No balance in jailed fan documentary

Only UTV could make an investigative documentary about a subject that has attracted massive media interest and generated a sustained campaign in its home city, and call it The Forgotten Fan (UTV).

22nd April, 2006

Only UTV could make an investigative documentary about a subject that has attracted massive media interest and generated a sustained campaign in its home city, and call it The Forgotten Fan (UTV).

The title wasn’t the only bum note in this unimpressively-produced attempt to exonerate Michael Shields, a Merseysider who is serving a long prison sentence in the Bulgarian town of Varna after being convicted last summer of the attempted murder of a local man....

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