1. The 1981 Italian horror film ‘Nightmare’ was so controversial in the UK that the distributor received an 18-month prison sentence for refusing to edit 1 second of violence. The film had already been cut by over 3 minutes.
1. In 1977, a faux-documentary called ‘Alternative 3’ caused mass panic in the UK. It alleged that the Earth was becoming uninhabitable and the government was kidnapping scientists to prepare for colonization of Moon and Mars.