ENTERTAINMENT

‘House Of Fools' Axed: Were The BBC Right To Ditch Vic Reeves And Bob Mortimer's Comedy Show? (POLL)

25/08/2015 13:08 BST | Updated 25/08/2015 13:59 BST

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s comedy ‘House Of Fools’ has been axed by the BBC, and TV fans on Twitter really aren’t happy.

The BBC previously commissioned two series and a Christmas special of the show, however unimpressive ratings mean it will not be returning.

house of fools

The surreal comedy failed to entice viewers

A BBC spokeswoman tells the Radio Times: "BBC2 and BBC Comedy would like to thank Vic, Bob, [producer] Lisa Clark and everyone else involved in making ‘House of Fools’, but after two fantastically inventive series the show won’t be returning."

Despite the fact just one million viewers tuned in to see the comedy’s final outing, thousands of fans have taken to Twitter to slam the BBC’s decision to drop it.

The criticism comes at a tough time for the Beeb, and follows speculation over their decision to cease working with the Met Office, and amid intense scrutiny of their budgets and spending.

Here’s what TV lovers on Twitter had to say:

Though naturally, not everyone agreed...

Have the BBC made the right decision? Vote in our poll and let us know your thoughts below…

Sitcom revivals

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK | FOLLOW US ON TWITTER