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Alone with the In-Laws

Reverend Kate Bottley helps a couple find out what their expectations are of married life, each spending a few days living alone with their respective in-laws-to-be.

Chris and Stacey from Bristol are getting married in summer 2017. Planning for the big day is one thing, making a success of the years that follow is another. What do they both expect of married life? Reverend Kate Bottley suggests an unusual way to help them find out.

Kate wants Chris and Stacey to spend a few days living alone with their respective in-laws-to-be to explore what they can learn about the person they love from the parents who raised them. And what can their in-laws' marriage tell them about their partner's expectations of married life?

1 hour

Last on

Mon 17 Jul 2017 08:00


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Franz Schubert

    Ave Maria

  • 00:01

    George Frideric Handel

    Allegro From Water Music Suite No. 2 

  • 00:05

    Jean-Philipe Rio-Py

    Evolving Memories

  • 00:06

    Sam Smith

    Stay With Me

  • 00:31



  • 00:36

    John Paul Young

    Love Is In The Air

  • 00:48


    True Love

  • 00:59

    Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston

    It Takes Two


Role Contributor
Narrator Suranne Jones
Producer Sally Rose Griffiths
Director Sally Rose Griffiths
Series Producer Helen Richards
Executive Producer Stephen Lambert
Participant Kate Bottley
Participant Stacey Downton
Participant Chris Dudbridge
Production Company Studio Lambert


  • Thu 6 Apr 2017 20:00
  • Tue 11 Apr 2017 23:15
  • Mon 17 Jul 2017 08:00