Coronation Street Viewers Left Shocked Over Male Rape Scenes Before Watershed

On Friday night Coronation Street aired the first in a new male rape storyline and viewers have hit out at the soap over showing the scenes before the watershed.

On the episode it showed David Platt get drugged by Josh Tucker and dragged to the bedroom and rapped.

After dragging a unconscious David to the bedroom and placing him on the bed Josh said to him:

 “It’s gonna be lights on tonight I reckon,”

Watching the sceens one person tweeted:

Switched on to #corrie for 1st time in ages. That shouldn’t have been shown before the watershed, raising awareness yes, but it’s adult content.

 

While another said:

#corrie. And who thinks scenes like this are appropriate before the watershed? #corrielosttheplot

What did you think of the scenes?

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