The End of Theatre Censorship with Michael Billington

Thursday 27 September 2018
18:30 - 20:30
The Reading Room 
The London Library 

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Theatres Act 1968 Michael Billington will chair a panel of experts looking at the history of theatre censorship dating back to the Licencing Act 1737 and debating different types of censorship that exist in theatre today.

The panel includes playwright, screenwriter and director David Hare, Prof. Steve Nicholson, University of Sheffield, author of The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, and playwright and actress Alexis Zegerman, whose latest play, Holy Sh!t, is currently playing at the new Kiln Theatre (formerly the Tricycle).

 

18:30 Doors open
19:00 Talk begins
19:50 Q&A
20:30 Event ends

 

Ticket prices

Member: £12 (inc. VAT)

Non-member: £18 (inc.VAT)

 

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