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.

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 Although the programme shines a light on outdated views, some couldn’t help pointing out that the title was somewhat unfortunate in the circumstances.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.

The title left some uncomfortable.

And some felt the decision was disappointing.

Channel 4 has been contacted for comment.

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