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Lindsey Bareham Cooks the Perfect Trifle: Ruth Madoc; Older Models

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Ruth Madoc on playing singer Dorothy Squires, and Lindsay Bareham cooks the perfect trifle

Ruth Madoc on playing singer Dorothy Squires, Lindsay Bareham cooks the perfect trifle, growing up with famous parents, and are there more opportunities now for older models?

Ruth Madoc on playing singer Dorothy Squires. Lindsay Bareham Cooks The Perfect Trifle. Caryn Franklin and Daphne Selfe discuss whether there are more opportunities now for older models. Chloe Madely talks about growing up with famous parents. And columnists Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Sophie Haywood discuss Romola Garai's joke at the Baftas.

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Jenni Murray
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Ruth Madoc
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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
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Sophie Haywood
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Angharad Rudkin
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Chloe Madeley
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Daphne Selfe
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Caryn Franklin
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Lindsey Bareham
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Beverley Purcell
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Robyn Read

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Civil Partnerships; Men and Childcare; Snooping on a Partner

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Is snooping on your partner ever acceptable? The female perspective with Jane Garvey.

Is snooping on your partner ever acceptable? What's stopping men from doing more in childcare? Life from the female perspective, presented by Jane Garvey.

Snooping on your partner - digital technology makes it possible but is it ever acceptable? Men and childcare - what's stopping them from doing more. What civil partnerships for heterosexual couples could mean for women who co-habit. Ballet choreographer and director Cathy Marston on her new work telling the story of the 'last witch of Europe'.

Presented by Jane Garvey.

Produced by Bev Purcell.

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Jane Garvey
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Cathy Marston
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Beverley Purcell

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Leanne Benjamin

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Leanne Benjamin on 20 years as principal dancer with the Royal Ballet. With Jenni Murray.

Leanne Benjamin on 20 years as principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, powerlister Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, and do shared hobbies make or break a relationship?

As Leanne Benjamin prepares to retire as Principal Dancer with the Royal Ballet Jenni Murray talks to her about a career that's spanned over two decades. Following recent high-profile grooming and sexual abuse cases concerns have been raised about the way the young women involved are cross-examined by a number of different barristers. Do we need a review into how young people are represented and protected in our judicial system? Power lister Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, one of Britain's most successful paralympians reveals how life as a top athlete helped her prepare for a life in politics. And do shared hobbies make or break a relationship?

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Jenni Murray
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Anna Hall
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Hugh Davies
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Tanni Grey-Thompson
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Tim Dowling
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Lucy Porter
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Rebecca Myatt
Editor
Beverley Purcell

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Women in Syria; Impact of Pornography; Playground Bullying

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The impact the Syrian conflict is having on women's lives. Presented by Jane Garvey.

The impact the Syrian conflict is having on women's lives, and the effect of pornography on families. Jane Garvey presents the female perspective.

What impact the Syrian conflict is having on women's lives, the anti-bullying campaign aimed at autistic children that reduced bullying for all pupils, pornography and its effect on families, tribute concert for American mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, the work of a doctor who carries out terminations explored in fiction.

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Jane Garvey
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Beverley Purcell

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Debbie Harry

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Singer Debbie Harry, the row over part-time women GPs and gender equality in the EU.

Debbie Harry on the enduring appeal of her music. Health Minister Anna Soubry on the row over part-time women GPs. And how has the UK fared in the first EU Gender Equality Index?

At 67 and still performing, Debbie Harry on the enduring appeal of her iconic music, being a woman in the male-dominated 70s New York punk scene and the music industry today. Plus how it feels growing older as a woman so idolised and celebrated for her looks. The controversy over part time female GPs continues. Are they a burden on the NHS? We speak to the Health Minister Anna Soubry about why she's been drawn in to the argument. How's the UK faired in the first ever EU Gender Equality Index? Is it time to introduce quotas?

Plus author Philippa Gregory and historian Helen Castor discuss the White Queen set in 1464 against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, just who were the women caught up in the conflict for the throne.

Guests on the programme included...

Debbie Harry - Musician.

Anna Soubry, Minister, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health

Dr Fiona Cornish, President of the Medical Women's Federation

Anne Laure Humbert, Gender Expert, European Institute for Gender Equality

Marina Yannakoudakis Conservative MEP for London and a member of Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee.

Mary Honeyball, Labour MEP for London and a member of Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee.

Philippa Gregory - Author

Helen Castor - Historian.

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Presenter
Jenni Murray
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Deborah Harry
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Anna Soubry
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Fiona Cornish
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Anne Laure Humbert
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Marina Yannakoudakis
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Mary Honeyball
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Philippa Gregory
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Helen Castor
Editor
Beverley Purcell
Producer
Rebecca Myatt
Producer
Steven Williams

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Weekend Woman's Hour: Kate Nash; KT Tunstall; Malala Day

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Music from Kate Nash, sex after cancer treatment, and a Tour de France for women?

Music from Kate Nash, campaigning for girls' education on Malala Day, the impact of ovarian cancer treatment on your sex life, and is it time for a women's Tour de France?

Kate Nash performs in the studio. The niece of Margaret Wintringham - the first British-born woman to take her seat in the House of Commons in 1921 - tells us about her 'double act' with the better known MP Nancy Astor. Campaigning for girls' education on Malala Day . Jamila Abbas one of 19 children from a poor African family talks about her App designed to help African farmers in rural Kenya get crop prices and vital market information via text. Dr Sarah Blagden on the impact of ovarian cancer treatment on women's sex lives. Plus Scottish singer songwriter KT Tunstall chats about her new album.Julia Bunting from the International Planned Parenthood Foundation on the state of family planning around the world. And is it time for a women's Tour de France?

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Jenni Murray
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Kate Nash
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KT Tunstall
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Jamila Abbas
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Sarah Blagden
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Julia Bunting
Interviewed Guest
Emma Pooley
Interviewed Guest
Patricia Moore
Interviewed Guest
Helen McCarthy
Interviewed Guest
Tanya Barron
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Beverley Purcell
Producer
Louise Corley

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Hiafaa al-Mansour; Exercise in pregnancy

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Haifaa al-Mansour on Wadjda, exercise during pregnancy, and infidelity in literature.

Haifaa al-Mansour on Wadjda, exercise during pregnancy, and why are women in literature always punished for infidelity? Samantha Bond and Louise Doughty discuss with Jenni Murray.

Haifaa al-Mansour, the first Saudi woman film director on her new film Wadjda. Exercise in pregnancy. Why are women in literature always punished for infidelity? Samantha Bond and Louise Doughty discuss. Chong Kim on being traffiked as a sex worker within the USA. Parenting after a partner's suicide - what to tell the children, where to get help. With Jenni Murray.

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Jenni Murray
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Haifaa al-Mansour
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Chong Kim
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Samantha Bond
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Louise Doughty
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Beverley Purcell

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David Cameron on tackling online porn; powerlister Karren Brady

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David Cameron on tackling the availability of porn online, plus powerlister Karren Brady.

David Cameron on how the government plans to tackle the availability of online porn. Plus powerlister Karren Brady, dealing with osteoporosis and Tennessee singer Valerie June.

The Prime Minister David Cameron talks to Jane Garvey about how the Government is going to tackle the availability of pornography online. In true Apprentice style, Jane meets Powerlister Karren Brady in the boardroom of her football club, where they talk about how she reached the top and her commitment to seeing more women succeed in business. And Dr Richard Keen, consultant rheumatologist and listener Jean Duggleby, who has osteoporosis and has suffered five fractures in the last ten years, talk about the condition and how to manage it. And a live performance from Tennessee singer Valerie June, who blends folk, soul, gospel, and blues to make "organic moonshine roots music.".

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Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
David Cameron
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Karren Brady
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Richard Keen
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Jean Duggleby
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Valerie June
Producer
Beverley Purcell

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Weekend Woman's Hour: David Cameron, Kim Cattrall

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Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, presented by Jane Garvey.

Prime Minister David Cameron on tackling online porn. How do you know if your child's speech is developing correctly? How the suffragettes spread the word. Actress Kim Cattrall.

Prime Minister David Cameron on tackling online porn; Osteoporosis, what can you do to protect your bones? Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley - philanthropist and Woman's Hour Powerlister talks about her life and the joy of helping others. How do you know if your child's speech is developing at the rate it should and what can you do to help?

The Derbyshire teacher who's so convinced that getting the right bra is important that she's set up classes on breast health at her school. Plus how the suffragettes spread the word back in 1913. Actress Kim Cattrall on her latest role in Tennessee William's Sweet Bird of Youth. And musician Gabrielle Aplin performs her single Home.

