Scene: Violence in Entertainment

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started20th Oct 1977
last rpt5th Oct 1979
3 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Violence in Entertainment is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Documentary about the changing portrayal of violence in entertainment through time, particularly on television, asking whether violent scenes on television cause violent behaviour in society.


  • Autumn 1977
  • Autumn 1979



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