Lunchtime Lecture: Censored! Stage, Screen, Society at 50

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  • Hochhauser Auditorium, South Kensington

  • Free event

September 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Theatres Act (1968), which abolished state-censorship of the stage throughout the UK. Join Senior Curator Simon Sladen as he introduces the V&A’s Censored! Stage, Screen, Society at 50 display, charting the evolution of censorship from 17th Century to present day.

Please note: This talk includes adult themes, images and language which some might find offensive.

Image Credit: Saved production photograph, Royal Court Theatre, 1985. © John Haynes/Lebrecht Music & Arts

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