Alan Titchmarsh angry over BBC jubilee coverage
Alan Titchmarsh is the latest star to vent his fury over the BBC's handling of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, insisting the coverage left him "angry" and "rattled".
The channel has been bombarded with more than 4,500 complaints over its handling of the three-day event in honour of Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne.
Viewers were furious over the lack of gravitas and serious reporting, with many branding its coverage "inane".
Stephen Fry blasted bosses for getting the tone wrong, and now TV favourite Titchmarsh has also revealed he found the commentary embarrassing.
He tells the Radio Times, "I haven't blushed for a long time. Sometimes I get angry. I got very angry during the Diamond Jubilee coverage when the Queen was wrongly called 'Her Royal Highness' and presenters were vague on facts.
"One said the Queen has outlasted 12 prime ministers and 'at least' six American presidents.
"We all make mistakes but when somebody obviously hasn't done their homework, that gets me a bit rattled."
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