Saturday, June 13, 2009


Can it be true that, following a complaint from one audience member, Springers were ordered to remove the Inn Sign for the Three Cripples ?
Certainly it had gone when I saw the show. Is the novel to be censored, too ? The Guardian, not the least politically correct of the dailies, didn't turn a hair at Drury Lane. Alas, no-one has the right never to be offended, and the Local Authority should only be intervening if laws are broken or regulations breached. I suspect they might have hesitated to browbeat more powerful performing groups.
I might have called their bluff, I think...

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