FFT call for BAFTAs to remove nomination for Hardcash Productions

Today, Friends Families and Travellers wrote to Amanda Berry, Chief Executive Officer of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to voice concerns on the nomination of Hardcash Productions for an award. Hardcash Productions is the production company behind the show ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’, which is currently under investigation by … Read more

Last updated Jul 1, 2020

Ofcom launch investigation into Channel 4 Show “Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime”

In their latest Broadcast and On Demand Bulletin, Ofcom have announced the launch of an investigation into the Channel 4 Show “Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime”. The show, which has received wide criticism from members of the public, will be investigated for potential breaches of content standards for television and radio. Channel 4 have … Read more

Last updated May 27, 2020

FFT response to Channel 4’s ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’

On the evening of Thursday 16th April 2020, Channel 4 chose to broadcast a show, ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’. In response to the broadcast, Sarah Mann, Director of Friends, Families and Travellers said: “It is not an entire community that commits a crime, it is an individual. Yet, this show has put the whole of … Read more

Last updated Apr 17, 2020