Auntie’s dirty little secret is out

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As the new DG is painfully aware, sometimes, us cool TV kids get an embarrassing reminder that some of the other less sexy, less fashionable forms of culture can totally dominate the media.

EL James’ ‘mummy porn’ phenomenon could be a BBC handbook, says Steven D Wright.

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