Seminar: Religion, Blasphemy and the Theatre (1/2)
in 20th-Century Drama, Playwrights
4th November 2006
SEMINAR: RELIGION, BLASPHEMY AND THE THEATRE (1/2)
First excerpt from the keynote lecture given by Dr Steve Nicholson, Reader in 20th Century and Contemporary Drama at Sheffield University. Discussion held at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond. Artistic director Sam Walters hosts and reads extracts.
In the 1930s the Lord Chamberlain sent plays that mentioned the Nazis to the German Embassy. You couldn’t get a play on stage that was critical of Germany…