July 17th, 2012

Read What the Courts Banned the Beeb From Airing

A judge has banned a drama about the riots from airing.

Read what’s in the script over at Media Guido


215 Comments

  1. 1
    Utter Pile of Shit says:

    Who is Media Guido?

  2. 2
    Ed Moribund says:

    This looks like a job for….. “Judge-Led inquiry man”

    • 20
      JudgeDread-ful says:

      Judges eh. They don’t need telling about freedom of speech you know. They really don’t.

  3. 3
    Wonder what's behind it says:

    The BBC seem fairly confident they will be able to broadcast. They say “A court order has been made preventing the BBC from broadcasting the programme as planned on 16 July. The BBC will broadcast the programme at a later date. You will be able to comment on Nicola’s post when the programme airs”.

    Will be interesting to learn the reason for the injunction. I’m sure it will all come out in due course.

    • 123
      Pickled Wizard says:

      ‘Conducted by the London School of Economics and The Guardian, this social research project interviewed 270 people who were involved in the disorder.’

      I think we can all see the reason for the injunction – lack of objectivity or truth

    • 209
      Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

      It might give people ideas, and all the forces of law and order are going to be tied up with the Olympics for the next few weeks?

      • 211
        Dr Evil says:

        Exactamundo. It might be used as an excuse for more rioting. But don’t they realise even the dimmest street urchin knows the cops will be tied up at olympic venues?

  4. 4
    Utter Pile of Shit says:
    • 22
      Engineer says:

      Clap faster, then.

    • 24
      JH says:

      You must be clapping fucking fast Ed.

      • 31
        Twilight Sparkle says:

        As long as it ain’t ‘clopping’, humans that do that really squick me out…

    • 78
      Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

      If we all clap, is there any chance of that bigoted, pre-school level knuckle-dragger’s instruction manual will go out of business altogether?

      • 119
        Basil the Cat says:

        Lets hope so.

        • 140
          Ouir Resident Lefty Jimmy (Kranky) says:

          Whose got the clap?

          • Loopy Left Anon Fruit Cake & A Transsexual says:

            Yes I have, ever since that sleep over party @ C@/%£$*>
            When I had it right up my left wing biased ar*e hole, but did’nt really notice for a couple of days though……

            Think the tablets are working OK as no one else has caught it, I’m told…..
            well so far……

  5. 5
    Axe The Telly Tax says:

    Grow a pair and just stop paying the telly tax.

    I haven’t paid it for 7 years.

    The BBC have no legal powers whatsoever and the detector vans are a myth.

    • 6
      AC1 says:

      Well this program was hardly going to blame the welfare state for the degenerate culture of the majority of the rioters.

      • 14
        Pizza guy says:

        Riots were caused by coalition cuts to libraries.
        That’s a mcfact you can bet on.

        • 120
          Grauniad Apologista says:

          So vexed were the rioters by social issues they had to mug foreign students.
          And it’s only natural they wanted to burn a woman alive in a furniture store.

      • 27
        DiddyBot says:

        Yo am bad! Dem poor boys dun ‘ad no plasma teevees nor dem tings dey put in der eers!

      • 67
        Backwoodsman says:

        So, London School of Comics and graun do some ‘research’ into disafected yoof and the bbc broadcast it as ‘edgy’ drama. Who’d a thunk it ?

        How about a programe with an in depth investigation into a second rate media outfit , whose tax arrangements are at odds with their editorial content. No ? Didn’t think so !

  6. 7
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    This has Leveson’s fingerprints all over it .

  7. 8
    Cart*r Ru*K says:

    Who said superinjunctions were out of fashion?

    • 105
      A pedant says:

      It can’t be a superinjunction – the BBC have themselves referred to the injunction on their website.

      Just a normal injunction.

  8. 9
    Sir William Waad says:

    I suppose they rioted because it was fun, with the chance of a free pair of shoes.

    • 38
      Sir Aston Martin says:

      * Trainers *, Sir William, so they can train for … er … what is it they train for, people who wear trainers? I must enquire of my bootmaker.

