Nigel Kennedy’s Prom concert with the Palestine Strings will be broadcast on BBC Four this evening from 7pm.
The BBC has confirmed that it will edit out the following comments, made by Nigel during the concert:
“It’s a bit facile to say it, but we all know from the experience of this night of music that giving equality and getting rid of apartheid gives a beautiful chance for amazing things to happen.”
Please ring the BBC switchboard, either before, during or after the concert, to express your opinion on this edit, this is the number:
BBC Switchboard for complaints: 03700 100 222
Or you can make a complaint online at www.bbc.co.uk/complaints
Further details of the censorship: http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/amena-saleem/speech-groups-slam-bbc-over-nigel-kennedy-censorship