Little Britain has been removed from BBC iPlayer, Netflix and BritBox as objections resurfaced to some of the sketch shows characters. Netflix pulled the Matt Lucas and David Walliams series on Friday, along with their other comedy Come Fly With Me.
Why has Little Britain been removed?
Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Netflix and BritBox due to use of blackface. Little Britain has been removed from all UK streaming platforms due to concerns about the use of blackface by its two stars, David Walliams and Matt Lucas.
Did Little Britain get removed?
In a statement, the BBC confirmed that Little Britain was being removed from its streaming platform. It labelled the show part of its historical programming that is reviewed regularly, and deemed that times have changed since Little Britain first aired…
WHY HAS COME FLY WITH ME been removed?
Matt Lucas and David Walliams sketch comedy shows Little Britain and Come Fly With Me have been removed from Netflix, BBC iPlayer and Britbox over their use of blackface. In light of the Black Lives Matter protests and global conversations about systemic racism, the TV series have been taken down.
Is Little Britain USA on Netflix?
Little Britain has been removed from BBC iPlayer, Netflix and BritBox as objections resurfaced to some of the sketch shows characters.