Johnson, B. (2012) Book review: Film and Video Censorship in Modern Britain. Crime, Media, Culture, 8 (3), pp.371–374.
”DailyMail’s newspaper headline in 1983, ‘We Must Protect Our Children Now’. Highlighting the prominent theme of the ‘threatened family’’
Murfitt, N. (2008) I Thought Mary Whitehouse Was Just a Busy Body Who Spoiled All Our Fun–Until I Played Her on Tv. Mail on Sunday, p.76.
”She was so loathed by former BBC Director General Sir Hugh Carleton Greene — whom she once described as the ‘devil incarnate’ — that he owned a portrait of her naked with five breasts.”
”The TV watershed was because of her — and as much as I support freedom of expression, I believe that children should be protected from things they are not emotionally equipped to deal with. And it was Mary Whitehouse who first campaigned against child pornography.” – Julie Walters
”Mrs Whitehouse figured highly in my teens and 20s. We were told the sexual revolution was about to happen, but she always seemed like a busybody spoiling all the fun.” – Julie Walters