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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Jacques Peretti goes back to Jackson’s beginnings, charting his rise and fall and seeking a fuller picture of this complex, contradictory character by exploring the clues that were missed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jacques Peretti
Interviewed Guest:
Donny Osmond
Interviewed Guest:
J Randy Taraborrelli
Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Zonen
Production Manager:
Michelle Clinton
Production Manager:
Imogen Stringer

Woman's Hour

kd lang, Science behind obesity, Teaching fertility in schools

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Featuring kd lang; conflicting advice over the fat we eat; teaching fertility in schools; award-winning writer Margo Jefferson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Anne Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
k.d lang
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Aphramor
Interviewed Guest:
Adab Peymane
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson

Woman's Hour

k.d Lang talks about the collaboration on her new album.

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

k.d. Lang on her new collaboration with singer-songwriters Neko Case and Laura Viers. Plus Jess Phillips MP on dealing with online abuse. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
k.d lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Grossman
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Brennan
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Devon
Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Ferrari
Interviewed Guest:
Camilla Long
Interviewed Guest:
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Ilya de Marotta
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Barnes

Last Word

Joe Jackson, Paul Lamplugh OBE, Myrtle Allen, Daisy Kadibil, Paddy Feeny

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on manager Joe Jackson, campaigner Paul Lamplugh, chef Myrtle Allen, escapee Daisy Kadibil and broadcaster Paddy Feeny. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Lizzie Bingham
Interviewed Guest:
Fern Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Olsen
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Costello

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Book of the Week

Negroland

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Socially accepted definitions of skin shade and hair texture governed the hierarchies of what made a black woman attractive in Margo Jefferson's 1950s Chicago childhood. Show more

Book of the Week

Negroland

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Margo Jefferson's father was a successful black doctor who wanted his family to enjoy the comforts of a white neighbourhood. But Chicago in the 50s was not open to all. Show more

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s life, this special film explores how her music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Norma Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Brown Jr
Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Gregg Field
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Mathis
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Cullum
Interviewed Guest:
Kenny Barron
Interviewed Guest:
Cleo Laine
Interviewed Guest:
Smokey Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Andre Previn
Interviewed Guest:
Patti Austin
Interviewed Guest:
Izsak Perlman
Interviewed Guest:
Will Friedwald
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Blackman
Production Company:
Eagle Rock Films