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Jane Garvey
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David Cameron
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Diane Atkinson
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Katy Archer
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Kim Cattrall
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Nicola Lathey
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Stephanie Shirley
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Richard Keen
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Jean Duggleby
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Karan Hopkinson
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Judith Woods
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Gabrielle Aplin
Producer
Beverley Purcell
Editor
Jane Thurlow

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Weekend Woman's Hour: Jessie J

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Singer Jessie J, husbands who come out as gay, and women's influence on modern cricket.

Jessie J, what happens when a husband comes out as gay, how women helped invent the modern game of cricket, and how to 'grow' top female economists. Presented by Emma Barnett.

Jessie J - the popstar, songwriter and TV judge on BBC talent show. Wives of gay men: what happens to a family when a husband comes out. How a woman helped invent the modern game of cricket. The impact on a mother when she finds out her husband or partner, has been sexually abusing their child. Do we need to 'grow top female economists through the ranks'? And we discuss the sex education you wish you'd had.

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Emma Barnett
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Jessie J
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Nicholas McInerny
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Marianne Cassidy
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Janet Foulds
Interviewed Guest
Valerie Sinason
Interviewed Guest
Denise Hubble
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Kate Barker
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Gillian Tett
Interviewed Guest
Isabelle Duncan
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Beverley Purcell

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Marks and Spencer; Radio 3 World Routes Academy Fidan Hajiyeva

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Musician Fidan Hajiyeva. Should boys have the HPV jab? Plus the power of female friendship

Musician Fidan Hajiyeva; Is writing about books a matter of jobs for the boys? The power of female friendships; Just what should you really store in your fridge? With Jane Garvey.

Fidan Hajiyeva - the youngest protégée of BBC Radio 3's World Routes Academy talks about how her father encouraged her interest in Azeri music. Is writing about books a matter of jobs for the boys? What's the matter with the f-word? Marks and Spencer's' marketing chief describes its new high profile women's wear campaign as womanist as opposed to feminist - why? The campaign to include boys in the HPV vaccination programme. Plus it's festival season and those with something to celebrate after GCSE will be hoping for a wild time this Bank Holiday Weekend - are they old enough to go alone? Plus the power of female friendships and just what should you really store in your fridge.

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Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
Hannah Pool
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Jane Cunningham
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Lisa Warner
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Tom Hingley
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Alex Clark
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Peter Stothard
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Dr Nathan Mayura
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Jill De Nardo
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Helen Graham
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Colette McBeth
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Tim Hayward
Interviewed Guest
Fidan Hajiyeva
Editor
Beverley Purcell
Producer
Rebecca Wood

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Weekend Woman's Hour: Internet Dating; Storme Toolis; Midori

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The world of internet dating, actress Storme Toolis and music from violinist Midori.

Going online in search of love, actress Storme Toolis on her new role in New Tricks, and the inspiration behind Blue Stockings, the debut play from Jessica Swale.

After Woman's Hour made a date with 5 Live's men's Hour to look at the world of internet dating we hear your experiences of going online in search of love.

Musician Midori talks about her special relationship with her violin and plays Prelude to Bach's Partita Nos 3

Actress Storme Toolis on her new role in New Tricks and how as a wheelchair user, she sidesteps the inevitable part of hospital patient.

The relationship between a teacher and pupil is inevitably a strong one, so what's being done to stop it crossing the line and becoming abuse?

A look at how throughout our cultural history, women's sexual organs have often been demonised and rendered obscene. So what does this mean for women's identities and how is this issue addressed in literature and culture?

And Jessica Swale makes her play-writing debut at the Globe with Blue Stockings. Set in and around Girton College, Cambridge in the 1890s - it's the story of four young women fighting to be allowed to graduate along with their male counterparts. She joins Jenni to discuss the inspiration for the play and why she thinks the issues it raises are so relevant to young women today.

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Presented by Jenni Murray.

Editor: Beverley Purcell.

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Jenni Murray
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Midori undefined
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Storme Toolis
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Brian Lightman
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Jessica Swale
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Emma LE Rees
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Claire Lomas
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Beverley Purcell
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Emma Wallace

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Stevie Nicks; Women in Rwandan elections; Infertility funding

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Stevie Nicks on her world tour with Fleetwood Mac. Presented by Jane Garvey.

