Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 April 2008

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780199260287

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Theatre Censorship

From Walpole to Wilson

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

  • Provides a clear and concise account of the complex history of theatre censorship legislation
  • Explains why statutory theatre censorship lasted over 200 years until its abolition in 1968
  • Includes extensive quotations from previously unpublished archival sources
  • Considers new forms of covert censorship affecting the theatre today