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Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour Takeover Episode 3: Naomi Alderman

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Naomi Alderman guest edits, Jane Garvey presents.

Guest editor Naomi Alderman celebrates some of the game-changing women in science and technology. Jane Garvey presents.

Naomi Alderman, today's Guest Editor, investigates why transgender women don't always feel welcomed by feminists and why some feminists have a problem with including them, with Paris Lees and Finn MacKay. She celebrates some of the game changing women in science and technology and talks to Dr Rivka Isaacson about her work. Naomi is joined by Reni Eddo Lodge and Sarah Hughes to discuss whether TV dramas like Game of Thrones or The Fall are problematic for women. And she looks at public speaking with Professor Lis Howell and Rachel Caldecott - why is it so dominated by men? Jane Garvey presents.

Credits

Presenter
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest
Lis Howell
Interviewed Guest
Rachel Caldecott
Interviewed Guest
Reni Eddo-Lodge
Interviewed Guest
Sarah Hughes
Interviewed Guest
Paris Lees
Interviewed Guest
Finn Mackay
Interviewed Guest
Rivka Isaacson
Producer
Laura Northedge
Producer
Karen Dalziel
Producer
Ruth Watts
Producer
Beverley Purcell

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Saturday Live

Paris Lees

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1 hour, 28 minutes Available for over a year First broadcast:
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Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir with campaigner Paris Lees; Fatboy Slim's Inheritance Tracks.

Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir with campaigner Paris Lees, orphans Rob and Paul Forkan, teen pundit Jenni Herd, prostate champ Errol McKellar, and Fatboy Slim's Inheritance Tracks.

Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir with Britain's poster girl for transgender acceptance Paris Lees, tsunami orphans Rob and Paul Forkan whose flip-flop company funds a foundation to help other survivors of the 2004 tsunami, teenage champion Jenni Herd who won an apology from The Times after she challenged negative stereotypes of young people in the paper, and garage owner Errol McKellar who's saved 24 lives by offering his customers a discount if they'll take a test for prostate cancer. With less than 100 days to go to the Scottish Independence Referendum JP Devlin delivers a Crowdscape from Scotch Corner, and Fatboy Slim shares his Inheritance Tracks.

Writer, presenter and equality campaigner Paris Lees is ambassador for All About Trans, Editor-at-large of Attitude magazine and a columnist for VICE.

Rob and Paul Forkan are founders of Gandys Flip Flops which funds the Orphans for Orphans mission. International Flip Flop day is Friday June 20th.

Errol McKellar runs the Cremer Garage in East London.

Fatboy Slim's new album Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil is out now.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

Credits

Presenter
Richard Coles
Presenter
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest
Paris Lees
Interviewed Guest
Rob Forkan
Interviewed Guest
Paul Forkan
Interviewed Guest
Jenni Herd
Interviewed Guest
Errol McKellar
Interviewed Guest
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest
Fatboy Slim undefined
Producer
Dixi Stewart

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Shirley MacLaine, Bolshoi Ballet, Paris Lees' Queer Icon, baritone and composer Roderick Williams

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Shirley MacLaine looks back on her career.

Shirley MacLaine looks back on her career. In our Queer Icons series, Paris Lees chooses The Crying Game. Baritone and composer Roderick Williams on his new work for the Proms.

As Shirley MacLaine releases a new film about a woman curating her obituary, she reflects on her long career in Hollywood, including working with Alfred Hitchcock, being the only female member of the Rat Pack and starring in Downton Abbey alongside Maggie Smith.

As the Bolshoi Ballet cancels the eagerly awaited adaptation about Nureyev, ballet critic Ismene Brown discusses what might have caused this to come about.

For our Queer Icons series, trans rights activist and journalist Paris Lees chooses Neil Jordan's 1992 film The Crying Game, about an IRA man's relationship with a British soldier's lover.

The baritone and composer Roderick Williams talks about his upcoming performances at the Cheltenham Music Festival and at the Proms where a world premiere of his new BBC commission, inspired by the text of a well-known aria from Mozart's Don Giovanni, will be performed.

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Interviewed Guest
Shirley MacLaine
Interviewed Guest
Ismene Brown
Interviewed Guest
Paris Lees
Interviewed Guest
Roderick Williams
Presenter
Kirsty Lang
Producer
Rebecca Armstrong

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Woman's Hour

Was 2015 the year trans became mainstream?

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45 minutes Available for over a year First broadcast:

Jane Garvey presents discussion on whether 2015 was the year that trans became mainstream.

Was 2015 the year trans became mainstream?

Presenter: Jane Garvey

Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

Credits

Presenter
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
Jack Monroe
Interviewed Guest
Paris Lees
Interviewed Guest
Lewis Hancox
Interviewed Guest
Nathalie McDermott
Interviewed Guest
Yvonne Roberts
Interviewed Guest
Laurie Penny
Producer
Kirsty Starkey

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Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour

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58 minutes Available for over a year First broadcast:
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Sara Pascoe and Shappi Khorsandi in a quiz, plus the power of nudity and embracing change.

Sara Pascoe, Shappi Khorsandi and Helen Lewis in a quiz, plus a discussion of nudity, whether 2015 is the year transgender joined the mainstream and how to embrace change.

Shappi Khorsandi, Sara Pascoe and Helen Lewis take part in our first quiz.

As Woman's Hour prepares to celebrate its 70th year we discuss how the programme came about with historians Juliet Gardiner and Kate Murphy.

Lauren Laverne and Late Night Woman's Hour explore the power of public nudity. How does it feel, what does it mean and why do women do it? Inna Shevchenko leader of FEMEN, naked stand-up comic Miss Glory Pearl, Natasha Porter who organises the World Naked Bike Ride and Shahida Bari a lecturer in Romanticism at Queen Mary University in London discuss.

Was 2015 the year transgender became mainstream? Jack Monroe, Paris Lees and journalist, Natalie McDermott talk about some of the issues.

Last year the Church of England welcomed its first female Bishops. How likely are similar developments in the Catholic Church? Christina Rees campaigner for Women Bishops, Tina Beattie Professor of Catholic Studies and Religious Affairs Correspondent Caroline Wyatt discuss.

And what is the best way to make and embrace change? We hear from Adele Tilley who will graduate in Business and Management in July and from the author of The Art of the Possible Kate Tojeiro.

Credits

Presenter
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest
Juliet Gardiner
Interviewed Guest
Kate Murphy
Interviewed Guest
Inna Shevchenko
Interviewed Guest
Glory Pearl
Interviewed Guest
Natasha Porter
Interviewed Guest
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest
Sara Pascoe
Interviewed Guest
Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest
Jack Monroe
Interviewed Guest
Paris Lees
Interviewed Guest
Nathalie McDermott
Interviewed Guest
Christina Rees
Interviewed Guest
Tina Beattie
Interviewed Guest
Caroline Wyatt
Interviewed Guest
Adele Tilley
Interviewed Guest
Kate Tojeiro
Producer
Rabeka Nurmahomed

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