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Afternoon Play: Victorian Marriage Beds

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Singleheartby Nicholas Mclnerny , with commentary by Professor John Tosh. The second of three drama documentaries about sexuality, featured in Radio 4's Victorian Season, traces the circumstances surrounding the engagement and marriage of the future Archbishop of Canterbury, Edward Benson , and his wife Mary. It explores the codes of sexual conduct between an older man and a younger woman more than 100 years ago.
Producers Rosie Boulton and Peter Leslie Wild

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas McLnerny
Commentary By: Professor John Tosh.
Unknown: Edward Benson
Producers: Rosie Boulton
Producers: Peter Leslie Wild
Edward Benson: Samuel West
Mary (aged 18): Amy Shindler
Mary (aged 12): Lexi Rose

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Afternoon Play: Victorian Marriage Beds

BBC Radio 4 FM, 29 January 2001 14.15






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