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The Li­cens­ing ACT of 1737

This law al­lowed the Lord Cham­ber­lain to cen­sor the­atre and pre­vented per­for­mances in un­li­censed play­houses

the the­atres act reg­u­la­tion of 1843

This law re­tained cen­sor­ship but al­lowed the build­ing and li­cens­ing of new the­atres

The­atre cen­sor­ship was fi­nally abol­ished with the introduction of

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