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I knew little of this show. Now, I learn, it portrays Jesus as a coprophiliac sexual deviant. At least, a group called Christian Voice says so. In that belief, it applied to a London magistrate for leave to prosecute the BBC for blasphemous libel. (The BBC had televised the show). The magistrate declined leave (I am curious as to why), and the group has now applied to the High Court in London for the same relief. If the group is successful the BBC could face a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Considering that ITV is not even facing prosecution for what seems was a major fraud on the viewing public, there is little chance of the BBC going to jail. Blasphemous libel is a common law offence. The common law is part of the law of Ireland.