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Woman's Hour

Transgender Children, Anna Krien, Sharia Wills

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Including award-winning writer Anna Krien, families with transgender children, guidelines for Sharia wills withdrawn by the Law Society, and prospects for more female MPs in 2015. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anna Krien

Woman's Hour

Bette Midler, Women MPs, Anna Krien

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Including Bette Midler, women MPs, families with transgender children, and Maddy Prior on Steeleye Span. Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Bette Midler
Interviewed Guest:
Maddy Prior
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Krien
Interviewed Guest:
June Mottershead

Woman's Hour

Joan Armatrading; The legacy of pill inventor Carl Djerassi; Birds of a Feather actor Linda Robson

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Joan Armatrading reveals the inspiration for her music, how Carl Djerassi's pill changed women's lives and actor Linda Robson on how comedy can be used to tackle difficult topics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Armatrading
Interviewed Guest:
Audrey Simpson
Interviewed Guest:
Zarqa Nawaz
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Robson
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Stedman
Interviewed Guest:
Oriole Cullen

Woman's Hour

Writer Fay Weldon, Lorin LaFave on Internet Safety, Cultural Appropriation

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Writer Fay Weldon talks about her favourite short stories and new novella. Following the murder of her son, Lorin LaFave discusses cyber safety for children. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Fay Weldon
Interviewed Guest:
Lorin LaFave
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Mills
Interviewed Guest:
Yomi Adegoke
Interviewed Guest:
Emmanuelle Dirix

Woman's Hour

Caring for the Elderly, Meryl Streep, Author Helena Coggan

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The rising cost of caring for the elderly, Meryl Streep from the Woman's Hour archive, Viv Grant on giving leadership advice to head teachers and teenage novelist Helena Coggan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Meryl Streep
Interviewed Guest:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Helena Coggan

Woman's Hour

Hunger striker Nadiya Savchenko, the impact of disability and illness on relationships, women who built Waterloo Bridge

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ukrainian hunger striker Nadiya Savchenko, the impact of disability and chronic illness on relationships, the women labourers who built Waterloo Bridge and UKIP's women candidates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Maxwell
Interviewed Guest:
John Kemp
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Suzanne Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Sandra James
Interviewed Guest:
Rose Gibbins

Saturday Live

Mel Giedroyc

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Rev Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir are joined by Mel Giedroyc, Chinese sailing Olympic gold medallist Lijia Xu, novelist Dinah Jefferies and session musician Richie Tattersall. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Mel Giedroyc
Interviewed Guest:
Lijia Xu
Interviewed Guest:
Richie Tattersall
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Will Young
Interviewed Guest:
Dinah Jefferies

Saturday Live

Saturday Live with James Nesbitt

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles talk to James Nesbitt about new drama The Secret and the return of Cold Feet, and, in Stratford, JP Devlin talks to codpiece expert Victoria Bartels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
James Nesbitt
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Wilson-Lee
Interviewed Guest:
William Lyons
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Kynaston
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Bartels
Interviewed Guest:
Kingsley Glover
Interviewed Guest:
Shaun Keaveny

Saturday Live

Actor, Writer and Comedian David Mitchell

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

David Mitchell talks about playing William Shakespeare in Upstart Crow, former footballer Ray Parlour reflects on his career, and Amanda Holden shares her Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Hallam
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Parlour
Interviewed Guest:
Njambi McGrath
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Holden
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell
Presenter:
JP Devlin

Saturday Live

Denise Welch and Brendan Foster

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

In South Shields, Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles are joined by Denise Welch and Brendan Coles, with live music from The Wilson Family and Chris Rea's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Welch
Interviewed Guest:
Brendan Foster
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Young
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Rea

Woman's Hour

Kim Cattrall; Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party of England and Wales; Anti-Gang Education

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kim Cattrall discusses dark comedy Sensitive Skin; Natalie Bennett on why she believes her party is enjoying a 'Green surge'; Junior Smart on his anti-gang work in primary schools. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Cattrall
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Longfield
Interviewed Guest:
Junior Smart

Saturday Live

Jon Culshaw

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jon Culshaw and Beyond Bollywood creator Rajeev Goswami join Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir. With Inheritance Tracks from Alex Polizzi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Culshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Andraka
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Beagley
Interviewed Guest:
Rajeev Goswami
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Polizzi

Saturday Live

Boris Becker

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles with Boris Becker, who talks about his life and career, and crossword-compiling heart surgeon Samer Nashef. Plus Benedict Allen's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Boris Becker
Interviewed Guest:
Lorna Luft
Interviewed Guest:
Millie Katana
Interviewed Guest:
Hope Katana
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Samer Nashef

Saturday Live

Jenny Eclair

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Comedian and writer Jenny Eclair, entertainer Christopher Green and Alan Gardner, star of TV series The Autistic Gardener, join Richard Coles and Suzy Klein. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Eclair
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Green
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Bourne

Woman's Hour

Buffy Sainte-Marie, Health tests, Crime writer Margery Allingham

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Buffy Sainte-Marie on her five decade musical career; assessing which health tests, if any, are useful; the impact of fatherhood; and the legacy of crime writer Margery Allingham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Interviewed Guest:
Iona Heath
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Mackie
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Ripley

Woman's Hour

Sixth form transition, Cilla Black tribute, Cook the Perfect

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The programme explores post-16 education options. Plus, the business of flower festivals, Cilla Black tribute, Val McDermid on the work of Josephine Tey, and Claire Thomson cooks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Abramson
Interviewed Guest:
Patsy Kane
Interviewed Guest:
David Igoe
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Turner
Interviewed Guest:
Letitia Rivett-Old
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Martha Kearney
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Upson

Woman's Hour

Iranian fashion industry, Dragons' Den entrepreneur Ellen Green

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A look at why the fashion industry is booming in Iran, Dragons' Den entrepreneur Ellen Green and the legacy of Hillary Clinton's 1995 speech on women's rights. With Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Rana Rahimpour
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Adamson
Interviewed Guest:
Valerie Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Leidl
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen Green

Woman's Hour

The working life of Women Police Officers, Nannerl Mozart, lawyer Ann Olivarius

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Three senior police officers reflect on their careers; Nannerl Mozart, sister of Wolfgang Amadeus; lawyer Ann Olivarius on fighting for women's equality; the history of red hair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Helen King
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Holland
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Rolfe
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia Milo
Interviewed Guest:
John Irving
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Olivarius
Interviewed Guest:
Jacky Collis Harvey

Woman's Hour

The Woman's Hour Debate: Can Porn Empower Women?

Duration: 38 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey hosts a debate at the Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre. Can porn empower women? Guests include activist Sam Roddick and porn producer Pandora Blake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Roddick
Interviewed Guest:
Pandora Blake
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Brunskell-Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Clarissa Smith

Saturday Live

Tony Robinson

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people. Tony Robinson on his path to fame, NASA astronaut Mike Massimino on space, listener Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe on his unusual job. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma-Louise Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Ciaran O'Keeffe
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Harvey
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriela Montero