BBC Horizon: Atlantis Uncovered and Altantis Reborn, 28 October & 4 November 1999
The Broadcasting Standards Commission have published their adjudication. They found in favour of Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval. For information on this, please click here.
- Press Pack
- Title Page
- News Article
- Summary of Adjudication from the BSC
- Graham’s Statement
- Robert Bauval’s Statement
- Appendix: Arts of the Cutting Room – What was said and what was broadcast
- Original letter of complaint from Graham Hancock to the Broadcasting Standards Commission with regard to Horizon documentary
- Full BSC Adjudication
- Correspondence between Graham Hancock and the BBC regarding publication of the full interview transcripts and a live television debate
- Further Statement from Robert Bauval
- The Mystery of the “Upside-Down” Pyramids, by Robert Bauval
- Correspondence between Hancock, Bauval and Krupp concerning Giza-Orion Correlation and Kate Spence’s Nature article
- Letter from Fraser Steel, BBC Head of Programme Complaints, to Graham Hancock 04/12/00
- Letters of complaint sent to be BBC regarding Horizon scandal
- Letters of support from Public to Graham Hancock
- Email from John Lynch, BBC Creative Director, Science, to Graham Hancock 13/Dec/00
- BusinesseAge Magazine article: Bad edit on the Horizon
- Correspondence between John Anthony West and John Lynch (BBC Creative Director of Science), May 2001
- Link to an article by David Aaronovitch in the Independent called “The Magic of History on Television”, in which he attacked Graham Hancock and supports Horizon’s ‘debunking’, 16th May 2001. (Note Aaronovitch’s criticism are dealt with by John Anthony West in his correspondence with John Lynch.)
These are the documents that led to the BSC adjudication:
- Horizon – An Introduction by Graham Hancock (written prior to the programmes’ screening).
- Transcript for episode 1.
- Comments about episode 1.
- Transcript for episode 2 (6 Nov 2000: Script is no longer on the BBC website – see local copy below.)
- Transcript for episode 2 (local copy).
- Comments about episode 2.
- Further comments about episode 2 (part 1).
- Further comments about episode 2 (part 2).
- Further comments about episode 2 (part 3).
- Further comments about episode 2 (part 4).
- Letter of complaint from Graham Hancock to the BBC.
- Letter of complaint from Robert Bauval to the BBC.
- Atlantis and Antarctica statement by Graham Hancock.
- A Parody of Science and an Intellectual Auto-Da-Fe by Robert G. Bauval.
If you have comments you would like to make about either of the Horizon programmes, please send them to [email protected].