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Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Fatal Attraction; Anita Roddick

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

We discuss women, equality and Islam with Sara Khan from Inspire, Salma Yaqoob, Mirina Paananen and Julie Bindell. British Muslim women have low employment rates and poor health compared to many women in the UK. What can or should be done and what role does feminism play?

Fatal Attraction starts a run in the West End - how does the bunny boiler fit into 21st century sexual politics? Sam Roddick on her mum Anita and the impact she had on business ethics and the beauty industry.

BBC News School Reporters discuss exam pressure with Andrew Halls, head teacher at King's College School in Westminster. Business Secretary Vince Cable on the efforts being made to get more women on company boards. Hilary Mantel talks about her favourite character, Thomas Cromwell as part of Radio 4's Character Invasion.

And now lesbians can marry: how to decide what to wear on the big day and what to call yourself when you're a married woman, married to another woman. Melanie Rickie, Alice Arnold and Sue Wilkinson discuss.

Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor: Jane Thurlow. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Mirina Paananen
Interviewed Guest:
Salma Yaqoob
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Bindel
Interviewed Guest:
Bel Mooney
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Roddick
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Siegle
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Halls
Interviewed Guest:
Vince Cable
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Mantel
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Rickie
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Arnold
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Wilkinson

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