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Are we too prudish over porn?

1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 February 2011

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has just finished making a documentary about pornography for BBC Radio 5 live. She says she's shocked and worried by how easily accessible adult entertainment is online. Do you agree? Or do you think the days of 'No sex please, we're British' should be put behind us in favour of a 'healthier' attitude to sex?

If pornography is becoming too mainstream - does it matter?

Our callers include a man who became addicted to pornography, a man who makes softcore pornography for pay per view television, who believes the industry is over-regulated in comparison to the internet, and feminist and writer Julie Bindel, who thinks that porn is the depiction of insubordination and women's oppression.

Jacqui Smith's documentary, Porn Again, is broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live on Thursday March 3 2011.

  • Jacqui Smith discusses pornography in Britain

    Jacqui Smith discusses pornography in Britain

    Jacqui Smith has made a documentary for BBC Radio 5 live looking at pornography in Britain today.

    The former Home Secretary discusses her findings on 5 live Breakfast: "Me, and a lot of other people, don't know much about it."

    Jacqui Smith discusses pornography in Britain (audio)


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