The Father | A Man’s World

Although fatherhood gave many the most profound emotional fulfilment, fathers were not expected to participate in raising their children and were scorned if they did.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 38'29''
  • Broadcast year: 1996
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How are family life and relationships changing? | Nuclear families, extended families, lone parent families, reconstituted families, same-sex families, non-family households, lone-person households. Family life and diversity: emerging family types, trends in marriage, divorce and cohabitation. Demographic changes: birth rate, family size, age at marriage, age of childbearing, ageing population.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: A Man's World
  • Episode: The Father