Episode 2 | Banned! The Mary Whitehouse Story

During the 1970s and 1980s, Mary's campaigns against pornography and 'video nasties' raise her profile still further. But new media forms overtake her efforts to censor content.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 59'30''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | What effect do the media have on audiences? | Theoretical views of media effects including hypodermic syringe, two step flow, cultural effects, uses and gratifications. Impact of social media and the role of new media.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Banned! The Mary Whitehouse Story
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 2