Celebrating social phenomena that are managing to survive, Andrew Martin discusses sex shops, especially those in London's Soho, asking why they have almost entirely disappeared.
Andrew Martin toasts five 'social phenomena' that are still with us - just.
The genesis of this is hazy. It seems the author lost his travel pass in Soho one day, aged 17. And soon felt there the allure of such places: those erotic emporia. Ruminating on this experience, Andrew looks at the history of such retail outlets and why they have almost entirely disappeared.
Producer Duncan Minshull.