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Intimate Union

First transmitted in 1964, married couples and a team of experts discuss marriage today. (1964)

First transmitted in 1964, students, professionals and married couples demonstrate the public's changing attitudes towards sex and marriage. What is the best reason for marriage? Is sexual experience an issue? How do men regard pregnancy and newborn babies? Is there a seven year itch? An insightful programme with frank discussions.

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40 minutes

Last on

Wed 30 Sep 1964 20:50

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Role Contributor
Participant Eustace Chesser
Participant Alex Comfort
Participant Richard Fox
Participant John Hale
Participant Marghanita Laski
Producer Lorna Pegram


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Marriage in the 1950s and 60s Collection

Marriage in the 1950s and 60s Collection

This programme is available online as part of the Marriage in the 1950s and 60s Collection