Broadcast: June 26, 1978
Added: Oct 19 2015
According to Charles Dickens, Bluebeard may have been a victim of excessive connubiality, which would mean I suppose, that it was married life that drove him to do it. Married life, wedded bliss. However, putting aside the poets and romantics for a moment, marriage is whatever you make of it. It is an edifice constructed by a man and a woman, and there are those who erect a magnificent cathedral, others who slap together a ramshackle shanty. We're back at the turn of the century....