Saturday, 12 July 2008

Slim down BBC.

Slim down BBC, Minister man says

Derek Fowlds, Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne in Yes, Minister

The BBC must be slimmed down and its digital channels should "make their excuses and leave", the co-writer of classic comedy Yes, Minister has said.

Sir Antony Jay said the licence fee was being used to make "undistinguished" shows in a report for think tank the Centre for Policy Studies.

He said the BBC should be stripped down to one mainstream TV channel, a radio speech channel and a news department.

Last year the BBC Trust rejected calls to axe digital channels to save money.

Sir Antony, who created the popular 1980s poli...Read the full story!!!
Moan groan ! Moan groan, o.k. who's next ?

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