BBC accused of ‘extraordinary’ censorship after cutting honour-killing references from radio drama for fear of offending Muslims

The BBC has been accused of ‘extraordinary’ censorship by a leading playwright after she had dialogue cut from her hard-hitting drama because it could have offended Muslims.

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, whose 2004 production Behzti was pulled from a Birmingham theatre after it sparked Sikh protests, has accused the Corporation of tampering with her work because it involved an honour killing