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I am not an enemy of the BBC. I am a critical friend. True friends point out your failings - however uncomfortable that makes you - and the anguish in the creative community and the short-changing of the audience make me feel obligated to speak some truths about BBC drama. The problem is systematic and cultural...
When asked what lasting effect award-winning TV play Cathy Come Home had in 1989, Garnett pointed out that the number of homeless in Britain had more than doubled "...but Ken (Loach) and I now live in much more expensive houses.".