BLACK Narcissus viewers have blasted the BBC after the drama featured a horrifying bloodied cat scene.
The brand new mini-series started on BBC One final night time and follows Sister Clodagh (Gemma Arterton), a nun main a gaggle by way of the Himalayan mountains.
A scene in Black Narcissus that includes a bloodied cat has left some viewers upset
Because the nuns arrived at their new dwelling, a mysterious former palace, they set to work cleansing it up and making it an acceptable convent.
Nevertheless, one scene noticed a nun uncover a bloodied and dying cat within the nook, giving her a fright.
As an alternative of checking to see if there have been any types of life, the opposite nuns merely lined it with a material and carried on with their duties.
Viewers have been horrified by the transient seen, with one writing on Twitter: “Went to take a look at #BlackNarcissus . Watched till the surprising horror of seeing a killed cat. Instantly switched off.
Sister Ruth obtained a shock when she noticed the injured cat
The opposite nuns simply lined it with a material
“Disgrace on you #BBC THERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN A WARNING earlier than airing. Sick of dramas w/cruelty/abuse to ppl &/or animals.”
One other added: “Why have been the nuns so blasé a couple of useless cat mendacity of their hallway with blood pouring from its head? Ho hum, let’s simply put a tea towel over it and transfer alongside.”
A 3rd tweeted: “#BlackNarcissus bit gradual and did we rally want a useless cat.”
In the meantime a fourth tweeted: “What occurred to that cat?!” alongside a crying emoji.
The three-part collection follows a gaggle of nuns within the HimalayasCredit score: BBC
The collection is predicated on the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden, which result in the 1947 movie model starring Deborah Kerr.
While some felt the new series wasn’t a patch on the movie, others have been happy with the newest adaptation.
One wrote: “#Black Narcissus. Liked the unique, darkish and brooding and the remake is trying excellent additionally!”
One other tweeted: “whoa cherished it! Cannot watch for the following Episode. Nice solid and manufacturing.”
Black Narcissus continues tonight at 9pm on BBC One.