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Katie Hopkins, Infanticide, The Nutcracker, Manjinder Virk

December 17th, 2015

Episode 443 of 761 episodes

Columnists Katie Hopkins and David Aaronovitch discuss whether it is ever morally right to criticize someone for how they look. Infanticide law - As a 15-year-old girl was granted unconditional bail after being charged with concealment of birth, infanticide and manslaughter, legal journalist Joshua Rozenberg explains how long the infanticide law has been in place and how it works. The Nutcracker - Principal dancer Lauren Cuthbertson plays the Sugar Plum fairy in the Royal Ballet's production at the Royal Opera House. She told Henrietta Harrison how she prepares for one of ballet's most famous roles. Diana Henry the food writer shows Jane Garvey how to make chutney. Manjinder Virk made headlines earlier this year when she was named as the first regular Asian lead character in the ITV series Midsomer Murders. She also appears in Memsahib Emma, Radio 4's adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, set in mid-19th Century India. Jenni speaks to the award winning actor about her varied career.

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