Presents bawdy songs and lewd photographs

Presents bawdy songs and lewd photographs 2011 Rude Britannia

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A look at how British traditions of satire and bawdy and lewd humour survived the era of Victorian values and thrived in the first half of the 20th century. It examines the moral panic that came with the arrival of photography, as saucy images became readily available, and there is a look at the satirical, rude world of early comic book icon Ally Sloper. Plus, how a 20th century seaside culture of rudeness emerged with peepshows on the pier and the picture postcard art of Donald McGill.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: Presents bawdy songs and lewd photographs
Series Name: Rude Britannia
Transmission date: 30 January 2011
Channel: BBC4
Running time: 60 minutes
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Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 15:59
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:41
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

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