Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, Pensions, JoJo Moyes

September 26th, 2015

Episode 374 of 985 episodes

The actors Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore talk about their new film Miss You Already, female friendship Hollywood and women. Dot Gibson from the National Pensioners Convention and the Financial Times Pensions Correspondent discuss the impact of the current reforms on women. We hear one woman's story of how restorative justice helped after she was raped; while Louise Houghton and Jon Collins explain how the process can sometimes be used in serious cases of violent crime. The Barometer of My Heart - the theatrical performance based around men's experience of erectile dysfunction. The novelist JoJo Moyes talks about her new book After You, and why she couldn't leave alone the characters of her book, Me Before You. Tiffany Watt-Smith, author of The Book of Human Emotions, delves into the history of emotions and why some only exist in certain cultures. And we have music from London based folk band Stick in the Wheel.

Featured Podcast