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Poll: Would you find it useful for all theatres to post content warnings online to signpost potentially upsetting scenes?

The Donmar's website advises that its latest show Europe includes “war, sexual assault and violence towards migrants”. Photo: Marc Brenner
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London theatre the Donmar Warehouse is piloting a scheme to give audience members warning of scenes in its productions that they could find distressing by signposting them on its website.

The content advisory information – which is posted online but cannot be found by accident – describes particular moments that could be upsetting for audiences. Its introduction is part of plans to make the theatre welcoming to everyone, its leadership team have said.

This week we’re asking: Would you find it useful for all theatres to post content warnings online to signpost potentially upsetting scenes?


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