Viewers of the first of the two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic play The Witness for the Prosecution spat out their collective turkey sandwiches.
And it wasn’t because of the gruesome killings or a blood-lapping cat. No, viewers tuning in for a festive murder mystery had to avert their gran’s eyes during a sex scene with a very coughy Toby Jones.
Yes, the Great British public can handle a good old-fashioned skull-splitting homicide on Boxing Day, but a line has been crossed if we’re forced to watch a bit of hanky panky on the box with the in-laws.
bbc could have warned me that #witnessfortheprosecution would have so much sex in, Nans horrified and i've never been so embarrassed 😩😩😩😩😩