Versailles for Kids
Issue 43 | June 2017
In 2015, the French entertainment channel CANAL+ launched 'Versailles', a blockbuster TV series that traced the reign of Louis XIV, the raunchy and unpredictable King of France.
Millions of people were glued to their TV screens for each new episode but critics judged numerous scenes to be shocking and unsuitable for prime-time viewing.
If adults were shocked by such scenes, children would have been even more startled.