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Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Being powerful; Sigrid Rausing; Baby names

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

How to be a powerful woman. Sigrid Rausing. Brene Brown on vulnerability. Later motherhood. Old-fashioned baby names. Florence Knight cooks the perfect warm summer salad. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Ruby McGregor-Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Garraway
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Kingswood
Interviewed Guest:
Claudia Spahr
Interviewed Guest:
Sigrid Rausing
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Donovan
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Keeper
Interviewed Guest:
Brene Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Knight
Producer:
Emma Wallace

Woman's Hour

Office parties, Lilya Brik, The Fix: Women and Addiction

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Christmas parties, Russian muse Lilya Brik and getting through addiction. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Nianias
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Fast
Interviewed Guest:
Emla Fitzsimons
Interviewed Guest:
Ronny Cheung
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Woman's Hour

Agony Aunts, Katy Morgan-Davis, Women as Councillors,

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Now that we can google everything, do we still need agony aunts to offer us comfort and advice? Population growth and how to stabilise it through universal access to contraception. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Katy Morgan-Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Cairney
Interviewed Guest:
Kindy Sandhu
Interviewed Guest:
Rashmi Becker
Interviewed Guest:
Adrienne Armorer

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Madonna at 60, Travelling alone, Breadwinners

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, including Madonna turning 60, what it is like to go travelling as a lone woman, and are you embarrassed to be the main breadwinner? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia Patterson
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Wilkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Abrahams
Interviewed Guest:
Madeleine Starr
Interviewed Guest:
Tolani Shoneye
Interviewed Guest:
Kelechi Okafor
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Grace
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Argent
Interviewed Guest:
Mandy Appleyard
Interviewed Guest:
Siam Goorwich
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Parkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Gardener
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop

Woman's Hour

Natalie Bennett, Bridget Jones, Making underwear, Women and the Russian Revolution, are young people having less sex?

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Natalie Bennett, the outgoing leader of the Green Party, Bridget Jones 20 years on, the Russian Revolution through women's eyes; and are young people having less sex? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Hattie Crisell
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Girl On The Net
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy Buchanan

Woman's Hour

Mediation in divorce, Being 90

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Why are so few couples filing for divorce being made to attend compulsory mediation sessions? Plus, a celebration of being 90, and a look back at the life of Victoria Wood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Nash
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Marcus
Interviewed Guest:
Honour Harlow
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Sali Hughes

Woman's Hour

Owning our ambition, The work of print maker Helena Markson, Sophie Walker of the Women's Equality Party.

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Diversity leader Funke Abimbola on why we should own our ambition. Sophie Walker, leader of the Women's Equality Party. Plua we celebrate print maker Helena Markson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Funke Abimbola
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Mason
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop

Woman's Hour

Liane Carroll, the night before Christmas, Bishop Rachel

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Award-winning jazz singer Liane Carroll performs live. At home for Christmas, but whose home and what does that mean? And we hear of Christmas past from the Woman's Hour archive. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Lianne Carroll
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Treweek
Interviewed Guest:
Christina Hardyment
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Buist
Interviewed Guest:
Rhodri Marsden
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Morley
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Woman's Hour

World Aids Day: Nozandulela 'Nozi' Samela; John Maddox Prize Winner; Party Socks

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Nozandulela 'Nozi' Samela; Party Socks; John Maddox Prize Winner; Alexandra Kollontai; Trinh T Minn La. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nozandulela Samela
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Rochell
Interviewed Guest:
Riko Muranaka
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Trinh Minh-ha

Woman's Hour

Addiction, Nina Stibbe, Outsourcing parenting, Russian heroines

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

'Georgia's' story of spiralling addictions. Nina Stibbe on the comedy of Christmas. Viv Groskop with the story of a Russian heroine. Plus would you outsource your parental duties? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nina Stibbe
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Nana Akua
Interviewed Guest:
Laverne Antrobus
Reporter:
Milly Chowles

Open Book

Jessie Burton and Summer Reads

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jessie Burton takes Mariella Frostrup back to Golden Age Amsterdam with The Miniaturist, plus Viv Groskop and Matt Haig on this summer's best beach reads and Deborah Levy at home. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jessie Burton
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy

Saturday Review

Dark River, The B*easts, BBC TV's Civilisations, Fire Sermon, Pop! Art in Chichester

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ruth Wilson in Dark River, The B*easts at London's Bush Theatre, BBC TV's new series Civilisations, Fire Sermon by Jamie Quatro, Pop! Art in a Changing Britain in Chichester. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Maltby
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Salome, Frantz, Anything's Possible, Giacometti, 3 Girls

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Yaël Farber's Salome at NT, Francois Ozon's film Frantz, Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout , Giacometti at Tate Modern, BBC TV dramatises the Rochdale abuse case. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Blake Morrison
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Barb Jungr
Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Trackers of Oxyrhynchus, Endless Poetry, Taboo, History of Wolves, On Kosovo Field.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Finborough Theatre's Trackers of Oxyrhynchus, Jodorowsky's Endless Poetry, BBC TV Taboo, Emily Fridlund's History of Wolves, On Kosovo Field a radio drama with music by PJ Harvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Producer:
Oliver Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty

Saturday Review

Lionel Shriver, Everybody Wants Some!!, Green Room, The Complete Deaths, Gillian Wearing

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lionel Shriver's The Mandibles, Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!, horror film Green Room, Spy Monkey's The Complete Deaths, and Gillian Wearing's A Room With Your Views. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Nymphomaniac; True Detective; A Taste of Honey

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Will Gompertz and guests review Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac, a new National Theatre production of A Taste of Honey, and Beautiful Science at the British Library. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Gompertz
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Slovo
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Saturday Review

22/04/2017

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in Their Finest. Christopher Hampton's The Philanthropist, Lisa McInerny's new novel The Blood Miracles, Ashley Bickerton, The Hours on Radio 4. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Jane Unsworth
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Live

Viv Groskop and Paul Sinton-Hewitt

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Viv Groskop and Paul Sinton-Hewitt join Aasmah Mir and Suzy Klein. Nick Hornby on his Inheritance Tracks. And how keeping chickens makes life worth living for a group of pensioners. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Sinton-Hewitt
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Stidever
Interviewed Guest:
Nelly Ben Hayoun
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Hornby
Producer:
Maire Devine

Saturday Live

Viv Groskop's comedy marathon; Paul Nicholas's Inheritance Tracks

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with writer and comedian Viv Groskop, the Inheritance Tracks of actor Paul Nicholas and author Sara Wheeler's first attempt to learn Russian. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sian Williams
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Nicholas
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Wheeler
Interviewed Guest:
David Chilvers
Interviewed Guest:
Carole Hough
Producer:
Harry Parker

Saturday Live

Gloria Hunniford

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Gloria Hunniford talks about her 70 year career; concierge, Nigel Bowen, reveals strange requests from hotel guests; and arctic explorer, Erling Kagge, on the joy of silence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Shaun Keaveny
Interviewed Guest:
Gloria Hunniford
Interviewed Guest:
Erling Kagge
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Bowen
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Ball
Producer:
Louise Corley