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Excuse me everyone, if this progamme was staged in France, Pakistan, the USA, Sweden, China, India or wherever would we expect to see white middle-class English people living there? NO! I therefore don't EXPECT to see ethnic minorities in our middle-England villages. What a load of BS!
- Oh please!, Herts, 5/4/2011 10:43
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I know of many villages here in England where you will find no asian or black persons, so what is the problem, or is it just the PC brigade doing the shouting?
- S. I. Mather, Bradwell, UK., 5/4/2011 12:16
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John Nettles is wrong. If it becomes more 'racially diverse', the show will go down the pan. A lot of people (viewers) can spot a politically-correct, positively discriminated piece of drama a mile off!
- Jillox, Gosport, England, 5/4/2011 10:55
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Can't the programme just be left alone !!!!! Loved by millions , just leave it as it is
- carol, kent, 5/4/2011 12:08
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Don't be fooled into thinking more minority ethnic characters would be enough to stem the controversy. Prepare for the next 'outrage'; 'why are ethnic minorities always the victims?' or 'why are there more black murderers than victims?' We're up against an industry here - a whole army of paid employees dedicated to seeking out examples of discrimination.
- Graham, Stretford, Greater Manchester, 5/4/2011 10:37
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Nice irony, comrade Kevin Webb. Actually, I'd LOVE the whole of the country to be like Midsomer (without the murders of course). Not necessarily because of it's 'lack of diversity', but because of the emphasis on civility and refinement that most of this sorry society seem to think too much like hard work (and too adult, in the true sense of the word).
- Dave Winstanley, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 5/4/2011 10:57
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And what kind of screaming would we hear from the politically correct morons when an "ethnic" character got murdered?
- Robin, Of Croxley, 5/4/2011 9:55
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These aren't reality shows, they give impressions of a certain facet of life that is fiction based. Or are we really expected to belive that 3 or 4 murders happen in equivalent towns accross the country. If you were to buy the book it would be in the fiction section. Too few people like Brian True-May stand up to the incidious PC brigade. Wake up people before its too late.
- John, Wales, 5/4/2011 9:59
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I think John Nettles is wrong. The 'Midsomer' villages are meant to be never-never land with stylised ultra-conservative English folk living in what England once was. In that case, to introduce token ethnics would have been silly, and would have detracted from the black comedy aspect of the series.
- kevin webb, accrington lancs, 5/4/2011 9:57
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