9 June - 5 September 2010. The theme of this surprisingly popular exhibition, which is accompanied by a BBC 4 documentary series, might not be to everyone's taste but it is guaranteed to provoke a reaction.

The pieces range from the mischievous to the downright rude, and include cartoons, erotic seaside postcards, and slapstick jokes. Interestingly, it traces the history of Birtish comedy from the comic book art of the 1600s to the more modern-day political sarcasm of 'Spitting Image'.

Through an eclectic mixture of imagery, this exhibition presents illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and photographs by Sarah Lucas, and certainly lives up to its name.

Daily: 10.00-18.00

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Address Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Tel. +44 (0) 20 7887 8888 www.tate.org.uk

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Rude Britannia

Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Tel. +44 (0) 20 7887 8888 www.tate.org.uk