In The Grip Of The Glossies

Scottish poet Liz Lochhead considers how women's magazines have changed over the forty years since she began reading them at the age of five.

Episodes

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01Mini, Midi, Maxi?19980105
02Poise And Popularity19980112

Liz Lochhead recalls how, in her teenage years, women's magazines were a great source of information, providing all kinds of help and advice on how to be popular and think positive, and how to eat at posh parties.

03Sex And The Single Girl19980119

Liz Lochhead recalls the advice she has received from women's magazines on the subject of men.

04Marriage And Marital Bliss?19980126

Liz Lochhead looks to the women's magazines of the past forty years in search of the secrets of marital harmony.