Woman's Hour

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Priscilla Presley; Is there a gay dialect? Secondary breast cancer

October 30th, 2015

Episode 404 of 721 episodes

Priscilla Presley on her long career in show business and keeping Elvis' memory alive. Catherine Priestley, Clinical Nurse Specialist for the charity Breast Cancer Care, on the diagnosis and treatment of secondary breast cancer. Is there a gay dialect? Benjamin Cohen, Editor of Pink News and Dr Lucy Jones, Assistant Professor of Sociolinguistics at the University of Nottingham, discuss. Shami Chakrabarti was Chair of Judges in 2015 for the Women's Prize for Fiction. The winner that year was 'How to be Both' by Ali Smith. Shami talks about why she describes the book as 'not only good book, but a great book'. You can vote now for your 'Best of the Best' over the last ten year's of winners. Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Eleanor Garland.