Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Felicity Kendal stars as Charlotte Bartlett, Lucy's spinster chaperone in Adrian Noble's tour of A Room with a View. Felicity first appeared on stage as a baby in 1947. Her father managed an acting troupe and she spent much of her early life touring India theatres with various parts in plays. She returned to England aged 17, and initially...

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LeAnn Rimes

October 24th, 2016

Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter LeAnn Rimes talks to Jane about her twenty-year career and performs her new single, How to Kiss a Boy. We continue with the Woman's Hour series, Becoming a Mother: A Hot Cup of Tea with Hollie McNish as she travels around the country speaking to mothers and father about how they cope with...

The award winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be discussing parenthood, Michelle Obama and her new collaboration with a cosmetics brand. Hundreds of thousands of black GIs were stationed across the UK during WW2. Many had relationships with local women and some had children but, due to US laws at the time, they were usually refused...

Some say Aditi Mangaldas is to Kathak what Margot Fonteyn and Sylvie Guillem are to Ballet. The Indian choreographer, dancer and founder of Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company discusses her new show, Inter_rupted, working with the aging body, and her experience of bringing a woman's voice into the heart of this classical dance form. In Durham and...