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Politically Incorrect Night

on BBC Two England

A Bank Holiday selection of programmes celebrating the politically incorrect.
See today's choices.

9.00 In Reverse Order - Miss World Disrobed
Documentary using archive footage and interviews to tell the story of almost half a century of scandal and intrigue surrounding the Miss World beauty pageant.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

Followed by Incorrect Respect
Celebrities including Mark Lamarr, Graham Norton, Paul Ross and Arabella Weir pay tribute to their icons.

9.50 One Million Years PC
Documentary featuring the progress of political correctness through television news, comedy clips and music. The film recalls the fervour of reformers of fact and fiction, from the Tooting Popular Front of sitcom Citizen Smith and Rik in The Young Ones, to the GLC. Featuring Ken Livingstone, Bernard Manning and Warren Mitchell.
Letters: page

Followed by Incorrect Respect

10.30 Unsound
Comedian Peter Kay trawls the pop video vaults in search of the most distasteful songs from pop's politically incorrect past and present.
Tell a mother-in-law joke: page 15

Then Incorrect Respect

11.00 Holiday on the Buses
Comedy based on the seventies TV programme, starring Reg Varney
Stan, Jack and Inspector Blake are fired after an accident at the bus depot. After finding work at a holiday camp in Wales, Stan and Jack discover that their arch enemy Blake also has a job there.
(1973, PG)
See Films: pages 54-66
Videoplus code for 9.00-12.30 (not PDC)

Followed by Weatherview

Politically Incorrect Night
from 9.00pm BBC2
A chance to see those comedies, characters and women in swimsuits deemed unsound by the PC lobby and banished from our screens. The night includes One Million Years PC, an account of political correctness, including clips from news items, TV ads and Love Thy Neighbour. There's also Incorrect Respect, in which celebs stand up for their un-PC heroes (Mark Lamarr, for instance, on US stand-up comic Sam Kinison).
And In Reverse Order - Miss World Disrobed is a documentary on the Miss World phenomenon, ousted from TV for its patronising attitude to women. By the same principle, shouldn't we ban Eurovision, which was patronising to Norwegians?


Bridget Boseley
Director (In Reverse Order):
Neil Dougan
Producer (In Reverse Order):
Matthew Cole
Speaker (Incorrect Respect):
Mark Lamarr
Speaker (Incorrect Respect):
Graham Norton
Speaker (Incorrect Respect):
Paul Ross
Speaker (Incorrect Respect):
Arabella Weir
Interviewee (One Million Years PC):
Ken Livingstone
Interviewee (One Million Years PC):
Bernard Manning
Interviewee (One Million Years PC):
Warren Mitchell
Producer (One Million Years PC):
Louis Heaton
Executive Producer (One Million Years PC):
Matthew Cole
Presenter (Unsound):
Peter Kay
Producer (Unsound):
Jon Riley
Director (Holiday on the Buses):
Bryan Izzard
Stan Butler:
Reg Varney
Insp Blake:
Stephen Lewis
Bob Grant
Mrs Butler:
Doris Hare
Michael Robbins
Anna Karen

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