      • 128
        Pickled Wizard says:

        Runnin’ from the peelers, squire each and evr’y one of ‘em, vagabonds , the lot of ‘em. Footpads, cads and ne’er do wells I tell yer – ‘angin’s too good for ‘em

        • 149
          Anonymous says:

          Many a time in my youth we would bash an old lady for money to buy a pair of plimsolls.

      • 189
        Dolly Vera says:

        What are trainer socks training for?

  9. 10
    Josh Rozenberg says:

    I understand that this documentary will be screened in 2015,when the UK will be under the watch of Prime Minister Ed Miliband.

  10. 11
  11. 12
    the real reason behind the riots says:

    text

    ……hey get yr ass dwn hre, free tv’s an shit, an its well fun. c u l8r

    • 16
      Pizza guy says:

      You heartless monster. It was the cuts to Pilgrims that caused the riots.

      • 23
        Anonymous says:

        There’s a second class of criminal involved in this farce, lefty academic dipsticks scuttling around with their clipboards and camcorders trying to make political capital out of what is a simple case greed and opportunism. Our universities are full of poisonous little fuckers who suck on the public teat and stir up apathy by the shitload.

    • 18
      UKIP.i.am says:

      Its the massive extra public spending at the time that caused the riots.

  12. 13
    Nick Buckles (G4S) says:

    If G4S had been in charge of security,there would have been no riots .

    • 17
      Police Union leader says:

      Our policemen are worth every penny of your money. We have halved crime and so we need even more policemen – as is the tradition of the public sector.

  13. 15
    concrete pump says:

    LOL…….there’s gonna be some serious fucking foaming over this one……!

  14. 25
    Engineer says:

    Maybe the key word is ‘drama’. If they present a documentary, they at least have to transmit pretty much what the participants said. If the turn it into a drama, they can edit out the bits that don’t fit the agenda.

    • 103
      The BBC Vets Its Employees Carefully says:

      And make stuff up.

    • 213
      cu*ts bo*th wa*ys says:

      It’s best thought of as another step towards denying there’s any truth, or any worthwhile distinction to be drawn between fact and fiction: It’s all just opinions, innit?
      Thus the actual Olympic torch becomes a ‘character’ in the fictional EastEnders when it makes a guest appearance on the Albert Square stage set.

  15. 26
    Merv (he Swerves out of difficult decisions but his Index linked Pensions are safe) says:

    I don’t know nuffin’ guv! – honest! – oh wait a mo’ – I AM the Guv – ‘ang on – wait anuvva mo’ – yor talkin’ ‘bout the BBC!! Phew – that’s a relief!!! I fort you was talking ‘bout funny money!!

  16. 29
    Tron says:

    You don’t have to watch the BBC / Guardian film to know what it says.

    Criminals are misunderstood little angels and everything is the fault of Daily Mail Readers and Fatcher.

    • 30
      The BBC are cunts says:

      and the Tories are an omni-shambles.

      • 36
        I don't need no doctor says:

        Labour are the ultimate shambles.

      • 37
        Granted says:

        the Torys – led by Sham Cam the WindFarm Scam MAn is a shambles, but be honest, – the BBC is indeed not only c_untish, but in every respect utterly twatish and like a dried up old bean to boot, – or too boot. It is a bottom feeder, it feeds on scraps, on carrion, it employs snivelling nerds, like for instance all the left wing little shits.

        So come on, – make a clean mammary of it! Own up! It’s bo locks!

  17. 33
    I don't need no doctor says:

    As anyone asked John Reid about the Olympic security provider G4S. Why did labour choose G4S, and why did labour’s John Reid get a directorship with G4S?
    Has Yvette Cooper apologised on behalf of labour?

  18. 34
    Aunty Matter says:

    I love the way the lefty media (BBC/C4) are making sure that no one is pointing the finger at Labour for the mess over the G4S issue.

