Marriage in the 1950s and 60s | From wedding vows to happily ever after?

Man Alive | Marriage Under Stress: 1: Children

How children have altered the lives of young married couples.

CHANNEL | BBC 2

FIRST BROADCAST | 04 January 1967

DURATION | 29 minutes 29 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1967

Synopsis

Young couples talk openly about the difference children have made to their marriages and themselves in an age where women's and men's roles are still defined by tradition and society.

Did you know?

Penny Vincenzi, who features in this programme, is a best selling novelist. She began her career as a secretary working for Vogue, Tatler and the London Mirror. After being mentored by Marje Proops during her time at the latter, she eventually became a fashion and beauty writer, then editor of several high profile magazines before launching her own magazine with her husband. Through a chance meeting with Desmond Elliott, she went on to publish her first novel.

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