Stevie Nicks on her world tour with Fleetwood Mac, what elections in Rwanda mean for women, and should infertility treatment be funded by the NHS? Presented by Jane Garvey.

Stevie Nicks on her world tour with Fleetwood Mac and being reunited on stage with bandmate Christine McVie. Rwanda leads the world in the percentage of women in its parliament. As the country goes to the polls, we ask whether women might maintain their hold and how successful they are in influencing government policy. Columnist Cristina Odone and Claire Lewis Jones of Infertility Network UK discuss the funding of fertility treatment ahead of Radio 4's Costing the NHS programme. Why writer Al Smith decided to base this week's drama, Life in the Freezer, on the preparations of his mother for her death from ovarian cancer.

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Jane Garvey
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Stevie Nicks
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Cristina Odone
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Claire Lewis
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Al Smith
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Kirsty Starkey
Producer
Beverley Purcell

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Alison Balsom; Great Men Value Women; UKIP

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Great Men Value Women - a school initiative talking to teenage boys about masculinity.

Great Men Value Women - a school initiative talking to teenage boys about masculinity. Plus trumpeter Alison Balsom, UKIP and women, and Noreena Hertz on making good decisions.

Trumpeter, Alison Balsom. Great men value women: a school initiative talking to teenage boys about masculinity. We visit a school with comedian and actor Doc Brown and discuss the issues co-founder of the project Karen Ruimy and James Dawson, author of Being A Boy.

Janice Atkinson, prospective UKIP MEP candidate for South East England on how she thinks the party can appeal to women. And how to make a good decision - Noreena Hertz author of Eyes Wide Open: How To Make Smart Decisions In A Confusing World.

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Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest
Alison Balsom
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Janice Atkinson
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Doc Brown
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Karen Ruimy
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James Dawson
Interviewed Guest
Noreena Hertz
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Beverley Purcell

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Pussy Riot protest; Fertility and media headlines; Colourism

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Jenni Murray looks at conditions inside a Russian women's prison, live opera and more.

Conditions in a Russian women's prison, hype and hope in reporting of fertility treatment, live opera singing, and discrimination against women of darker skin. With Jenni Murray.

The convicted Pussy Riot protestor, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, is on hunger strike over conditions in her prison - we hear from Judith Pallot who has visited the Penal Colony 14. The film 'Dark Girl' looks at the way women with darker skin suffer discrimination from women with lighter skin. How can patients who hope to get pregnant navigate their way through the reporting of 'breakthroughs' in fertility treatment? Helen Sherman and Paula Sides are performing in The Coronation of Poppea and sing live in the studio. And have you managed to stay friends with your ex after divorce? Jenni Murray presents.

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Jenni Murray
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Judith Pallot
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Paula Sides
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Helen Sherman
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Alice Feinstein
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Karen Dalziel
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Beverley Purcell

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Maternity discrimination; Penal reformers; Cheating partners

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Jenni Murray talks maternity discrimination, penal reform and support for cheated partners

Jenni Murray presents the female perspective, discussing maternity discrimination, penal reform campaigners, support for cheated partners, and author Rosemary Friedman's new book.

Maternity discrimination will now be researched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Evidence will be collected on the extent, causes and effects of pregnancy and maternity discrimination. The Howard League for Penal Reform publishes a new report looking at the impact of campaigners Pauline Campbell and Violet Van der Elst.

How do you cope with infidelity and cheating partners? A new website called women-scorned.co.uk offers support and advice for women. Author Rosemary Friedman talks about her latest book, The Man Who Understood Women, which brings together short stories from the mid 1950s to the present day.

Presenter: Jenni Murray

Producer: Beverley Purcell.

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Jenni Murray
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Rosalind Bragg
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Rosemary Friedman
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Laura Topham
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Jan Griffiths
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Jo Welch
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Beverley Purcell

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Amy Tan; Baroness Hale; Women's sexual behaviour; Parliamentarian of the year

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Jenni Murray meets Baroness Hale, the most senior woman in the British judiciary.

Jenni Murray meets movelist Amy Tan and Baroness Hale, the most senior woman in the British judiciary. Plus women's sexual behaviour, and the Parliamentarians of the year.

