Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society
Lady Chatterley’s Lover
*This episode contains very strong language and adult content*
A semi autobiographical account from a conflicted man? An ode to a wife’s sexual desire? A criminally obscene novel?
Lady Chatterley’s Lover is one of the most famous texts from the past century, but why?
In this episode, we hear from the director of the new Netflix movie Laure De Clermont-Tonnerre about why this story is important to the 21st century. Then, Kate speaks to Frances Wilson about D.H. Lawrence, his final novel, and the trial that made them the sexual mascots of the 1960s.
Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Anisha Deva.
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