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Marriage under Stress 1: Children Make a Difference

First transmitted in 1967, 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.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 4 Jan 1967 20:05

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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Role Contributor
PresenterDesmond Wilcox
Series EditorDesmond Wilcox
DirectorJohn Percival
Series EditorBill Morton

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Marriage in the 1950s and 60s Collection

Marriage Collection

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