The reaction from the public to the broadcast of Ethel and Ernest on BBC One last night has been amazing ! Messages left on twitter have been overwhelmingly positive with many praising the BBC for their boldness in showing an animated drama at peak time on the main channel. For a couple of hours Ethel and Ernest was trending at number one on Twitter in the UK !


A tweet from comedian and actor Josie Lawrence


A tweet from broadcaster Gaby Roslin


A tweet from television presenter and journalist Lorraine Kelly

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A tweet from Sunday Times columnist and author India Knight

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Some of the comments sent in to the Radio Times website