Below is a two-minute teaser from a feature, “My Hometown Fanatics”, that aired tonight on BBC3. According to the Beeb’s blurb:
Stacey Dooley investigates:
Stacey Dooley investigates what is going on in her hometown of Luton and finds out why it is known as the extremist capital of Britain.
Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for uploading this video:
As you can see, Ms. Dooley’s account of what’s going on in Luton looks pretty reasonable, especially coming from the BBC.
However, according to one of our English correspondents:
The final message of the BBC3 documentary is, “Ignorance is what causes extremism” — very much the BBC message. What a betrayal!
The full documentary is not yet available online. As soon as it is, readers can judge for themselves.