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Woman's Hour

Mary Portas; Vince Cable; Laurie Simmons

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mary Portas on the women working to save our high streets. Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills talks about women the representation of women at the top level in business. Has the Premier League made the right decision about Richard Scudamore?

American photographer Laurie Simmons on her series of pictures called "The Love Doll" which has been nominated for the Prix Pictet at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Jane talks to Laurie about her fascination with dolls, her long career and collaborating with her world-famous daughter, the actor and writer Lena Dunham.

And Judi Rhys from Arthritis Care talks about the long term impact of ignoring the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Jane Thurlow. Show less


Jane Garvey
Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Portas
Interviewed Guest:
Vince Cable
Interviewed Guest:
Laurie Simmons
Interviewed Guest:
Judi Rhys

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