    What we know is Labour set up the contract but for only 2500 guards, then the current lot comes in and does a review and it goes up to 14,000. So where did the need for that lot come from and how did Labour get it so badly wrong?

    Just how many contracts did Labour hand out and why is Jon lefty Snow blaming the Tories when it’s Labour who handed out these contracts.

    • 35
      I don't need no doctor says:

      Because Jon Snow is an arrogant leftie twat.

    • 51
      The Paragnostic says:

      My main worry about this and the Libor thing is that Commons Select Committees, which ought to be held in high esteem for their forensic examination of the deeds and misdeeds of the executive, now appear to be mainly concerned with “Grandstanding for Gobshites”.

      Every time a befuddled MP tries to slip in a soundbite instead of a question, the Select Committee system is devalued, no example being more shining than Vaz (a lawyer) upbraiding Buckles for wanting to claim the management fees agreed in the contract. I’m willing to bet that Vaz always claimed excess fees as a lawyer, win or lose, so the oily fucker really had no right to ask such a question.

      An don’t get me started on the useless and toxic John Mann…

      • 55
        casstrickland says:

        I have the urge to strangle that oily Vaz and split John Mann down the middle. I am not normally violent but something about those two makes me see red

        • 60
          John Mann says:

          Strangle = Choke
          Split = Pair = Cut a Fowl in half

          As in Choke a Chicken?

          • Prezza says:

            Chicken? … ooer! now there’s a thort! KFSeee is the one 4 meeee! Where’s that posh kid wiv a dergree – ee dun cleaning the jag yet? – send ‘im oot for er Fully Loded!

          • Prezza - alarmed - says:

            hey! call that kid – tell him ter get a Big DaDa! or both!

          • Camnesiac says:

            Ha ha ha ha: …….Chicken choker……ha ha ha ….etc….

      • 77

        I had thought I had read that John Mann was an illustrious organist but now realise that this was probably a typo…

      • 212
        Procrustes says:

        Ah yes, the epitome of probity, Keith Vaz…….Hinduja affair anyone? Suspended from the House I believe at one point?

        I could go on. However why this creep believes he is in a position to lecture anybody(along with ther est of the twits on the committtee) beggars belief. Worse still, why would anyone appoint him to any position of responsibility?

  19. 39
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am swapping pork for beef and beef for chicken

  20. 48
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    Who is incharge of this Olympic fiasco ?
    Oh it’s non other than our old friend Jeremy Hunt who was probably so busy trying to sell B sky B to the Murkdocs that he forgot to check on security levels at the Olympics
    He’s already saying “This is no time for a witch hunt” I wonder to which witch he doth refer ?

    • 50
      Aunty Matter says:

      Hunt might be a useless wet twat, but I don’t think this mess is his fault. Tessa Jowell and 5 bellies Smiff have their sticky little fingers all over this.

      The right way to have done this would have been to get the military and Police to decide upon numbers of guards needed, then decide how many of them need to be armed forces or plod, then allow for a reserve and then the remaining jobs farmed out.

      More than one contractor should have been awarded the security contract, one for the main park, but the other venues around the country could have been contracted to other security firms.

      Sorry but this mess falls back totally on Labour once again who decided to give jobs to their mate John Reid.

      • 54
        The Paragnostic says:

        The whole question of whether a private firm could provide so many personnel for such a short contract (not forgetting that thanks to New Labour, they have to supply SIA accredited staff) should have rung alarm bells immediately.

        The question of why we need so many security personnel should, of course, be referred to Mr Blair and his craven arse licking of the Septics.

        Whichever way you look at it, it’s another Labour cock up that the rest of us have to pay for.

      • 57
        Be Honest (I know that's not a word understood by £ieBore) says:

        ANYTHING! aboslutely ANYTHING touched by Noo£ieBOre – from the Millanything Tent – to The River of Fire – to Phoney £rd Fucking Way B£iar – to Gordon Brown’s inane handling of gold, BoE, FSA, and all that later hap’nd – to Union bullshit, immigration (NET MIGRATION) to the collapse of Edyerkayshun, Social Order, the NHS, the M4 ‘corridor’ … right through to the latest banking bullshit, funny money, all the €USSR crap, the yoomun roits twaddle, elf ‘n safety, the riots twaddle, – EVERYTHING has Noo£ieBore fingerprints on it!

