Does anyone else think this is just silly? it's humour and theyre paid to push the boundaries arent they?

BBC Director General Mark Thompson, said: "This is not a marginal case. It's clear from the views expressed by the public that this broadcast has caused severe offence and I share that view.

"This gross lapse of taste by the performers and the production team has angered licence payers."

I would like to add my own personal and unreserved apology to Andrew Sachs, his family and to licence fee payers for the completely unacceptable broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

The full statement by Mark Thompson, BBC Director-General

The granddaughter of Sachs has called for the pair to be sacked.