TV : Documentary : DVD Rip : English
Show: MV Group Documentaries
Season: 1 Episode: 3
Released: 19th Nov 2010
Filesize: 731.38 MB
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Series exploring British traditions of satire and bawdy and lewd humour.
1) A History Most Satirical, Bawdy, Lewd and Offensive
Begins in the early 18th century and finds in Georgian Britain a nation openly and shockingly rude. It includes a look at the graphic art of Hogarth, Gillray, Rowlandson and Cruikshank and the theatrical world of John Gay and Henry Fielding. Singer Lucie Skeaping helps show the Georgian taste for lewd and bawdy ballads, and there is a dip into the literary tradition of rude words via Pope, Swift, Byron and...