        And to sort it out?? Cammertwat!!

        OMG help us !!!!!

  21. 56
    casstrickland says:

    Condon’s on the board of G4S isn’t he? Wasn’t he a copper?

  22. 61
    Observer says:

    Last night Sky news papers review. Mcguire told Pierce to stop going on about immigrants story it was too inflammatory. The suppression of this documentary is along the same lines.

    Britain has become like Fawlty towers ‘don’t mention the war’, now it is ‘don’t mention the racial tension’.

    • 163
      AC1 says:

      I wonder when the first people will be arrested for reporting on the mass islamic rapes?

    • 171
      Anon Green Room Insider says:

      although they spoke at length about Toxic Tone’s The Return…….and how that could really damage Ed MillieTwit,the Ultimate Minor at the next GE; which was very helpful & Ed did not see the clip as it was way past his bedtime…he needs his sleep as we know…..
      The real inside info was Pants MacQ’s helpful comparison, in the Green Room, between Cherie’s large butt & photo on the front page of the Daily Star of a 45″plus DIY enlarged butt of some woman, Pants MacQ thought the former’s was much bigger than the latters….leave you to Judge……..but really thoughtful off message comments……

      Perhaps Rupert will arrange a hidden camera plus microphone for the Green Room to capture these magic moments……then post on You Tube…..it could prove tobe a great hit on the Net……

  23. 62

    Reporter: “So why did you riot?”

    Rioter “Because government policies took away my job and made my family hungry. My mum can no longer get her operation while my aunt is fit for work while she is receiving 24 hour care, forcing her family into poverty and forcing us all into crime to make ends meet. The riots started and the energy erupted due to the built up tension in society caused by our government policies.”

    Reporter “so its the governments fault”

    Rioter “yes as I have explained”

    Government spokesman “it wasn’t us it was the criminal youth, or labour or europe or the disabled or the unemployed fault”

    Rioter “we re only criminals now because you turned us into it.”

    Government spokesman “no can’t be true, not us after all we are millionaires we couldn’t possibly inject such harm into society, after all we know how to achieve. Besides you have personal repsonsibility and our policies can only free you to make more money”

    Rioter – shakes his head in despair.

    Stewart says I was predicting the riots way before they happened – tri talk and Icke forums I think – it isn’t rocket science. Greece being the best example, down to humble old England. I was flabergasted when that top copper said that the rite weren’t predictable, not the specific spark point I give you, but a simple look at Europe should have given a clue, combined with the changing dynamics in England over the past decade for all sorts of reasons.

    It’s enough to drive you into politics.

  24. 64
    easyleys says:

    Does anyone know where Seb Coe is since the Olympics security debacle?

    He must be hiding somewhere!! Perhaps it’s as well he’s an accomplished runner cos he might need those fast feet.

  25. 68
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am guessing the weight of pork joints for charity

  26. 81
    BBC NEWS says:

    Some of you seem to think this security guard story should somehow be blamed on Labour.

    After careful consideration by our news and current affairs department we have concluded that this cannot be.

    Theresa May is the current Home Secretary, so it’s a Tory story.
    A private company is to blame for failure , not a public sector org.
    Labour has not been in power since 1979.

    So we will continue with our coverage of “Tory cock ups threaten to ruin the BBC’s big sports day coverage. The Tories really are hopeless aren’t they?”

  27. 92
    Gordon Brown says:

    Nick Buckles sounds like someone who should be running a shoe shop in Trumpton.

    • 99
      hoopla says:

      Camberdick Green more like.