Amy Tan, novelist; Baroness Hale, the most senior woman in the British judiciary; Psychotherapist and writer Susie Orbach, Ellie Mae O'Hagen and Professor Dame Anne Johnson discuss how women's sexual behaviour has changed in the last ten years; Parliamentarian of the Year, Natascha Engle, and Campaigner of the Year, Stella Creasy, talk about life as a woman in Parliament. Jenni Murray presents.

Presenter: Jenni Murray

Producer: Beverley Purcell.

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Jenni Murray
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Amy Tan
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Brenda Hale
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Anne Johnson
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Susie Orbach
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Natascha Engel
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Stella Creasy
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Beverley Purcell
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Eleanor Garland

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Weekend Woman's Hour; Mary J Blige; Baroness Hale

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Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, including Grammy Award winner Mary J Blige.

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Grammy-winner Mary J Blige, Supreme Court deputy president Baroness Brenda Hale, 'Bipolar Blogger' Charlotte Walker, and music from Birdy.

Grammy Award winner Mary J Blige on how she got started in the music business. Baroness Brenda Hale deputy president of the Supreme Court who's Number 4 on the Woman's Hour Powerlist. Charlotte Walker - known as the Bipolar Blogger - talks about why she decided to open up about her condition on a blog. The impact of cuts in the legal aid system on couples divorcing. Plus after a recent survey found that 76% of women had never asked for a pay rise - we discuss how best to ask for more money. A look at how women's sexual behaviour has changed in the last ten years. Why are there so few women cyclists on the road? And live music from 17 year old new comer Birdy who performs her new single "No Angel"

Presented by Jane Garvey

Editor: Beverley Purcell.

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Mary J Blige
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Heather Jackson
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Carole Fossey
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Brenda Hale
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Ellie Mae O'Hagan
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Susie Orbach
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Anne Johnson
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Charlotte Walker
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Kirsteen Torrance
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Rachel Aldred
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Birdy undefined
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Beverley Purcell
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Kirsty Starkey

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Winnie Mandela; Ulrika Jonsson

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Winnie Mandela speaking to Woman's Hour in 1986, and WH power-lister Marisa Drew.

Winnie Mandela speaking to Woman's Hour in 1986, WH power-lister Marisa Drew, and Elizabeth Truss MP on the 'gender gap that simply doesn't add up'. Presented by Jane Garvey.

As tributes continue to Nelson Mandela, we return to an interview recorded in 1986 in which his then wife Winnie Mandela recalls the day she first met him. The Education Minister Elizabeth Truss talks about "the gender gap that simply doesn't add up"... the difference between take-up of physics and maths a levels in girls and boys. TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson discusses the family politics of Christmas. And Powerlister Marisa Drew on making it to the top of the heady world of corporate finance.

Presented by Jane Garvey.

Producer: Beverley Purcell

Output Editor: Anne Peacock.

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Jane Garvey
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Winnie Mandela
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Elizabeth Truss
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Marisa Drew
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Ulrika Jonsson
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Beverley Purcell
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Anne Peacock

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Wendy and Peter Pan; Boarding kindergarten schools in China

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Wendy takes centre stage as Peter Pan gets a feminist makeover. With Jenni Murray.

Wendy takes centre stage as Peter Pan gets a feminist makeover. China's boarding kindergarten schools. And how child support in South Africa is helping reduce HIV in young women.

JM Barrie's classic tale Peter Pan given a feminist twist in a new adaptation for the RSC. What's the best way to after small children if the parents need, or want, to work? The BBC World Service asked reporter, Madeline Morris to look at different models of childcare around the world. Today she looks at boarding kindergarten schools in China where children weekly board from the age of three and see their parents only at weekend. We look at a new study that reveals how child support in South Africa is helping to reduce the risk of young women getting HIV. Plus, All in the Mind, the weekly Radio 4 programme, is celebrating a quarter of a century by launching their 25th Anniversary Awards. Claudia Hammond talks about the Awards, how mental health care has changed for women during the time they've been on air and the early champions in the field, women like the American investigative journalist Nellie Bly.

Presenter Jenni Murray

Producer Kirsty Starkey

Output Editor Beverley Purcell.

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Lucie Cluver
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Claudia Hammond
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Ella Hickson
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Carol Mavor
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Kirsty Starkey
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