VictoriaD: 'I was an honour attack victim' 03 Sep 1409/03/14
WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS. Victoria speaks to 'honour' attack victim Jageer Kaur, who was beaten and partially blinded by her father-in-law, whilst her children watched.
VictoriaD: Prisoners' Children 22 July 2014
Prisoners' children share their stories. 'Bethany' was eight when her mother went to prison, while 15 year old 'Jack' has spent his teens with both parents in jail. The charity Person Shaped Support, that helps children whose parents are in prison,...
VictoriaD: Jack Collison 15 Jul 14
West Ham midfielder Jack Collison wrote fans a 2,800-word farewell letter to tell them how much his time at the club meant to him. The player, who wrote the letter after learning his contract would not be renewed after 9 years, says he "feels blessed"...
VictoriaD: David Robb: anorexia killed my wife, 14 Jul 14
Downton Abbey actor David Robb talks to Victoria about his wife’s suicide. Briony McRoberts threw herself in front of a train a year ago, she was 56. David Robb talks about his wife’s battle with anorexia and says the condition was responsible for her...
VictoriaD: New BBC Trust chair 27 June 14
How many days a week do you need to chair the BBC Trust? Victoria discusses the sudden change of advert for the top job at the corporation with Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, and former BBC chairman, Sir Christopher Bland.
VictoriaD: False rape accusation 27 June 14
A man who was jailed after his girlfriend falsely accused him of rape says it's left him emotionally scarred. Paul Fensome's accuser, Rhiannon Brooker, has now been sentenced to three and a half years in jail. Victoria speaks to Mr Fensome and to his...
VictoriaD: Sarah's Diary 17 Jun 14
A first hand account from listener Sarah Butters of how victims of crime can be treated by the criminal justice system. Her brother Paul was killed in a hit and run. Sarah recorded a diary of her experience of endless delays, barristers calling her...
VictoriaD: Large Families 11 Jun 14
This programme can reveal that the 209 children in care in the London borough of Hackney come from just 49 mothers. This comes as senior judges says some parents whose children keep on being taken into care should be told to use contraception....
VictoriaD: Victoria Derbyshire pays tribute to Rachel
In a special programme, Victoria Derbyshire pays tribute to Rachel, the alcoholic doctor who called into the programme about her addiction and inspired many others to get treatment. She died in April. Listeners tell Victoria how Rachel’s example...
VictoriaD: D-Day Veteran Gordon 06 June 14
In a moving call to Victoria Derbyshire on the anniversary of the D-Day landings, 88 year old Gordon, a D-Day veteran and 5 Live listener, explained that he wanted to remember "all his comrades"
VictoriaD: The right to be forgotten 04 June 14
Victoria Derbyshire talks to EU vice president Viviane Reding about the “right to be forgotten” ruling which grants citizen the power to ask search engines to remove material about them that is no longer relevant or accurate. Critics have said it is a...
VictoriaD: Online Romance Scams 29 May 14
This programme can reveal that in the last year 18 million pounds has been stolen by fraudsters in what's known as online romance scams; we hear live from a victim who lost 26,000 pounds and from a Nigerian scammer about how he did it.
VictoriaD: Dr John All, 23 May 14
He thought he was dead – but somehow crawled to safety. Mountaineer Dr John All tells describes to Victoria Derbyshire how he fell into a crevasse in the Himalayas. His arm and ribs were broken, he was bleeding – but from a small ledge he inched his...
VictoriaD: Rani Abraham on leaked Scudamore emails
Rani Abraham, the PA to Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore, who leaked his sexist emails, speaks to Victoria Derbyshire.
VictoriaD: Young Carers 06 May 14
Under 18s forced to look after their sick parents can face life long consequences. New research seen by this programme show young carers are more likely to get sick, miss school and not get a job. Victoria Derbyshire hears the stories of families...
VictoriaD: Live from the Supreme Court 1st May 14
This morning the programme made history by broadcasting live from the highest court in the land - the Supreme Court. We spoke in detail to its president Lord Neuberger. He told us he's concerned that cuts to legal aid have made it more difficult for...
VictoriaD: Agoraphobia 30 Apr 14
We hear from a woman whose entire adult life has been blighted by agoraphobia. Pat Cooper is 77. She hasn't been to her local town Darlington since the 60s - and has only managed brief visits to her local corner shop if supported by her daughter....
VictoriaD: Revenge Porn 10 Apr 14
Victoria Derbyshire speaks to a victim of revenge porn. Sarah’s ex-boyfriend posted explicit photos of her online – she says she feels like shes been raped 30000 times, the number of views the photos have generated.
VictoriaD: "Rachel" 28th March
We talk again to "Rachel", a doctor and recovering alcoholic, whose story we've been following for the past three years. She's been telling us how she's returning to work - and you've been telling her the impact she's had on you.
VictoriaD: Forced Adoption 27 March 14
In an exclusive interview, a mother tells Victoria Derbyshire a decision to put her children up for adoption because she may get back with her violent former partner is "cruel", "barbaric" and "completely draconian". The woman, who we're calling...
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