Time’s Up Wants TV To Be More Accountable For Historical Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Time’s Up Wants TV To Be More Accountable For Historical Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Exclusive: Time’s Up UK, the charity born out of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and subsequent #MeToo movement, is exploring ways of improving accountability in the British television industry when allegations of sexual misconduct emerge years after a production has shut up shop.

Time’s Up UK chair Dame Heather Rabbatts told Deadline that her organization wants to address the “gray space” that exists when there is a lag between an inappropriate incident taking place and a complaint being lodged or made public.

It follows the allegations against Noel Clarke made by more than 20 women. Many of the accusations, which Clarke vehemently denies, date back to shoots that have long since wrapped or are in the hands of a different production team, such as BBC sci-fi drama Doctor Who.

“The overwhelming majority of productions have really clear procedures, as do broadcasters, around anything that happens at the time. The difficulty
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