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BBC’s Mark Thompson Apologises For Editing Jonathan King From Top Of The Pops

by | 18th, October 2011

THE BBC has seen the light. The Director-General Mark Thompson apologised to Jonathan King for the broadcaster’s editing him out of a BBC Four show called  Top of the Pops.

Thompson writes :

Dear Jonathan

Thank you for your email. Please accept my apologies for the delay in
replying.

I am sorry to hear that you were unhappy that your performance was
edited out of an episode of Top of the Pops recently repeated on BBC
Four. The BBC’s complaints process begins with a response from the
relevant programme makers and I therefore asked my colleagues in BBC
Four to address this matter. Their response is as follows:

“We are sorry that Mr King’s appearance was edited out of this
particular programme. We accept that this should not have happened and
we would like to apologise for any upset this caused.

We can assure Mr King that there is no policy in place requiring any of
his appearances, or those

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