Lady Chatterley’s Lover

the life of an outsiderD. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover is one of the most scandalous, infamous books in modern literature.  Originally published in the 1930s it was banned but was re-published by Penguin in 1959 after British obscenity laws were changed.  In 1960 the publishers were prosecuted for doing so and the resulting trial was a landmark case in terms of censorship.

This week One’s Sunday Theatre offering “The Chatterley Affair” is a fictionalised account of this famous trial and stars the delightful David Tennant (Dr Who).  If your interest is piqued by this television drama, you might also consider having a look at – Continue reading