A light-weight-hearted music quiz in regards to the Moors Assassin Ian Brady broadcast on BBC native radio has been described as “unacceptable” by the company.
The phase, on BBC Radio Leeds, was hosted by presenter Nathan Turvey throughout Sunday’s breakfast programme.
Listeners have been requested to guess the identification of an individual “who’d been within the information” from a collection of musical clues.
Turvey performed excerpts from tracks together with The Brady Bunch theme track and The Smiths’ Endure Little Kids.
The presenter, who was standing in for the station’s common Sunday host, additionally performed Mott The Hoople’s All The Younger Dudes and Speaking Heads’ Psycho Killer earlier than saying: “They have been 4 songs all linked to somebody within the information this week, all you have to do is figure out who it’s,” and requested listeners to name in with their guesses.
Later, saying the winner, Turvey performed the montage once more and mentioned: “I believe most of you labored out the reply was Ian Brady, which is somebody we’re speaking about this morning after all, who died earlier within the week.”
The clip, which has been faraway from the BBC iPlayer, has been broadly shared and condemned on social media, the place some folks believed it was a spoof and others described it as “sickening” and a show of a “outstanding lack of style”.
A BBC spokesman mentioned: “This was clearly unacceptable and we apologise.”
Brady, 79, died final week after spending half a century in jail for the murders of kids from Manchester he dedicated along with his lover Myra Hindley within the 1960s.