Plans to give Sooty a girlfriend sparked sex row at the BBC in 1960s



Plans to introduce a female puppet to TV show Sooty were so controversial that the BBC's director-general had to announce a "no touch" rule, it has emerged.
Sooty creator Harry Corbett wanted to launch a female puppet on the famous children's TV show in the 1960s.
But according to BBC News, a new documentary has revealed that the show's producer and a BBC governor were against Sooty having a girlfriend.
Producer Trevor Hill dismissed the idea, which also caused controversy in the press, on the grounds that "sex would be creeping into the programme".
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30 September 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 25
Source: Batley News
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