First broadcast on 1989-12-12
Previous in series: THE SOLICITOR
SBH:Dylan Winter meets the Ladies and their employers.
PRE:Employers: cleaner a `treasure' etc.; rather frightened of her.
Felt guilty beforehand - but not now house is clean.
Squaring one's feminist principles.
Advertising stories - how they secured their ladies: German lesbians, Irish, etc.
with cleaner (says `Flash' is best for cleaning up).
Man: cleaner is in complete control - cleans up before she comes; knows all your secrets.
What they do while she's there - gardening etc.
Can't just sit on the sofa because of the guilt.
Never sacked a lady - in fact the other way round.
Cleaner: wished she stayed at school & learnt something - just has to swallow her pride.
12 Dec 1989 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)
12 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)
Dylan Winter (int)
Notes: CAIRS 398330.