Comedian protests about his own BBC show | Luke McQueen camps out at Broadcasting House © Twitter/Luke McQueen

Comedian protests about his own BBC show

Luke McQueen camps out at Broadcasting House

comedyComedian Luke McQueen has been staging a series of fake protests in London and Edinburgh, urging people not to watch his forthcoming BBC Three show.

He set up a tent outside Broadcasting House urging the viewers to boycott the corporation, saying he was not leaving until the BBC agreed not to not air the series.

McQueen even accosted Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine and asked him to sign a petition calling for The Luke McQueen Pilots to be blocked. ‘I tried to make something good, it didn’t work out. Now I’m being publicly shamed by the BBC,’ the comic said.

In the BBC Three series, due to drop on iPlayer next month, McQueen tries his hand at investigative documentary, comedy travelogue and a reality dating format, none of which quite work out.. Fellow comic Mark Silcox also took part in the Broadcasting House protest, posing as McQueen’s dad.

McQueen then went to Edinburgh where he held up his protest messages outside Register House, but appeared to be overwhelmed by a socialist rally:

Published: 20 Aug 2018

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