Hundreds of complaints sent to Ofcom over Channel 5 show ‘Cyclists: Scourge of the Streets?’

The programme faced huge backlash and was accused of ‘prejudice’

Cyclists wait at a red light in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Hundreds of complaints were lodged with the television watchdog Ofcom after Channel 5 aired the controversial show ‘Cyclists: Scourge of the Streets?’

The programme, which claimed to give “an unfiltered look at both sides of the fence,” aired on July 9 and explored hostility between drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.

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