D. 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