Carolyn Bourne
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Mother-in-law from hell or defender of nation's manners?

Relationships with your in-laws are not always easy.

But when one bride-to-be visited her fiance's parents in Devon the visit turned into something of a public disaster.

Her future mother-in-law sent her a furious e-mail complaining about her "staggering" bad manners and "lack of grace".

The 29-year-old was so shocked she sent it on to friends and now it is an internet sensation.

Jon Kay reports.

  • 30 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK