SOME of essentially the most controversial Little Britain characters are being binned for brand new episodes.
Star and author Matt Lucas says he’s eager to not trigger offence.
Amongst these characters who might be axed are racist weight reduction coach Marjorie Dawes, the xenophobic homophobe Maggie Blackamoor and Thai bride Ting Tong.
Matt, 46, mentioned: “We have to sit down and work out who we’re bringing again and who we aren’t.
“I believe the explanation the present was profitable is as a result of it mirrored how all of us had been again after we made it, if we hadn’t have gotten that proper it wouldn’t have been so widespread.
“I believe to make it profitable right now you’d must replicate how all of us at the moment are.
“I believe you positively have a greater likelihood of success if you’re in sync with how individuals are at the moment.”
Award-winning Little Britain — first aired in 2003 on BBC Three — was usually criticised for its portrayal of minority teams.
Final month we revealed Matt and comedy companion David Walliams, 48, had been in talks with Netflix over a £3million deal to make a brand new sequence.
Insiders mentioned the supply was “greater than double” what the BBC may give.
Matt has been unveiled because the substitute for host Sandi Toksvig, 61, on Channel 4’s Bake Off.
He has additionally been in discussions with David about Little Britain on stage.
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Matt mentioned: “It might be a stage present or sequence.
“David and I chat most days and we’re taking a look at all of the methods to convey it again.”
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