Shakespeare’s Romances, The Lord of the Rings and The Canterbury Tales. For a British government’s “counter-terrorism” program, these and other works have one thing in common: they can lead one to become “extreme right”.
In a report prepared by the group, other books are cited as “potentially dangerous” to the UK population. They are: Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, The Secret Agent, by Joseph Conrad, 1984, by George Orwell, and poems by the essayist GK Chesterton.
Film industry productions are also mentioned as “triggers” of extremism, such as the series House of Cards, Yes Minister and the films The Bridge On The River Kwai, The Great Escape and Zulu.