BBC pixel fault gives Nigel Farage a Hitler ‘tash

By Ishbel Macleod | PR and social media consultant

September 20, 2013 | 1 min read

An unfortunate pixel fault on BBC’s big screen at Media City has led to Nigel Farage receiving a Hitler-style tash when speaking to BBC Breakfast.

Farage, leader of UKIP, who was speaking to BBC Breakfast about Enoch Powell, yesterday denied that he was seen as a ‘racist and a fascist’ at school.

He also had denied claims that he ‘marched through a quiet Sussex village at night shouting Hitler youth songs’.

This comes the during that same week as BBC presenter Simon McCoy went on air holding a pack of photocopier paper instead of his iPad.

The picture was tweeted by BBC TV Sportscaster Olly Foster.

The latest marketing news and insights straight to your inbox.

Get the best of The Drum by choosing from a series of great email briefings, whether that’s daily news, weekly recaps or deep dives into media or creativity.

Sign up


Industry insights

View all
Add your own content +