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15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

In Rebecca and Jeremy Front's comic celebration of actress Dame Cicely Leyland, Barry Cryer remembers her as Ensa's Aunty Mabel and Jane Garvey tries to keep her PC on Woman's Hour. Show more

Summer Nights

Series 2

Episode 4: Comfort in others' shame

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Why is the impulse to shame others so powerful? From fat-shaming to heaping shame on politicians, Jane Garvey discusses the politics of shame and what it says about us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Baggini
Interviewed Guest:
Eva Simpson
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Burnell
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Stanley
Interviewed Guest:
Fern Brady
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Front Row

Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition, Lloyd Dorfman, Karen McCarthy Woolf, John Ashbery

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum; arts benefactor Lloyd Dorfman; poets Karen McCarthy Woolf and the late John Ashbery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Alun Graves
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Warburton
Interviewed Guest:
Lloyd Dorfman
Interviewed Guest:
John Ashbery
Interviewed Guest:
Karen McCarthy Woolf
Producer:
Harry Parker

Woman's Hour

Banning mephedrone; The Wizard of Oz's Dorothy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Woman's Hour looks at the enduring appeal of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Plus, should the 'legal high' mephedrone be banned? And has the simple pleasure gone out of gift giving?

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

Woman's Hour

Nigel Slater; Evan Davis; Puppini Sisters

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Fun and conversation with special guests including Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Nigel Slater is on hand with tips for Christmas lunch and there's music from the Puppini Sisters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Davis
Interviewed Guest:
John Humphrys
Interviewed Guest:
Gyles Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Saethryd Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Agnieszka Fryckowska
Interviewed Guest:
Puppini Sisters
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Woman's Hour

Female-friendly Mosque; Justine Greening; the New Female Viagra

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michelle Obama is in London to promote the US president's Let Girls Learn initiative. And a look at what the UK government is doing to support education for girls around the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Justine Greening
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Barker
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki van der Gaag
Interviewed Guest:
Bana Gora
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Graham
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Sheryl Kingsberg
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Campbell

Woman's Hour

Columnist Sarah Vine, The Human Rights Act and Rape Survivors, Women in Engineering

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Woman's Hour 2015 Power List judge Sarah Vine talks about her work as a columnist, and Professor Dame Ann Dowling talks about women in engineering. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Vine
Interviewed Guest:
Clive Coleman
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Wistrich
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Dowling
Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Bunting
Interviewed Guest:
Lizi Patch

Woman's Hour

Kellie Maloney

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kellie Maloney discusses a career in boxing before and after gender realignment surgery, plus engineer Tamsin Smith, and how girls are learning about periods. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kellie Maloney
Interviewed Guest:
Tamsin Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Gadd
Interviewed Guest:
Verity Sullivan
Interviewed Guest:
Malka Marom
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Woman's Hour

Rosamund Lupton's love affair with the Northern Alaskan landscape, Does anorexia have a genetic link?

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Rosamund Lupton talks about her latest novel. Plus a discussion on whether eating disorders have a genetic link and how to help people recover faster. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Ulrike Schmidt
Interviewed Guest:
Issy Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Bulik
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Howell
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Lupton

Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour Power List 2015: Influencers

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Presented by Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey. The Woman's Hour Power List's top ten women with the most influence in the UK are named in a programme from the Radio Theatre in London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Panellist:
Emma Barnett
Panellist:
Sarah Vine
Panellist:
Helena Kennedy
Panellist:
Gemma Cairney
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Woman's Hour

Anne Fine, Sian James, Women in local government, PTSD after birth, Seaweed

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The female perspective on the world, presented by Jane Garvey. As Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine is reissued, how have things changed for children of separating parents? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Fine
Interviewed Guest:
Sian James
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Ayers
Interviewed Guest:
Judith Blake
Interviewed Guest:
Nan Sloane

Woman's Hour

Annie Nightingale, Jenny Valentine, Sadia Azmat

Duration: 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Annie Nightingale talks about her career as a DJ at Radio 1. Plus stand-up comedian Sadia Azmat, and Jenny Valentine discusses her new book Fire Colour One. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Nightingale
Interviewed Guest:
Sadia Azmat
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Valentine

Woman's Hour

Kanika Kapoor, Depression and the menopause, Women and the Ashes, Sarah Moss

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey presents. Bollywood star Kanika Kapoor discusses her singing career, and Professor John Studd and Dr Pratibha Nirodi on the links between depression and the menopause. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kanika Kapoor
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Moss
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Connor
Interviewed Guest:
John Studd
Interviewed Guest:
Pratibha Nirodi

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Sophie Ellis-Bextor; Edith Cavell; Male body image

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sophie Ellis-Bextor. African singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo. Edith Cavell. How do men feel about their body image, and how does it affect their self-esteem? With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Interviewed Guest:
Angelique Kidjo
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Whitaker
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Granger
Interviewed Guest:
Sadie Nine
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Souhami
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Diedrichs
Interviewed Guest:
Glen Jankowski
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Hemmings

Woman's Hour

Women's magazines; The Archers' June Spencer; Yvette Cooper on sex education

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 three editors of women's magazines about how they balance their responsibilities to their readers with producing something they want to read. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Smosarski
Interviewed Guest:
Trish Halpin
Interviewed Guest:
Lebby Eyres
Interviewed Guest:
Yvette Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
June Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Anber Raz
Editor:
Ruth Watts

Woman's Hour

Liz Kendall MP, Man Up, SNP politics, Jane Squire

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Liz Kendall on why she wants to be the next leader of the Labour Party. Plus the SNP women who want to put their stamp on Westminster. Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Kendall
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Bicker
Interviewed Guest:
Tess Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Lake Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Alexi Baker
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Bardell

Woman's Hour

150 years of the Salvation Army, 2015 Power Lister Karen Blackett

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary, the programme takes a look at its work with women. Plus raising awareness of breast cancer in the over 70s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Harries
Interviewed Guest:
Delyth Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Blackett
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Read
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Veale
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Pichon

Woman's Hour

The killing of Farkhunda, The working life of women judges

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey hears the story of Farkhunda, the woman killed by an mob in Afghanistan, three women judges discuss their careers, and the latest in a series on men and relationships. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Eleri Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Toms
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Jeffree
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Baldwin

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

The latest on the US election and women: Donald Trump courting female voters and Hilary Clinton with declining poll ratings; how best to negotiate with grandparents over children. Show more

Contributors

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