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Front Row

Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Laurie Anderson and the poetry of Lou Reed, events from the Brighton Festival including Three Score Dance, Morag Myerscough and the art of Corita Kent, plus film news from Cannes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Laurie Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Three Score Dance
Interviewed Guest:
Morag Myerscough

Front Row

Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Star Wars, Andrew Sean Greer, Comic novels

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Phoebe Waller-Bridge on playing a female droid in the Star Wars franchise, plus Andrew Sean Greer on his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Less. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Sean Greer
Interviewed Guest:
Arifa Akbar

Front Row

François Ozon's L'Amant Double, Patrick Heron, Rachel Kushner

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

French director Francois Ozon discusses his latest film L'Amant Double, plus Patrick Heron at Tate St Ives and Rachel Kushner on her latest novel set in a US women's prison. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Francois Ozon
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Heron
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Kushner

Woman's Hour

Endometriosis, Juliet Butler, Gay parenting

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Endometriosis and the impact on relationships, Juliet Butler on her friendship with conjoined twins Masha and Dasha, and Sarah Hagger-Holt and David Ledain on being a gay parent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hagger-Holt
Interviewed Guest:
David Ledain

Woman's Hour

Erla Bolladottir, Clothes for zero gravity, Katharine Welby-Roberts

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Erla Bolladottir and the double-murder that rocked Iceland in the 1970s. Astronaut Dr Helen Sharman and Dr Barbara Brownie on designing clothes for zero gravity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Erla Bolladottir
Interviewed Guest:
Helga Arnardottir
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Welby-Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Sharman
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Brownie

Woman's Hour

Daughters estranged from their mothers, Parenting for self-esteem

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Daughters who no longer speak to their mothers; Partition and the legacy of trauma across three generations of women; parenting to build self-esteem in children. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Jordan
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Cherry

Woman's Hour

Life after Widowhood, Female celebrity feuds

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Three women talk about their experiences of dating again after the death of their partner. And are antifeminist attitudes at work in the reporting of female celebrity feuds? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Finn
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Snapes
Interviewed Guest:
Bolu Babalola

Woman's Hour

Mixed Culture Friendship, Social Media Influencers, Australia and Voluntourism

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Australia moves to ban 'voluntourism' in orphanages in developing countries. Plus why female social influencers are earning more than men, and Lord of the Flies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Nhep
Interviewed Guest:
Georgette Mulheir
Interviewed Guest:
Brooke Erin Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Helen O'Hara

Woman's Hour

The Woman's Hour Craft Prize exhibition opens, and Hermione Norris

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Hermione Norris and Cold Feet; Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh cook the perfect pavlova; pensions and women born in the 1950s; Craft Prize. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Hermione Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Yotam Ottolenghi
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Goh
Interviewed Guest:
Evelyn Mok

Woman's Hour

Children and anxiety, What next for Hillary Clinton?, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Women and Scottish Gaelic folk songs

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

What is behind a rise in childhood anxiety, and what can be done to help? What next for Hillary Clinton and women in US politics? Plus women in science and education. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kelly Dittmar
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Cherry
Interviewed Guest:
Isabella Goldie
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Elwell
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Mackay

Woman's Hour

Jill Saward, Osteoporosis, Career PAs

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The death of Jill Saward victim of rape who campaigned for victims of sexual violence. Plus osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment, arts and crafts, and dehydrated skin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Russell
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Miall
Interviewed Guest:
Amelia Scudamore
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Thurston
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Mayou
Interviewed Guest:
Kuba Shand-Baptiste

Woman's Hour

Mary J Blige and Carey Mulligan, Grace Mugabe

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mary J Blige and Carey Mulligan, the future of Grace Mugabe, social media poet Nikita Gill and Lisa Carne on protecting Belize's coral reef. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Mary J Blige
Interviewed Guest:
Carey Mulligan
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Law
Interviewed Guest:
Clionadh Raleigh
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Carne
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Wear
Interviewed Guest:
Nikita Gill

Woman's Hour

Dava Sobel, Miriam Margolyes

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Dava Sobel and the women 'computers' at Harvard Observatory who changed the understanding of the stars, eating disorders in older women, Miriam Margolyes and vegan mums. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Miriam Margolyes
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Quinn
Interviewed Guest:
Dava Sobel
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne O'Connell
Interviewed Guest:
Dilys Cluer

Woman's Hour

Women of the United Nations, Madeline Fontaine, Bereavement Support Payment

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Madeline Fontaine on designing costumes for the film Jackie. A mother's account of being a young widow. Muslim women in the US and the women who founded the United Nations. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Penny
Interviewed Guest:
Georgia Elms
Interviewed Guest:
Daniella Wells
Interviewed Guest:
Heidi Tworek
Reporter:
Jane Garvey

Woman's Hour

Tamsin Greig, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Single Parents

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tamsin Greig on playing Malvolia, Cosey Fanni Tutti on Art Sex Music, Cherry Healey and single parents, and Craft Prize - spotlight on glass. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Tamsin Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Stephenson
Interviewed Guest:
Cate Watkinson
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Cosey Fanni Tutti

Woman's Hour

Women jockeys in The Grand National, Louise Martin, Men writing female characters, Bump, Birth and Beyond.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray talks to Louise Martin, first female president of the Commonwealth Games Federation. Plus women jockeys and the Grand National, and men writing female characters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Ailbhe Conneely
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Gayle
Interviewed Guest:
Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Woman's Hour

Beth Ditto, Syrian hospital bombings, Fetishising motherhood, Sharon D Clarke, The Button Box

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Beth Ditto, Syrian hospital bombings, Sharon D Clarke on playing Ma Rainey, buttons and the stories they tell, and fetishising motherhood on social media. Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Rola Hallam
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Ditto
Interviewed Guest:
Flic Everitt
Interviewed Guest:
Jody Day
Interviewed Guest:
Lynn Knight
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon D Clarke

Woman's Hour

Lindsay Duncan; The Savile Review; Aoife Duffin

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lindsay Duncan on playing Clementine Churchill, the Savile review, and Actor Aoife Duffin in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing at the Young Vic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Westmarland
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsay Duncan
Interviewed Guest:
Mags MacKean
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Owen
Interviewed Guest:
Aoife Duffin

Woman's Hour

Jackie Kay the new Scots Makar, Shaping the Body

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Writer Jackie Kay has just been announced as the next Scots Makar, how food, lifestyle and fashion have shaped women's bodies, The Quest for Mary Magdalene and Penrose Halson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Kay
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Bodley
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Adlington
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Haag
Interviewed Guest:
Penrose Halson Halson

Woman's Hour

Angela Rippon, Northern Ireland Abortion, Women Fire Control Operators

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Angela Rippon on ageing well, abortion in Northern Ireland, philanthropist Maggie Doyne, women fire control operators and how to cook the perfect chapli beef kebab. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Rippon
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Murphy
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Doyne
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Pendlebury
Interviewed Guest:
Sasha Hitchins
Interviewed Guest:
Sumayya Usmani