British Film Censorship and the BBFC in the 1970s

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    3 Citations (Scopus)


    This chapter is an exploration of film censorship in the 1970s and the role of the British Board of Film Censors. It draws on material from the BBFC archive files and addresses issues of popular taste, taboo and changing standards of permission.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBritish Film Culture in the 1970s
    Subtitle of host publicationThe Boundaries of Pleasure
    EditorsSue Harper, Justin Smith
    Place of PublicationEdinburgh
    PublisherEdinburgh University Press
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Electronic)9780748654284
    ISBN (Print)10: 0748640789
    Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2011


    • 1970s
    • Film
    • Censorship
    • Taboo
    • Controversy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Arts and Humanities(all)


    Dive into the research topics of 'British Film Censorship and the BBFC in the 1970s'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this