The Chase criticised for airing 'insensitive' question about The Prodigy hours after Keith Flint death

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The Chase criticised for airing 'insensitive' question about The Prodigy hours after Keith Flint death

Fans of The Prodigy have criticised The Chase after an ill-timed question about the band popped up just hours after it was announced frontman Keith Flint had died.

The pre-recorded episode asked the contestant - and Chaser Anne Hegerty - the question:

Which chart act has the fewest members?

The multiple choice options were:

A) The Proclaimers

B) The Pretenders

C) The Prodigy

Viewers slammed the station for not assessing the episode in advance and in light of the news, replace it with a different one.

Tributes are continuing to pour in for the musician, who was found dead at his home in Essex over the weekend.

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