Paris theatre puts on play described as blasphemous
12 December 2011 Last updated at 07:47 GMT
Riot police in Paris have been brought in to protect a city centre theatre putting on a play said to be blasphemous by many Catholics.
A group of young Catholic activists has already disrupted another play said to be offensive, but critics say they are attacking the right to free speech.
Hugh Schofield reports from Paris.