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Food from the past and the history of illegitimacy

Mary Gwynn describes how Britons used to eat in the postwar years, while Jane Robinson talks to us about her new book In the Family Way.

Published: March 12, 2015 at 12:34 pm
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As the new BBC TV series Back in Time for Dinner is due to air, we talk to food writer Mary Gwynn about how our mealtime tastes have changed over the past 70 years. Meanwhile, historian Jane Robinson discusses her new book In the Family Way, which looks at the stigma that often used to be faced by unmarried mothers and their children.

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