Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Business of beauty, Portugal politics, Men and appearance, Geling Yan

December 9th, 2015

Episode 435 of 985 episodes

Why the British beauty industry is worth an estimated 9 billion - Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Innovation and Insights at market analysts Mintel and Telegraph beauty editor Sonia Haria discuss the money made from products. Portugal and women in politics - Alison Roberts, BBC correspondent in Lisbon talks about the success of Left Bloc party and its high profile women. Chinese novelist Geling Yan on new book Little Aunt Crane. Three young men discuss how their anxieties over appearance have affected their lives. Innovation in the kitchen - Catherine Carr reports on why the Americans still use the cup measurement system to make their traditional brownies and pancakes, with food writer Bee Wilson. Jane Garvey talks to three young men about how appearance has impacted on their lives. Presenter: Jenni Murray.

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