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IF HE THINKS FIT

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A Censorship Caper in Committee STARRING Harley Granville Barker, Lena Ashwell, George Bernard Shaw, Herbert Samuel, Speaker Lowther, George Redford & the mysterious Lord Chamberlain!!!   At the turn of the 20th century British theatre was suffering from a censoring …

NEW PLAYS, NEW PLAYERS: THE END OF THEATRE CENSORSHIP IN THE UK

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Today's blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer. This summer, the Parliamentary Archives, Norman Porch display in the Palace of Westminster exhibits documents celebrating the 50th anniversary of theatre censorship being lifted. You can see the exhibition if …