      • 107
        Nullbymouth says:

        Jack a Tory

        • 138
          G4S = broke soon says:

          Cleaning up the puke in Mary, Mungo and Midge’s elevator.

          but seriously folks – why doesn’t Bickles run a hot bath, step in, lie back, and slit his wrists? He’s a sorry excuse for a man, and should kíll himself.

          Seriously.

    • 124
      RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

      Buckles = Shambles.

      • 129
        Nursery Rhymes says:

        One two buckle my shoe
        Three, four, knock at the door
        Five, six, pick up sticks
        Seven, eight, lay them straight
        Nine, ten, a big fat lie
        Eleven, twelve, dig and delve into super injunction
        Thirteen, fourteen, maids a-courting
        Fifteen, sixteen, maids in the kitchen
        Seventeen, eighteen, maids in waiting
        Nineteen, twenty, my plate’s empty

  28. 106
    tottenham chutzpah says:

    ‘Oh, what a lovely war’, it wouldn’t be allowed now

    not that it should ever have been – only a few million casualties – for nothing – don’t scare the horses – slaughter them in their millions

  29. 110
    I wish says:

    Channel 4 @ 9.00 pm

    Gordon Behind Bars

    • 112
      Nullbymouth says:

      *Repeat

    • 170
      Aunty Matter says:

      It’s Tony behind bars I want to see, especially when he’s got his pants round his ankles getting the Gaddafi treatment off of his ‘boyfriend’ Abdul.

    • 198
      Anonymous says:

      Went into the Pound Shop yesterday, and McDoom’s book (the large, hardbacked one) was on sale for……….. yes you guessed it…………. one pound!

      Honestly!!

  30. 125
    Gordon Brown says:

    My Father told me to confiscate all the Gold Medals

  31. 126
    Rh- says:

    “a politically sensitive program created by the guardian and the LSE shown on the bbc … well its bound to be honest, factual and not in any way bias” … quote from the big book of things you’ll never heard said.

  32. 143
    Saffron says:

    As a retired engineer I have negotiated and signed many engineering maintenance and contracts.
    Today however with what has been going on etc: etc: with G4S I have been surprised at there being no mention of the words penalty clauses.
    It would appear to me that in government we have a complete set of incompetent nutters signing away taxpayers money willy nilly.
    I also bear in mind there are many many instances of this right across the government and public sector,a prime example being PFI and that rip off scandal.
    Apologies:- After and it should have read project contracts.

    • 144
      The Libor party says:

      We didn’t do ‘due diligence’. Not if John Reid, ex Libor MP, is a director.

    • 164
      AC1 says:

      Want to recruit quickly
      Advert here.

      EARN
      EIGHT THOUSAND QUID A WEEK
      for
      ONLY THREE WEEKS.

      cos that’s what they are spending per employee…

      • 182
        UKIP.i.am says:

        The maths I have is they are charging £57million for approximately 4000 recruits they already have plus another 3K expected. That is over the 3 weeks for the Olympics plus the paralympics which follows it (12 days) though they wont need anything like as many staff for that.

        So I’d call it £57m/7000 = £8000 per employee over 3 weeks and up to another week. That makes it about £2000 per recruit for wages, training, transport, accommodation, uniforms etc.

  33. 145
    FFS ! says:

    Did you hear that dopey cow on the Commons select committee asking that bloke from G4S if his company had any previous experience in providing security for any events on the same scale as the Olympics, FFS !

    • 157
      UKIP.i.am says:

      Why Britain never got to the moon

      Job application for lunar astronaut: Have you ever been as far as the moon before.

    • 214
      Employer says:

      That’s how we all think when posting job adverts

      But mass unemployment of young people is not out fault

  34. 147
    Gordon Brown MP says:

    Just some bigoted woman.

  35. 148
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    Just a brief note to thank everyone in the media today, especially the BBC, who helped us not only reach, but exceed, our per diem target of 50,000 mentions of the words, ‘shambles’, ‘omni-shambles’ or ‘shambolic’ !

    Well done all. Tomorrow we’re aiming for 60,000 mentions. Keep up the good work.

