Gogglebox praised for coverage of Hillsborough disaster


Gogglebox has been praised by viewers for its coverage of the documentary on the Hillsborough disaster, where 96 Liverpool fans lost their life.

The cast of the Channel 4 reality show watched BBC Two's Hillsborough and were brought to tears as they listened to the families of those killed and their 27-year campaign for justice.

A memorial for the 96 victims outside Anfield
A memorial for the 96 victims outside Anfield (Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

The show was quickly lauded for covering the documentary.

The reactions that it evoked from those watching at home showed the power that the documentary had and the importance of covering it on Gogglebox.

The full documentary is still available on iPlayer.