Viewers ask why historic sex crime drama National Treasure was scheduled before It Was Alright In The 70s


The first episode of National Treasure was a huge hit with critics and viewers alike - but there were raised eyebrows all round at what followed it on Channel 4.

Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters in National Treasure

Straight afterwards was the programme It Was Alright In The 1970s. Although the programme shines a light on outdated views, some couldn't help pointing out that the title was somewhat unfortunate in the circumstances.

It was, they pointed out, awkward given the association between 70s TV and the historic sex crimes of Jimmy Savile.

Robbie Coltrane as Paul Finchley

The title left some uncomfortable.

Robbie Coltrane in National Treasure

And some felt the decision was disappointing.

Channel 4 has been contacted for comment.