    • 169
      BBC cunts, Nicky Campbell, Vicki Derbyshire and Richard 'mong' Bacon says:

      Don’t worry Ed, we’re backing you all the way

  36. 154
    Aunty Matter says:

    Fuck me, Newsnight has got that tax cheat Ken Livingturd on.

  37. 167
    Aunty Matter says:

    So to discuss the Olympics we have a trade unionist, Red Ken, a left wing hack and a ‘diversity bell end’

    Typical of BBC ‘balance’ then.

    • 172

      STFU and pay your TV tax!

    • 173
      BBC CAPITA GOON says:

      STFU and pay your TV tax, again!

    • 174
      Joe says:

      The BBC is a fucking disgrace.

      • 184
        Mais NON! (see what the fucking advantages of the EUSSR are?) says:

        ‘Dave’ the stupid fucker, thinks the Brown Bullshit Corpse – are ‘Super’.

        Bring in the destroyers!

        • 202
          Really? says:

          Cameron needs the BBC-Graun etc, to be whiney and critical. That way he can present himself as a middle of the road sorta guy, pointing out that the “right” are critical too. Of course it is all a charade, Cameron is on board with the broad lefty progressive mantra and all it’s elitist, destructive socialist ideals.

    • 176
      Ah! Monika says:

      B U T ……. we did get to see Kirsty’s cellulite

      • 180
        Aunty Matter says:

        Yuk, she must be 65 if a day and shouldn’t be showing her legs or face off.

  38. 175
    Aunty Matter says:

    Fucking BBC. Kirsty rat face Wark moaning to David Willets that those nasty Tories are not putting enough money into science and medical research. Because of course when Labour were in power the BBC were always running articles on how much they were putting into science weren’t they?….oh hang on perhaps not.

    Perhaps if Krusty Wark and her mates at the BBC didn’t dodge paying their taxes we could afford to put more money into science?

    • 181
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      So livingslime hasn’t bin mayor since 2008 added to which he was caught red handed cheeting the state out of his fucking taxes and guess what the Bbbc think it’s OK having him on ‘news’ night.

  39. 179
    annette curton says:

    So the unanswered question is who or what authorised this judge to super- injunct.

  40. 185
    screw the lot of them says:

    Piano wire at the ready. Westminster really needs a dose of real-life.

    It’s all falling apart.

    EXCELLENT, about time too.

    • 187
      Tachybaptus says:

      Keep your wire well greased. They’re all in San Gimignano and the Seychelles, and they won’t be back for weeks.

  41. 186
    fucked up the arse at an early age says:

    Has Margaret Hodge apologised for subjecting children to horrendous crimes against humanity or is she still stalling?

    • 191
      The Paragnostic says:

      She’s moved to Barking now, so hopes all memories of Islington have disappeared.

      She’s still worth hundreds of millions though, the hypocritical socialist bitch.

      • 196
        Tachybaptus says:

        ‘She’s moved to Barking.’ A sentence to remember when launching future attacks on the mad bitch.

        • 204
          Billy Slagg says:

          I scarpered FROM Barking.

          There’s more diversity in Midsomer than in my little Dorset hide away.

          F-ing brill comrades.

  42. 188
    Beaminster Tunnel HQ (Cameron & Co.) says:

    We really don’t give a fuck who may or may not be buried. All us in the private sector need to do is reduce our outgoings…. searches, rescues not withstanding. Screw them – they are dead already.

  43. 194
    Uncommon Knowledge says:

  44. 195
    Joss Askin says:

    If I have happened upon quite a few documents of note from various “institutions” who do I call?

  45. 199
    Gordon Brown MP says:

    Mr Speaker, as you know, I am the walrus.

  46. 215
    keredybretsa says:

    Well, like innit I mean, its like geezers having Ipads, Iphones and like me I ain’t got nuffink know wharimean. Not fair is it so I goes and break a few windows smash a few geezers. What do I get…six weeks.


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“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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