Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Lynda Bellingham; Nancy Birtwhistle

October 9th, 2014

Episode 20 of 722 episodes

Lynda Bellingham joins Jenni to discuss her new autobiography 'There's Something I've Been Dying to Tell You', the decision she has made to stop her cancer treatment and her life as the Nation's "Oxo Mum". In the next part of series into historic sexual abuse and assault, Jenni speaks to Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, about the role of the Crown Prosecution Service in bringing these crimes to court. What are the CPS doing to ensure that victims receive justice? And how are they responding to the increase in historic cases of rape and sexual assault? As part of Woman's Hour "Chore Wars", we explore what happens when people can no longer take on household work because of disability and illness, and we ask how the chore gender gap impacts on our finances, careers and relationships.

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