Little Britain Angers Gay Rights Groups

British comedy series LITTLE BRITAIN USA has sparked outrage in America - with a gay rights group calling the programme "offensive" and "obnoxious".
The sketch show, which stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas, is a spin-off based on the original U.K. series and reportedly features male full-frontal nudity as well as a series of lesbian and gay gags.
And the controversial content has angered officials at the West Hollywood Gay and Lesbian Alliance.
A spokesman for the organisation says, "This is the most politically incorrect, offensive and obnoxious material ever seen in this country.”
A representative for U.S. TV network HBO, the channel that plans to screen the show from 28 September (08), claims officials will be taking note of any complaints about the material but insists that the series is about overcoming prejudices and leads the way in "edgy programming".


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This Photo you posted reads:Caption: David Williams as Carol BeerFilm stills from HBO's 'Little Britain USA' Season 1USA ....If you are going to write something about someone, you should at least spell their name correctly. David WALLIAMS is brilliantly intune with the world and offers so much talent with his partner Matt Lucas. That to say they have offended the gay community just makes them that much more funny...and of all the people those two know why this is hilarious!!!! If we can't sit back and have a laugh at ourselves then you better just go crawl in a hole somewhere.To David and Matt...Thank you for coming to AMERICA where you are FREE to say what you like (within reason).Keep up the INCREDIBLY FUNNY STUFFLOVE YOU GUYS!
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What is it with Americans? When I lived there all I heard was "this is a free country' and "free speach" blah blah blah and they can't even take this with a pinch of salt. For Christ sake these minorities need to get a sense of humour!
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Get a sense of humor. Little Britain, either abroad or here in the United States, is the funniest show on television.
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