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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Trial By Laughter at the Everyman Theatre

Trial By Laughter at the Everyman Theatre

Mon 12th – Sat 17th Nov Following critical acclaim for The Wipers Times, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have once again taken inspiration from real life events for their new play Trial By Laughter. William Hone, the forgotten hero of free speech, was a bookseller, publisher and satirist. In 1817, he stood trial for ‘impious blasphemy and seditious libel’. The only […]