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Oscar winning costume designer Jenny Beavan talks about her career.

March 23rd, 2016

Episode 531 of 985 episodes

Oscar winner Jenny Beavan talks about her career designing costumes for films such as Mad Max: Fury Road, A Room with a View, The Kings Speech and Lolita. As the in and out camps argue over what a vote to remain or leave the EU would mean for women's rights, we hear from key figures on each side of the referendum debate. Remain campaigner Yvette Cooper MP joins Leave campaigner Suzanne Evans of UKIP, together with Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union law, University of Cambridge. Poet Vita Sackville-West is as famous for her love affairs as she is for her writing. Jenni talks to her granddaughter - the author Juliet Nicolson - about her new memoir 'A House Full of Daughters' which tracks the joys and sorrows of the aristocratic family. And Dr Pooky Knightsmith Director of the Children, Young People and Schools Programme at the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and Penelope Gibbs whose daughter struggled with anorexia on why they want more support to help schools deal with eating disorders. Presented by Jenni Murray Producer Beverley Purcell.

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