Theatre Censorship

EXIT STAGE LORD CHAMBERLAIN

Front cover of the Theatre Censorship Act. Text is printed and there is a red ribbon binding the document.

A Royal Assent Performance   STARRING John Osborne, Benn Levy MP, Kenneth Tynan, Joe Orton, Jean Straker, The Earl of Annan & Cameron Cobbold as Lord Chamberlain!!! This blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer. It’s part of …

IF HE THINKS FIT

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 …