Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Allison Janney, Mona Eltahawy

May 27th, 2015

Episode 249 of 985 episodes

Most famous for her role as CJ Cregg in The West Wing, actor, Allison Janney, talks about her new film, Spy. Writer, Mona Elathawy, explains why in her new book she urges the girls of the Middle East and North Africa to be immodest, rebel and disobey. Una Mullally discusses whether the yes vote to same-sex marriage in Ireland indicates a change in social attitudes. Alice Prochaska, Principal of Somerville College Oxford talks about her concerns around behaviour towards female students. And BBC political correspondent, Eleanor Garnier, looks at what to expect in the Queen's Speech. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

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