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Lily Tomlin, The Chain with Samantha Morton, Mmabatho Montsho, Jackie Ashley

December 7th, 2015

Episode 433 of 985 episodes

Lily Tomlin US actress and comedienne, on her new film Grandma in which she plays an abortion-funding grandmother. She looks back at four decades as a gay woman on screen and her experience of the Hollywood gender pay gap. Mmabatho Montsho is a film director and her online series 'Women On Sex' is challenging stereotypes and myths about how black South African women feel about sex. The Chain: Samantha Morton begins our chain of inspirational women by talking to Jane about the woman who inspires her most. Samantha also discusses why she decided to speak publicly about the abuse she says she suffered as a child in a care home in Nottingham Jackie Ashley on becoming the new President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge which is Europe's only college for women aged 21 and over.

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