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Woman's Hour

Make-up for women of colour, Inheritance, A history of military knitting

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Are there too few make-up choices for women of colour? Plus dealing with inheritance, knitting for the military across three centuries and the success of female violinists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Meek
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Adepoju
Interviewed Guest:
Kuba Shand-Baptiste
Interviewed Guest:
Joyce Meader
Interviewed Guest:
Tasmin Little
Interviewed Guest:
Mathilde Milwidsky

Woman's Hour

Kim Cattrall, Jess Phillips tribute to Jo Cox MP, Beekeeping

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Presented by Jane Garvey. Kim Cattrall discusses a second series of Sensitive Skin, Mary Berry on beekeeping, and how should the news media cover FGM? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Cattrall
Interviewed Guest:
Leyla Hussein
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Berry
Interviewed Guest:
Caz Graham

Woman's Hour

Listener week: Rubbish friends, Adult orphans, 170 years of family recipes

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

We speak to two listeners about the experience of becoming adult orphans, and we hear from a group of friends who pick litter together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Humphries
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Samuel
Interviewed Guest:
Lara Clements
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Mallin
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Unwin
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Squier
Interviewed Guest:
Etta Lloyd-Jones

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Woman's Hour 2015 Power List - Influencers

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Woman's Hour 2015 Power List: Influencers. Plus being a music agent and comedian Bridget Christie on 'A Book for Her (and for him, if he can read)'. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Vine
Interviewed Guest:
Helena Kennedy
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Shepherdson
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Cairney
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Banks
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Ping

Woman's Hour

Men and relationships, Amnesty International sex work debate, Penelope Mortimer

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Suzi Godson hears about young men's attitudes to commitment, jockey Hayley Turner discusses women in horse racing, and Amnesty International's review of the sex trade is explored. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Hayley Turner
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke

Woman's Hour

Iris Murdoch, Coil contraceptive, Parenting girls

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Iris Murdoch's life, writing and philosophy. Plus parenting girls, relationships after retirement and the coil contraceptive - just how much does it hurt? With Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
James Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Hayman
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Rowe
Interviewed Guest:
Bidisha
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
David Ainger
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Armitage
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Hutt

Woman's Hour

Grayson Perry on the descent of man

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Grayson Perry discusses his book The Descent of Man, asking what would happen if we rethought conventional ideas of manhood. What might be in it for men? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Keegan Hirst
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Lott
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Bartlett
Interviewed Guest:
Testament

Woman's Hour

New Year new job; A comedian's guide to small talk

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Are the family courts failing vulnerable women? Plus a comedian's guide to New Year parties. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Zarghuna Kargar
Interviewed Guest:
Helena Earnshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Bethan Darwin
Interviewed Guest:
Elspeth Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Stephens
Interviewed Guest:
Pippa Evans

Woman's Hour

Men on their manhood

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Supreme Court abortion ruling explained, Tracy Brabin on life as the MP for Batley and Spen, and men discuss their masculinity and their manhood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Dreaper
Interviewed Guest:
Tracy Brabin
Reporter:
Milly Chowles

Woman's Hour

Takeover week: Zawe Ashton

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Actor, writer, producer and director Zawe Ashton guest edits. Fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic on the influence of her background in architecture. Ayanna Witter-Johnson performs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Roksanda Ilincic
Interviewed Guest:
Emma McQuiston
Interviewed Guest:
Afua Hirsch

Woman's Hour

Violinist Nicola Benedetti; The First Female MPs

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

With violinist Nicola Benedetti, a celebration of 100 years of women MPs - how much has changed? - and another Craft Prize finalist ceramic artist, Alison Britton, is highlighted. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Yvette Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Britton
Interviewed Guest:
Milly Ingham
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Peach
Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Stait
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Faulkner

Woman's Hour

Takeover Week: Nimko Ali

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The outspoken anti-FGM and women's rights activist Nimko Ali is the second of five remarkable women taking over this week. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nimko Ali
Interviewed Guest:
Azza Soliman

Woman's Hour

Underwear: What do we wear and who is it for?

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

At a time when what women wear and where they wear it is the subject of fierce political debate, we discuss women's most intimate clothing choice - their underwear. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Rowan Pelling
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Minamore
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Cordner
Interviewed Guest:
Ade Hassan
Interviewed Guest:
Stacey Duguid
Interviewed Guest:
Janie Schaffer
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Eclair

Woman's Hour

Sleeplessness and new mothers, Margaret Drabble on Janet Frame, Are high street prices sexist?

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Margaret Drabble celebrates the New Zealand author Janet Frame. How serious is sleeplessness after birth? And why do pink razors always cost more? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Marie Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy Buchanan
Interviewed Guest:
Mia Scotland
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Horne
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Drabble

Woman's Hour

Camila Batmanghelidjh

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company, talks to Jenni Murray about shutting down the children's charity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Camila Batmanghelidjh

Woman's Hour

Donald Trump and women, The life of Angela Carter, Is it time for a Good Sex Award?

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey discusses misogyny in the US presidential election. The life and work of Angela Carter. And is it time for a literary award to acknowledge well-written sex? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Weber
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund Gordon
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Moylett
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Levine

Front Row

Steven Soderbergh returns to film-making with Logan Lucky

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Steven Soderbergh on his heist movie Logan Lucky, the challenge of adapting the Cormoran Strike novels, plus a new poetic form - the 'golden shovel'. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steven Soderbergh
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Kahn
Interviewed Guest:
Indigo Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Gwendolyn Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Richards

Front Row

Suranne Jones returns as Doctor Foster, Lancashire's Fabrications Festival, Josephine Barstow on Sondheim's Follies

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Suranne Jones on her return to the Doctor Foster role; Lancashire's Fabrications Festival; and the director and cast of Stephen Sondheim's rarely-staged musical, Follies. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Suranne Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Janie Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Josephine Barstow
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Riddell
Presenter:
John Wilson

Front Row

Sir Peter Hall remembered

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Theatre, film and opera director Sir Peter Hall is remembered by friends and colleagues who reflect on his contribution to the arts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Ewing
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Nunn
Interviewed Guest:
David Edgar
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Billington

Front Row

Benny Andersson, Sophie Wu, National Poetry Day

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Benny Andersson plays from his new album and Sophie Wu talks about her new play Ramona Tells Jim. Plus a review of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian on the stage. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Benny Andersson
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Wu
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Marlowe
Interviewed Guest:
William Sieghart
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang