Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Exercise fads, Syrian refugees, Sophie Sabbage, Marien Clayden

March 17th, 2016

Episode 524 of 722 episodes

From aerobics to candlelit cycling, how to negotiate exercise fads to find a form of fitness training which will work for you - Professor Jean Williams and personal trainer Faya Nilsson discuss. Sophie Sabbage's new book The Cancer Whisperer builds on her own experience and aims to help other people to take control of their treatment. Angela Robson reports on the Syrian refugee women making their home in Lebanon. Janet Todd is an academic and a renowned author of books on women writers and the depiction of women in literature. Now she has written her first novel 'A Man of Genius'. This month, the Fashion and Textile Museum is exhibiting a retrospective of the works of the British-born designer Marian Clayden. Curator and textile historian, Mary Schoeser, joins us to talk about Marian's work . Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Eleanor Garland.