Actress Doon Mackichan hits out at on-screen violence against women
Actress Doon Mackichan has criticised the use of "brutalised women" being used as "entertainment fodder" in television dramas such as The Fall.
The Smack The Pony star called on broadcasters to "bring the body count down" in a new documentary for BBC Radio 4 in which she examines the prevalence of scenes of sexual violence involving women.
Mackichan focuses on shows such as The Killing, Luther and True Detective as well as interviewing The Fall writer and director Allan Cubitt.
BBC drama The Fall - currently in its third series - stars Gillian Anderson as DSI... read more
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