Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, chimed in online, and said: “See! Wasn’t that hard was it BBC!”
More Twitter users lavished praise onto the event, with some describing the event as “unique, poignant, respectful, appropriate and memorable”.
Another user added: “That was one of the most moving and memorable concerts I’ve ever attended, and the only one where I’ve seen a cameraman moved to tears.”
In a call for unity after the ban, one user said: “We all have our own tastes and opinions however the quality, skill and professional dedication to the whole performance is beyond doubt.”