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Last Word

An Irish poet, a woman stockbroker, a Roma King and a Welsh rugby player

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister remembers Irish poet Seamus Heaney, the New York stockbroker Muriel Siebert, the Roma King Florin Cioaba and the Welsh rugby player and commentator Cliff Morgan. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

A film director, a property developer, a radio operator, an actor and a rock legend

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituaries. Matthew Bannister remembers film director Antonia Bird, property developer Paul Reichmann, radio operator Robert Ford, actor Nigel Davenport and rock icon Lou Reed. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

A screenwriter, a champagne maker, a learning disabilities campaigner, a president, a Welsh poet and a music producer

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on novelist and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, champagne maker Henri Krug, learning disabilities campaigner Mabel Cooper, and Liberian president Moses Blah. Show more

Contributors

Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour Takeover

Episode 3: Naomi Alderman

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

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

Contributors

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:
Karen Dalziel
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Single women seeking IVF; Nicci French

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

IVF for single women. Bullying and academic attainment. The husband-and-wife team Nicci French on writing together. Stella Rimington and female spies. School reunions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Liam Hackett
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Rose
Interviewed Guest:
Nicci Gerrard
Interviewed Guest:
Sean French
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Mead
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Graham
Interviewed Guest:
Petra Nordqvist
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Rimington
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Andrew
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Irwin
Interviewed Guest:
Bea Appleby
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Ditum

Woman's Hour

Celia Birtwell; Grayson and Philippa Perry; Breton stripes

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Offering a female perspective on the world. Jenni Murray looks at our changing relationship with clothes and fashion with guests including Celia Birtwell and Melanie Rickey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Celia Birtwell
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Rickey
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Fletcher
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Jane Butchart
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Feldman

Woman's Hour

Marriage certificates; Tourette's; football coach Pia Sundhage

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

This edition looks at whether marriage certificates are sexist, football coach Pia Sundage, Tourette's and children, and the life of communism's Eleanor Marx. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Gibson-Cranch
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Holmes
Interviewed Guest:
Pia Sundhage
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Criado-Perez
Interviewed Guest:
Audrey Collins

Last Word

A British composer, a Northern Irish MP, a Romanian architect, a German mayor and a British supercentenarian

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister remembers composer Sir John Tavener, SDLP MP Eddie McGrady, Romanian architect Anca Petrescu and German mayor Manfred Rommel. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Montgomery

Last Word

Paul Ausseresses, Olivia Robertson, Noel Woodall, Hugh de Wardener, Junior Murvin

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on General Paul Aussaressess, Archpriestess Olivia Robertson, car number plate expert Noel Woodall, kidney specialist Hugh de Wardener and singer Junior Murvin. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Currey
Interviewed Guest:
Cressida Pryor
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Willson
Interviewed Guest:
Gabrielle de Wardener
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Schrier
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz

Last Word

Peter O'Toole, Lord Roberts of Conwy, Colin Wilson, Joan Fontaine, Ronnie Briggs

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on actor Peter O'Toole, Welsh Office Minister Lord Roberts of Conwy, author Colin Wilson, actress Joan Fontaine, Great Train robber Ronnie Biggs. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

Roger Lloyd Pack, Prof Julian B Rotter, Hiroo Onoda, Rae Woodland, Ariel Sharon

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister remembers actor Roger Lloyd Pack, psychologist Prof Julian B Rotter, opera singer Rae Woodland and former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Jason
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Cranham
Interviewed Guest:
Doffie Rotter
Interviewed Guest:
Claudia Hammond
Interviewed Guest:
Nina Horrocks-Hopayian
Interviewed Guest:
Gill Horrocks
Interviewed Guest:
David Rayvern Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Bowen

Woman's Hour

The A-Z of Mrs P; Compensation for Libyan rape victims; Game Changers; Losing your mum

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A play about the woman who claimed to be responsible for London's first A-Z map, plus compensation for Libyan rape victims and the impact of losing your mother. With Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Barlow
Interviewed Guest:
Carmel McConnell
Interviewed Guest:
Nabila Ramdani
Interviewed Guest:
Laila Bugaighis
Interviewed Guest:
Gwyneth Herbert
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Samuels
Interviewed Guest:
Rachael Chadwick
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Hanson

Woman's Hour

Marlene Dietrich; Sex lives in the Arab world; Prostitution - the political debate

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Marlene Dietrich's life and legacy, writer and academic Shereen El Feki on sex lives in the Arab world, the political debate on prostitution and Clarissa Dickson Wright remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Mulrooney
Interviewed Guest:
Shereen El Feki
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Mactaggart
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Urquhart

Woman's Hour

Friendship

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Baroness Shirley Williams and Helge Rubinstein on their 60-year friendship. Dawn O'Porter on how female friends are portrayed in popular culture. Social pruning. Losing a friend. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Helge Rubinstein
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn O'Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Plume
Interviewed Guest:
Deidre Sanders
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Carnegie
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Plume

Woman's Hour

Cabinet reshuffle; Britpop; Warsan Shire; Marcus Setchell

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Who's who in the cabinet reshuffle. 20 years on from Britpop - where were all the women? Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Isabel Hardman
Interviewed Guest:
Cheryl Gillan
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Whiley
Interviewed Guest:
Sonya Madan
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Setchell
Interviewed Guest:
Warsan Shire

Woman's Hour

Friendship

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Can men and women be friends? Geoff Lloyd explains the benefits of having a good friend of the opposite sex and Vanessa Feltz talks about losing her friends after her divorce. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Presenter:
Tim Samuels
Interviewed Guest:
Geoff Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Ellen
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Ivison
Interviewed Guest:
Anjula Muntanda
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Speakman Cordall
Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Feltz

Last Word

Richard Attenborough, Helen Bamber, BKS Iyengar, Sam Galbraith, Bill Kerr

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituaries. Matthew Bannister remembers film director Lord Attenborough, human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, yoga guru BKS Iyengar and neurosurgeon and Labour MSP Sam Galbraith. Show more

Contributors

Woman's Hour

Clare Balding; Embarrassing parents; Nana Mouskouri

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Clare Balding talks to Jenni Murray about being openly gay, her rather eccentric family and live reporting. Jenni also talks to international music star Nana Mouskouri. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
Mamen Sanchez Perez
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Nana Mouskouri

Woman's Hour

June Mottershead; Maddy Prior

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

June Mottershead, whose story inspired TV series Our Zoo, Maddy Prior on 45 years in folk music, the hard sell of beauty products, and what is being done to get more women elected? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Newton
Interviewed Guest:
Gloria De Piero
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Swinson
Interviewed Guest:
June Mottershead
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Gail Parminter
Interviewed Guest:
Maddy Prior

Woman's Hour

Friendship

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Baroness Shirley Williams and Helge Rubinstein on their 60 year friendship, Dawn O'Porter on the portrayal of female friends in popular culture, social pruning, and losing a friend. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Helge Rubinstein
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn O'Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Deidre Sanders
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Carnegie
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Plume