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Night Waves

Amy Tan, Strange Blooms, Francois Mitterrand

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Novelist Amy Tan talks to Anne McElvoy about her new book The Valley of Amazement, set in China and America and spanning the first half of the 20th century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Shobana Jeyasingh
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Short

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama exploring the relationships between four Chinese women and their American-born daughters. An adaptation of Amy Tan's powerful novel, starring Diane Baker and Kieu Chinh. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Jordan:
Diane Baker
Rose Hsu Jordan:
Rosalind Chao
Lena St. Clair:
Lauren Tom
Lindo Jong:
Tsai Chin
Old Chong the Piano Teacher:
Victor Wong
Producer:
Ronald Bass
Writer:
Amy Tan

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Woman's Hour

Amy Tan; Baroness Hale; Women's sexual behaviour; Parliamentarian of the year

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray meets movelist Amy Tan and Baroness Hale, the most senior woman in the British judiciary. Plus women's sexual behaviour, and the Parliamentarians of the year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Brenda Hale
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Orbach
Interviewed Guest:
Natascha Engel
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Creasy