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BBC crossed the line over child actor in violent drama, says TV watchdog

Lennie James, left, Martin Compston and Vicky McClure in Line of Fire. Picture: BBC

Lennie James, left, Martin Compston and Vicky McClure in Line of Fire. Picture: BBC

  • by SHERNA NOAH
 

THE BBC breached the broadcasting code when it filmed a child actor in scenes in a police drama “of a particularly violent nature” and featuring sexually explicit language, TV watchdog Ofcom has ruled.

 

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