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Friday September 15, viewers noticed the episode on the television schedules during a first broadcast on Saturday evening.
The episode was originally listed untitled as Special dispatcheswith its following description: “A 90-minute special Dispatches investigation.”
However, it has now been revealed that the episode is titled Russell brand: In plain sight: Dispatches. The description says: “Dispatches investigation into Russell Brand’s treatment of women.
The documentary follows a long investigation carried out by The temperature And Sunday time in conjunction with Channel 4, which sees the comedian, actor and broadcaster Brand accused of rape, sexual assault and psychological violence against four women at the height of his fame.
The alleged assaults occurred between 2006 and 2013, when Brand was a presenter for BBC Radio 2 and Channel 4, and include an assault on a 16-year-old girl.
Link indicated by the brand to the Dispatches the program appeared on Friday evening, while he posted a video claiming that two “major media outlets,” one of which was “a mainstream television company,” were planning a “coordinated attack” against him.
Dispatches is a long-running current affairs show featuring in-depth investigations into serious current affairs issues.
Although Brand did not cite the “very, very serious criminal allegations,” which he said related to a time when he was “very promiscuous,” he said he “absolutely refutes” those claims.
How to watch news reports
Russell Brand: In Plain Sight: Dispatches is broadcast on Channel 4 on Saturday at 9 p.m. It finishes at 10.30pm and will be available on Channel 4’s catch-up streaming service shortly afterwards.
What did Russell Brand say about the documentary?
In the video shared Friday evening on his YouTube channel, Take it to Greek star Brand said “very serious allegations” should be made about him in a documentary and published in a newspaper on Saturday.
The 48-year-old said the allegations, which were submitted to him in “two extremely disturbing letters”, referred to “a time when I was working in the mainstream, where… I was very, very promiscuous “.
During his “promiscuous period,” Brand said, “the relationships I had were absolutely always consensual. I was always transparent about it back then. Almost too transparent, and I am too now.
“Seeing this transparency metastasized into something criminal that I absolutely deny makes me wonder: is there another agenda at play? he said.
Brand said there were witnesses who could “directly contradict” the allegations made against him in a “narrative” that two “major media outlets are trying to construct, apparently in what appears to me to be a very coordinated attack.”
Dispatches broadcast on Saturday September 16 at 9 p.m. on Channel 4.
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