January 11th, 2016
Episode 465 of 725 episodes
Tracey Ullman joins Jane live to talk about her new BBC show, three decades after being seen on our screens in shows like Three of a Kind and Girls on Top. Since then she's become a huge comedy star in the US with The Tracey Ullman Show and other prime-time hits. Would allowing Westminster MPs to vote from home help create a more family-friendly parliament? Labour MP Tulip Siddiq and Dr Ruth Fox of the Hansard Society discuss. Former cycle courier Emily Chappell tells us about her life on the road as a delivering documents and packages in London. How what started as a stop-gap job in an emergency turned into a passion and way of life and how she got used to extreme exhaustion, and smelling like she'd never smelled before. Why are women still most likely to be burdened with the care of elderly relatives or friends? Caroline Abrahams of Age UK discusses the impact of caring with Tommy Whitelaw who spent five years looking after his mother who had dementia. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Anne Peacock.
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