14 Jul 2017

Chief Censor on rating new Anorexia drama

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:16 pm on 14 July 2017

Netflix's new teen drama, To The Bone, starts airing today. And it's the second Netflix-original to raise concern amongst parents, healthcare professionals and our Chief Censor this year. In March, 13 Reasons Why made headlines for its depictions of teenage suicide and rape. And this series is about Ellen, a 20-year-old anorexic girl, who's spent most of her teenage years in recovery programs. A review in The Guardian called the new series 'uninsightful, insipid and insulting'. David Shanks was appointed Chief Censor in May of this year.

Netflix's new teen drama, To The Bone, starts airing today.

Netflix's new teen drama, To The Bone, starts airing today. Photo: YouTube / Netflix

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