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People in Crimewatch reconstructions ‘just actors’, programme makers confirm

'Have nightmares, don't sleep well.'The BBC today issued a statement emphasising that the people shown apparently committing crimes in the “reconstructions” segment of its popular Crimewatch series are just actors, performing a prearranged series of words and actions they have committed to memory.

This follows reports that a number of people, whom the producers describe as ‘unbelievable f*ckwits’, regularly call in identifying the actors, sometimes even citing other programmes they have appeared in to help the authorities track them down.

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2015
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BBC’s Desert Island Discs in illegal colonisation row

World ServiceRadio 4 bosses have been summoned to the Foreign Office to answer questions following accusations of ‘rampant’ and ‘illegal’ colonisation of desert islands. Pacific island leaders have delivered a joint complaint to Foreign Secretary, William Hague in an attempt to halt the migration of potty professors, faded celebrities and unknown academics to hundreds of uninhabited islands in Micronesia and other areas of the Pacific.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2014
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‘Perfect example’ of Fiona Bruce valued at Antiques Roadshow

"an exquisite piece"Antiques experts were delighted when the BBC brought along a priceless Fiona Bruce figurine for valuation at a recording of The Antiques Roadshow during last summer.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2011
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