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The Book of Polyamory

Comedian Sophie Duker traces the history of the 'bible' of polyamory. Since its publication 20 years ago, The Ethical Slut has challenged perceptions of non-monogamous lifestyles.

Since its first publication 20 years ago, The Ethical Slut has informed and changed opinions about non-monogamous lifestyles. Comedian Sophie Duker traces its journey in challenging perceptions of polyamory and follows one specific copy that has travelled the world while being shared among enthusiastic readers.

Hearing modern stories of love and polyamory, Sophie questions opinions of openness and sees first hand the struggles and complications that non-monogamous groups face. She asks if society is yet ready for complete acceptance of their lifestyle.

Producer: Simon Jarvis and Lauren Armstrong Carter
Executive Producer: Anishka Sharma

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4

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