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Scene From Shakespeare's Hamlet

Scene From Shakespeare's Hamlet

Parliament have been discussing play censorship to the point of banning the XXX symbol from posters and leaflets associated with plays. Parliamentary Under secretary for the Department of Culture Kim Howells argued against the move to censor plays saying: “Should Hamlet be altered because the violence or references to incest might disturb children? Many of the greatest plays produced in this country could face censorship if the amendment was accepted.” The move received strong opposition when proposed and it remains to be seen whether Parliament will move to impose stronger censorship on plays…


March 15, 2009 Posted by | censorship | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment