British comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBCBritish comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBC
British comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBC

Cops, Little Britain, Gone with the Wind taken off air as Black Lives Matter protests put spotlight on TV

  • US police series Cops won’t return after more than 30 years on air, while streaming services rethink iconic yet racially insensitive shows in the current climate
  • Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s show, the First, may also be axed because of O’Reilly’s history of insensitivity to racial issues
Topic |   George Floyd protests
British comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBCBritish comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBC
British comedy Little Britain was removed from several streaming services, including Netflix and the BBC’s iPlayer, over its repeated use of blackface. The series had characters like Desiree DeVere played by David Walliams (left). Photo: BBC
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