In shattered, staggering, subjugated dhimmi Britain today, nothing can happen that might possibly offend Muslims, and so this play had to go — because, you see, all Muslims abhor and reject the hijacking of their religion by jihad groups, but some nonetheless take immense umbrage at anyone scrutinizing or opposing those “hijackers.”
“She and writer Omar El-Khairy have said they do not think police ordered the show’s cancellation but have accused the theatre of ‘self-censorship’ because they believe NYT ‘feared controversy.'” It is entirely reasonable for them to expect a controversy to arise. Leftists and Islamic supremacists manufacture controversies around people whom they wish to silence — and the cowardly and craven on the Right, in their zeal to avoid controversy, fall right into the trap.
“Theatre accused of self-censorship after it cancelled play about radicalised Muslims which explored why youngsters are attracted to extremist groups,” by Jay Akbar, Mailonline, August 15, 2015:
The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has been blasted for scrapping a play about young Muslims being radicalised.
Leading figures from the world of arts and entertainment have demanded the theatre reveals exactly why ‘Homegrown’ was cancelled.
The signatories of an open letter to NYT include the sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor, playwright Sir David Hare, and actor Simon Callow.
The play set out to explore the reasons why someone might be attracted towards extremist groups.
It was organised by English PEN, a free speech campaign group, which said the NYT of failed to stand up for the show it commissioned, the Times reported.
Homegrown was cancelled two weeks before today’s scheduled opening, when the theatre asked the play’s creators whether they were giving a final version of the script to the police.
Its director Nadia Latif said one of the producers announced she had met with police on July 22 and they had demanded to see the script.
She refused to send the script at first, but gave in when asked a week later. The show was cancelled a week after that.
She and writer Omar El-Khairy have said they do not think police ordered the show’s cancellation but have accused the theatre of ‘self-censorship’ because they believe NYT ‘feared controversy’….