The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, Volume 2

by Steve Nicholson

Steve Nicholson’s important and warmly reviewed four-part analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 to 1968 is based on previously unpublished material in the Lord Chamberlain’s Correspondence Archives in the British Library and the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle.

Volume Two covers the period from 1933 to 1952 and focuses on theatre censorship during the years before, during and after the Second World War.  It is mainly concerned with political and moral censorship.

The new four-volume paperback edition, with contextualising timeline and biographies, is published in association with the University of Exeter Press, and is the Society’s annual publication for the membership year 2019/20. STR Members will receive a complete set of four volumes as part of their subscription package.

Paperback, 472 pp. ISBN 9781905816415

Volume Two of Steve Nicholson’s important four-part analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900-1968 covers the period from 1933 to 1952, and includes contextualising timeline and biographies.

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