Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over: Open Marriage - W

Stacey Dooley Sleeps over

The investigative reporter aims to find out what life is like in modern Britain by spending 72 hours in the company of a wide range of extraordinary characters and families, beginning in Shepherd's Bush, West London

Stacey Dooley spends time with Britain’s more unusual households, with lifestyles that others might judge. In this series, she's not just going to visit, she's staying over. Experiencing all aspects of family life to find out what really makes them tick.

To open this six-part series, she stays with married couple Cathy and Thomas and their son, Stanley.

Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over Picture shows (L-R): Nicole, Thomas, Cathy and Stacey Dooley

Stacey Dooley with Nicole (left), Thomas and Cathy

The couple have an open relationship and currently live as a ‘throuple’ with another woman.

As Stacey immerses herself in their life, she looks at the reasons why the couple live the way they do and the pros and cons of such a lifestyle.

Fascinating viewing.

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Next week Stacey sleeps over at the home of one of Britian's most popular YouTube families - the Saccone Jolys.

TV Times rating: ****

Mandy Cooper
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As TV Times Highlights Editor I get to hear about all the latest TV shows coming soon. Here at TVT HQ we are in the privileged position of selecting the best programmes from across all the channels and streaming platforms. Our mission is to make it easier for our readers to decide what to watch - and give them lots of choice of genres - all the latest shows, plus some nostalgic choices we call hidden gems, too. My career began with a postgraduate degree in periodical journalism (ahem, yes old school!) in 1991 and I’ve worked in TV media since 2000.