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Woman's Hour

Paula Radcliffe; Women's Equality Party; Saxophonist Barbara Thompson

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Paul Radcliffe on running the London Marathon for the last time. She hasn't raced it for ten years but previously won it three times, setting the unbeaten world record women's time of 2:15:25 in 2003. She will be awarded the first ever marathon "Lifetime Achievement Award."

Catherine Mayer, author on setting up the Women's Equality Party. She joins Jenni to explain why she thinks this is necessary and how much interest her idea is attracting.

Saxophonist Barbara Thompson on being diagnosed with Parkinson's, retiring from music and then returning after a new treatment.

Election catch-up: Allegra Stratton, Political Editor of Newsnight on campaign strategy, policy pushes and where women feature on the campaign trail.

Financial Fitness after Fifty: How women aged 50 plus can improve their finances and why UK businesses need to do more to attract an older, female workforce. Show less


Jenni Murray
Rebecca Myatt
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Mayer
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Radcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Pennells
Interviewed Guest:
Rachael Saunders

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