmas short 'an abomination'

The BBC has defended the Vicar of Dibley after viewers branded the first of three Christmas special episodes an ‘abomination’.   The criticism of the first episode, which aired on Monday, comes ahead of the controversial Black Lives Matter episode set to be released next week. The show will see Dawn French, 63, take the knee…

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Vicar Of Dibley takes the knee: Dawn French to deliver a BLM sermon in BBC show

The Vicar Of Dibley will take the knee and deliver a sermon about Black Lives Matter when the BBC comedy returns to the screen for a series of Christmas specials. In a move critics say could undermine the BBC's impartiality, the Reverend Geraldine Kennedy (played by Dawn French, above) addresses the killing of George Floyd by US police officers and the broader issue of racism in one of the three ten-minute episodes.

The Vicar Of Dibley will take the knee and deliver a sermon about Black Lives Matter when the award-winning BBC comedy returns to the screen for a series of Christmas specials. In a move critics say could undermine the BBC’s impartiality, the Reverend Geraldine Kennedy – played by Dawn French – addresses the killing of…

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