Sunday, 4 January 2015

Fury as Channel Four plans sitcom based on the Irish Famine

Channel Four has commissioned a comedy series about the Irish famine, which saw a million Irish folk die and a further two million emigrate. The sitcom, provisionally entitled Hungry, is being thought of as a version of "Shameless" set in famine Ireland.

A petition has been set up at in protest at the channel's decision.

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COMMENT: Sorry Channel Four, but you are well and truly out of order here. I've signed the petition.


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