Thomas Bowdler

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English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825)

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Something of a prude by modern standards, Bath-born Bowdler, the son of a rich banker, produced The Family Shakespeare, his censored versions of the Bard's plays, in 1807.
LLANDRINDOD WELLS: Mid Wales Shakespeare Centre (Living Willow Theatre) (01597 811487), Family Shakespeare Festival.
LLANDRINDOD WELLS: Mid Wales Shakespeare Centre (01597 811487), Family Shakespeare Festival.
The Family Shakespeare Festival is being held at the Mid Wales Shakespeare Centre, near Llandrindod Wells, from July 2 to 4.
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