Polygamy – the practice of having more than one wife – is illegal in the UK. Despite this, the number of polygamous marriages is rising

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The question is, why? To find out, this investigative documentary goes into people’s homes, Muslim community centres and matchmaking services to get answers to some downright awkward questions like: Why exactly do the men need more than one wife? Why would a woman give up her legal rights to marry a man who already has a wife? Through individual testimonies by men and women involved, the film sheds light on one of the most contentious issues facing Britain’s Muslim community.