Hollyoaks death scene 'too violent'

Hollyoaks has been found to have breached the rules on pre-watershed violence in the episode in which undercover policeman Simon Walker died.
TV watchdog Ofcom will look at viewers' attitudes towards on-screen violence in everything from documentaries to drama, and examine whether the amount and nature of violence in soaps has changed over the last decade.
Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks breached broadcasting rules in an episode, screened at 6.30pm in March, in which Walker was killed by a speeding train following a fight with ex-drug dealer Brendan Brady.
It ended with Walker screaming as he fell... read more

 
28 August 2013 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 11
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