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Woman's Hour

Women and the Circus

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

250 years after the circus was first founded in Britain, how important is the art form today? And how has the role of women in the circus changed over the years? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Dea Birkett
Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Toulmin
Interviewed Guest:
Vicki Amedume
Interviewed Guest:
Ellie Dubois
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Averley
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Ramsay
Editor:
Erin Riley
Producer:
Olivia Cope

Woman's Hour

The reshuffle and women, Domestic violence statistics, Children of alcoholics, Death cleaning

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

How did women fare in the reshuffle? Plus the joy of death cleaning, being the adult child of an alcoholic, and poet Caroline Bird on how rehab inspired her work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley
Reporter:
Jo Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Margareta Magnusson
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Merrick
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia Walby

Woman's Hour

Learning to eat, The impact of the This Girl Can campaign on women's physical activity, Bisexuality

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Are fussy eaters born or created? Has the This Girl Can campaign been a success in getting women active? And three people share their experiences of bisexuality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Bee Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Joseph
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Jess Glynne, Disabled teenagers growing up on TV, Women's pensions

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning Jess Glynne performs in studio. Jane Garvey meets Emily and Zoe, who have grown up on TV in the series Born To Be Different. Plus women's pensions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Glynne
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Hood
Interviewed Guest:
Jade Lally
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Rennison
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, presented by Jenni Murray. Hibo Wardere talks about her fight against FGM in Britain. Plus, athleisure - when sportswear meets high fashion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Editor:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Hibo Wardare
Interviewed Guest:
Zaina Erhaim
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Orr
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Biggs
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Gwenno
Interviewed Guest:
Bernadette Wren
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Sasha
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Admiral
Interviewed Guest:
Kenya Hunt
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Gerada
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy Buchanan

Woman's Hour

Brexit Debate, Life After Infidelity, Olivia de Havilland at 100

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Female MPs and journalists discuss Brexit and the impact of the EU Referendum. Can you be forced to work in heels? And new statues of women steelworkers and Mary Seacole. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Leadsom
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Wollaston
Interviewed Guest:
Seema Malhotra
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth N Anionwu
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Kellaway
Interviewed Guest:
Yvonne Gallagher

Woman's Hour

Young Women and Social Media

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

From self-representation to political engagement, social media has changed the way we view the world, each other and ourselves. Emma Barnett looks at its impact on women. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Pentland
Interviewed Guest:
Ruby Elliot
Interviewed Guest:
Amalia Ulman
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Shepherd
Interviewed Guest:
Rossalyn Warren
Interviewed Guest:
Patrisse Cullors
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Dabiri
Interviewed Guest:
Mollie Goodfellow
Producer:
Olivia Cope
Editor:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Caring for a child with disabilities, Clover Stroud, Female police officers

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Listener Nakita's upbeat story of caring for her disabled son Nayan, how to deal with physical violence as a carer, Clover Stroud on her memoir and life as a female police officer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Noble
Interviewed Guest:
Yvonne Newbold
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Procter
Interviewed Guest:
Clover Stroud
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

On feeling like a carer not a mother, Treating fibroids, Anxiety about maternity cover, Antigone

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Feeling like a carer instead of a mother and doing it 24/7. Are women getting the right advice about fibroids? Anxiety about going on maternity leave. Mary Beard on Antigone. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kilm McPherson
Interviewed Guest:
MaryAnn Lumsden
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Jessamy Hibbert
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

'Period poverty', Catherine Mayer, Being cared for, Flowers as art, US women and guns

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

This edition covers UK girls too poor to buy sanitary products, how it feels to be cared for, Catherine Mayer on gender equality, 10,000 irises as art, and American women and guns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Mayer
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Louise Law
Interviewed Guest:
Tina Leslie
Interviewed Guest:
Monica Lennon

Woman's Hour

Women in adverts, Deaths of women in custody, Trigger warnings, Single dads.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Why are so many women dying in custody? Single dad Ed tells his story. The changing portrayal of women in adverts. Online trigger warnings - are they a good thing? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Lyon
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Waplington
Interviewed Guest:
Terri Apter
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Interviewed Guest:
Sorana Vieru
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsay Cley
Interviewed Guest:
Aline Santos
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

What has Trump done for women? Grandparenting, Erin Kelly, Stalking

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

What has Trump done for women in 100 days? How does it feel when your grandchildren move abroad? Tackling stalking online and in the real world. Erin Kelly on writing about rape. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Diane Furchtgott-Roth
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Russell
Interviewed Guest:
Angharad Rudkin
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Milly Dowler, Female cricket umpires, Dealing with discipline

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Milly Dowler's sister Gemma and mum Sally join Jane to talk about the past and the future. Sue Redfern on playing and now umpiring cricket. Tips for getting kids to do as you say. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Dowler
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Dowler
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Redfern
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Mewes
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Dowling
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Children and trauma, Charlotte Harris at Chelsea, Children of alcoholics, Tasha Eurich

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

How do you talk to children about terrorism? Hilary, the adult child of an alcoholic tells her story. Charlotte Harris at the Chelsea Flower Show, Tasha Eurich on self-awareness. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Reporter:
Jo Morris
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Sunny Kleo
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Tasha Eurich

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Angela Merkel, Giving birth in front of family, Charlotte Bray, Katharine Towers

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

This edition includes a look at a new Angela Merkel biography, and how common it is for children to witness childbirth and the issues it raises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Editor:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Qvortrup
Interviewed Guest:
Pam Butcher
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Duff
Interviewed Guest:
Jacque Gerrard
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Towers

Woman's Hour

Lying about your age, Sex education, MP Naz Shah on community cohesion

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

MP Naz Shah on community cohesion. Plus why some women lie about their age, gender pay equity in sport and whether complusory SRE would tackle sexual harassment in school. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Naz Shah
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Edwina Ings-Chambers
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Gordon
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Syed
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Elli Moody
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Laverne

Woman's Hour

Alexandra Heminsley, Women in parliament, Optimism, Ray BLK, Alcoholism

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alexandra Heminsley on her book Leap In and how swimming changed her. The latest plan to boost the number of women in parliament. Ray BLK performs. Can you learn optimism? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Heminsley
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Childs
Interviewed Guest:
Flick Drummond
Interviewed Guest:
Anneli Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Bennett
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

The experience of childbirth, Midwife Clemmie Hooper, Novelist Claire Fuller, Women's football

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Midwife Clemmie Hooper answers questions mothers are too shy to ask. Plus the Crawley Old Girls prove you're never too old to take up football and novelist Claire Fuller. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Clemmie Hooper
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Duff
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Fuller

Woman's Hour

Women and Work Stress, Remembering Vera Rubin, Introducing Nadia Rose, Domestic Service

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

New research suggests women are more stressed at work than men, why? Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell on astronomer Vera Rubin and rapper Nadia Rose performs live in studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Almuth McDowell
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Clow
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Unerman
Interviewed Guest:
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Interviewed Guest:
Nadia Rose
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Women and Teeth

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey presents discussion on women and their teeth, with dental advice in the studio. Including the transformative power of cosmetic dentistry when you are ashamed to smile. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Uchenna Okoye
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Hillman
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Bairsto
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Mowbray
Producer:
Erin Riley