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Woman's Hour

US elections, Grandparents in charge, Staying in a bothy

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey talks to Felicity Spector, chief writer for Channel 4 about the role of women in the US 2016 presidntial campaign. Cari Rosen, editor of Gransnet and novelist and grandmother Hilary Boyd discuss how parents can best negotiate with their parents and in-laws when it comes to looking after their children; Writer Meike Ziervogel talks about her new novel, Kauthar and explains why she chose to make her main female protagonist, a British woman called Lydia, convert to Islam. Author Phoebe Smith has written a book about her love for the bothy, an old empty building that is usually left open for anybody to use free of charge.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore. Show less


Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Felicity Spector
Interviewed Guest:
Cari Rosen
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Boyd
Interviewed Guest:
Meike Ziervogel
Interviewed Guest:
Phoebe Smith

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