May 15th, 2015
Episode 231 of 985 episodes
With this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show only days away, we talk to designer Jo Thompson about her all women team and her creation for this year's show. "Vivaldi's Women" is an all-female ensemble of singers and players which aims to recreate the sound of Vivaldi's Figlie di Choro. We discuss the history and the choir's unique vocal range. A new BBC TV series features the work of detectives from the Greater Manchester Police’s Serious Sexual Offences Unit. What's it like to tackle crimes that carry the toughest sentences but have the lowest conviction rates? Plus how will England fare at the football World Cup in Canada this summer and what do we need or want from a Minister for Women?
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.