Woman's Hour: Anne Fine, Sian James, Women in local...07/07/15
Anne Fine, the former children's laureate, discusses the reissue of Madame Doubtfire.
Anne Fine, Sian James, Women in local government, PTSD...
Anne Fine, the former Children's Laureate talks about the reissue of her book , Madame Doubtfire - on which the successful film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams and Sally Field was based. Former Labour MP Sian James, immortalised in the film...
Woman's Hour: Sue Sim, former chief constable of...
Former chief constable of Northumbria Police Sue Sim talks about her career.
Sue Sim, former chief constable of Northumbria Police;...
The former chief constable of Northumbria Police, Sue Sim, talks about her career and in particular her handling of the hunt for killer, Raoul Moat and the complaints made against her afterwards by officers in the force. Sim has now lodged a complaint...
Woman's Hour: Weekend Woman's Hour: Woman's Hour 2015...
The unveiling of the Woman's Hour 2015 Power List: Influencers. Jane Garvey presents.
Woman's Hour: Baroness Valerie Amos, Why women say sorry,...
Women and farming, Cathy Rentzenbrink on her brother's PVS, and why do women say 'sorry'?
Woman's Hour: Fiona Shaw, Deborah Moggach, Bridget Christie
Fiona Shaw talks to Jennie Murray about directing the opera The Rape of Lucretia.
Woman's Hour: Woman's Hour Power List 2015: Influencers
The Power List's top ten women who have the most influence in the UK are revealed.
Carey Mulligan; Julie Fowlis
Carey Mulligan on starring in Far From the Madding Crowd; Revenge porn in South Asian communities; Katherine Freese, Director of NORDITA on her passion for the search for dark matter; Julie Fowlis, folk singer; Election update, Allegra Stratton on how...
WHNews: identity after 50; children's injuries - spotting...
Personal identity after 50 - does your sense of self change, and is it a good time to set new life goals? Columnist Juliet Rix, actor Claire Dyson, and university course director Susan Rowland share their thoughts and experiences. Plus children's...
WHNews: Ed Miliband; Noomi Rapace
Labour leader Ed Miliband speaks to Jenni about his party's offer to women voters at this General Election, on the day Labour release their manifesto for women. We also hear from the other party leaders who've appeared on Woman's Hour so far. And...
WHNews: Hollie McNish: Coral and Paul Jones
On today's Woman's Hour we hear from Coral and Paul Jones, the parents of April, who was abducted and murdered in October 2012. Award winning spoken word artist, Hollie McNish, talks about her current tour and her new album. Sue McAllister, Director...
WHNews: Hillary Clinton runs again; Patricia Duncker
Hillary Clinton's second run for the US presidency; Do women voters respond to negative campaigning; research on who chooses to do sex work; and, Patricia Duncker on her new novel about George Eliot
Weekend WH: Body beautiful & the role of Grandma
For the first time the Women’s Boat Race will be rowed on the same day and place as the men’s. Clare Balding will be discussing what it means for Women’s sport. Why are rock hard abs and perfectly toned triceps seen as the perfect body shape? The...
Women's Boat Race; Sexual consent training for footballers
Clare Balding on Women's Boat Race; Sexual consent training for footballers; Susan Daniels, CEO National Deaf Children's Society; How role of Grandmother has changed over 100 years; Joy of motorbike sidecars
WHNews: Nazi Grandfather; Teen agony aunts
The woman who discovered that her grandfather was the Nazi war criminal Amon Goeth talks about how she found out and came to terms with the knowledge. We catch up with political editor Allegra Stratton with the latest from the campaign trail. Gender...
Life Expectancy. Returnships.
Women's life expectancy. Returnships - helping to get qualified people back to work after long career breaks. The body beautiful with Natalie Haynes and what it's like as a professional ballet dancer to cope with the way pregnancy changes your body.
WHNews: Billie Holiday; Mourning Relationship Break-ups
On Woman's Hour today Emma Barnett is joined by singer Rebecca Ferguson and author of 'With Billie', Julia Blackburn, to reflect on Billie Holiday's legacy in the centenary of her birth. Sarah Gillborn, a third year psychology undergraduate at Leeds...
Craft skills contribute a huge amount (3.4 billion) to the UK economy each year, but at the same time, ‘craft’ just isn’t taken that seriously. We investigate the origins of craft and women, and the demise of craft in schools, meeting designers,...
WH: Weekend Woman's Hour: Katie Brayben, Ageism in Teaching
Katie Brayben, playing Carole King in the West End. Clare Grogan on her children's books. Steph Hagen takes Jane around the food bank she set up in the St Anne's estate in Nottingham. Chris Keates from the teachers' union NASUWT on discrimination...
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