Snooker fans tuning into the BBC’s coverage of UK Championship last night were left disappointed:
“A change to the schedule now on BBC2 means that tonight’s snooker coverage will start at 12:15am. Instead a special programme remembers Fidel Castro.”
A puff piece of a documentary with Peter Hain glossing over Castro’s crimes. Just before, Newsnight had West-hating relic Tariq Ali on to defend Castro’s “social dictatorship”.
— BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) November 28, 2016
Snooker ditched for a Castro love-in double bill. Your cue to switch off…