Hollywoaks Removes Jamie Bulger Storyline | Anorak

Posts Tagged ‘Hollywoaks Removes Jamie Bulger Storyline’

Hollywoaks Removes Jamie Bulger Storyline

FOR those readers who recall when Madeleine McCann’s disappearance caused EastEnders and Coronation Street to rework plots and stand on a box to shout how much they cared for the child, Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks will not broadcast scenes that feature incidences similar to the James Bulger case.

The soap opera aimed at the hard of understanding, reality TV show bookers and men on registers who live in coastal caravan parks looking for bit of Sunday morning flesh thinks its viewers will take its plots for reality.

The plot was to feature two characters living under false names after bullying a child to death. But James Bulger’s mum complained, and production firm Lime Pictures “agreed to amend certain aspects of the storyline.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: 14th, December 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment