Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans has denied ever appearing "on" or "in" the BBC, after being arrested on suspicion of having connections with Broadcasting House
Founded in 1922, as the British Broadcasting Company, this institution has become synonymous with criminal activity, financial waste and commissioning Ben Elton scripts. To avoid prosecution the BBC has gone under various pseudonyms; "Beeb" "Beeb Beeb Ceeb" or the more sinister "Auntie Beeb".
Mr Evans has stated that any suggestion that he had even watched the BBC was 'completely false'. Addressing reporters outside his home, he said: "Yesterday I was interviewed by police concerning two complaints. One of which dates back six years ago, alleging that I avidly watched Davina's chat show. The other, that I had knowingly created VHS copies of the entire season of Eldorado."
While much of the recent negative publicity surrounding the BBC has focused on the
"The Black and White Minstrel" years, this recent allegation will be a blow to Lord Patten, Chairman of the BBC Trust. Lord Patten had promised "thorough, radical, structural overhaul" starting with Chris Moyles.
In more than two decades in Parliament, the Swansea-born MP is the most senior Tory to "come out" as having enjoyed Reality TV. 'Obviously shocked', Mr. Evans insisted that he just watched Rabbit TV with some nibbles and a nice Chablis.
Mr Tumble was unavailable for comment.