The Good Sex Guide

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The Good Sex Guide
Starring Margi Clarke
Country of origin United Kingdom
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Carlton Television
Original network ITV
Original release 11 January (1993-01-11) – 27 October 1993 (1993-10-27)

Margi Clarke presented the show which was broadcast on late nights on ITV.[1][2][3]

The show ran for three series. The Good Sex Guide which gained unheard-of audience figures of 13 million for a show that aired at 10.35pm.[4] She was rewarded with a win at the RTS Awards for "Best Female Presenter" in 1994. A second series was equally successful, and a third, The Good Sex Guide Abroad, soon followed. Clarke turned down an offer to take the series into a late night chat show format, the host eventually being Toyah Willcox.[5]


  1. ^ "TELEVISION / The F-factor: a rule of thumb: Giles Smith takes notes on the first edition of Carlton's Good Sex Guide". The Independent (London). 1993-01-12. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  2. ^ Brown, Maggie (1992-12-01). "TV channel offers 'good sex' advice". The Independent (London). Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  3. ^ "Good Sex II guaranteed to get a rise out of viewers". Toronto Star. 1995-02-14. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  4. ^ "Margi Clarke talks octopus, sex, UFOs and her new Ipswich-bound show". Eadt. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  5. ^ Sturges, Fiona (1997-06-01). "HOW WE MET". The Independent (London). Retrieved 2013-01-05. 

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