Wednesday 21 February, 7pm at Milton Court Concert Hall, Guildhall School, Barbican.

Fifty years on from the 1968 Theatres Act, what are the forces at work that may be challenging freedom of expression? Who or what are the new Lord Chamberlains? How free are our performing arts?

This panel discussion at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama launches Shakespeare’s Globe series on Shakespeare and Censorship and forms part of the Guildhall School’s Reflective Conservatoire Conference. Tickets £15 (£10 concessions & Friends of Shakespeare’s Globe, free for Reflective Conservatoire Conference ticket holders), available from the Barbican Box Office. https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/event/theatre-censorship-still-alive-and-kicking - This month, Guildhalls drama department also present Saved by Edward Bond, directed by Lisa Blair. Mining the extremities of human experience on a South London council estate, Edward Bond’s anatomy of a forgotten generation changed the face of modern drama. 5-15 February, Milton Court Studio Theatre Tickets £10 (£5 concessions), available from the Barbican Box Office. https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/event/guildhall-school-presents-edward-bonds-saved