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When censors ruled the stage

Portugal's 'dark ages' under a right-wing dictatorship comes to light, writes CHEAH UI-HOON

Published Thu, Jan 16, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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CENSORS are always "behind the scenes" in film or the theatre stage, but what happens when their actions and words (explaining those actions) get put into a script and played out on stage?

It becomes entertaining and also insightful theatre.

Portuguese theatre company Mundo Perfeito gave us the theatrical version of the world of censorship through their play, Three Fingers Below the Knee, last week.

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