Skip To Content
    Posted on Mar 6, 2014

    BBC Radio Accidentally Plays Sound Effect Of A Woman Screaming During An Oscar Pistorius News Report

    A mistake at the worst possible time.

    BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire mistakenly played sound effects of dogs howling and a woman screaming over a news report on the Oscar Pistorius trial earlier this week.

    Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

    A BBC spokesperson said: "There was a technical mistake where sound effects being prepared in another studio for an unrelated item were accidentally broadcast over the news bulletin. We apologised for the error immediately afterwards."

    Here is the audio of that mistake.

    Via /

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form