Media contact details 

If you want to make yourself heard and complain about something in the media or praise it there's a useful list of contact details below.  Your views will be recorded and it's important to keep commenting even if the response is disappointing.

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Send comments about TV or Radio programmes to:

The Contact Centre, Ofcom,

Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA

Tel: 0207 981 3000

Email: contact@ofcom.org.uk

 

To send comments to the BBC, contact:

BBC Complaints, PO BOX 1922, Darlington, DL3 0UR

Tel: 03700 100 222     Website: www.bbc.co.uk/complaints

Please note for BBC Complaints:

1.E-mail or write to the BBC, always including the name of the broadcast, time and date and make your point as clearly and politely as possible. Expect a written response within 10 working days.
2.If you are not satisfied with the BBC’s response, please press your points further by:
3.Contacting the person, or department who replied, requesting a further response to your complaint.
4.If the second response is still unsatisfactory: within 20 days, write to Editorial Complaints Unit (ECU), Room 5168, BBC White City, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TS.  The ECU will investigate and respond
5.If you still think the BBC is wrong, within 20 days of their response: Appeal to BBC Trust, 180 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5QZ

If people do not appeal to the Trust, the BBC assumes its programme content is acceptable.
You may also complain to Ofcom, which regulates the BBC on matters of harm and offence, including the protection of children.

 

To send comments to ITV, contact:

Viewer Services
ITV Plc
Gas Street
Birmingham  B1 2JT

Tel: 0844 881 4150     Website: www.itv.com

Email: viewerservices@itv.com

 

To send comments to Channel 4, contact:

Viewer Enquiries, PO BOX 1058, Belfast, BT1 9DU

Tel: 0845 076 0191     Website: www.channel4.com

 

To send comments to Five, contact:

22 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9LY

Tel: 020 75505555     Website: www.five.tv

Email: customerservices@five.tv

 

To send comments to BSkyB, contact:

Grant Way, Isleworth, Middx, TW7 5QD

Tel: 0870 240 3000     Website: www.sky.com

Email: Ofcomlicence@bskyb.com

Other useful addresses

The British Board of Film Classification

3 Soho Square, London, W1V 6HD

Tel: 020 7440 1570     Website: www.bbfc.co.uk

Email: contact_the_bbfc@bbfc.co.uk

 

Advertising Standards Authority

Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6QT

Tel: 020 7492 2222     Website: www.asa.org.uk

 

Internet Watch Foundation

5 Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge, CB4 5BA

Tel: 01223 237 700     Website: www.iwf.org.uk

Email: admin@iwf.org.uk

 

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

2-4 Cockspur Street, London, SW1Y 5DH

Tel: 020 7211 6000     Website: www.culture.gov.uk

 

Members of Parliament

The House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

Tel 020 7219 3000     Website: www.parliament.uk

 

To find out who your MP is, visit

www.writetothem.com