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Woman's Hour

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Weekend WH: Jane Hawking & Gingham

January 3rd, 2015

Episode 106 of 758 episodes

Jane Hawking talks about her marriage to the cosmologist Stephen and her reaction to seeing herself on screen in the film based on her autobiography Travelling to Infinity. We celebrate women who have excelled in sport in the last year and ask if women's sport is finally getting the attention it deserves? Ruffles, gingham and wearing all white are going to be in fashion this summer. So what will you be avoiding and what will you be wearing? On May 7th Britain goes to the polls to vote in a General Election so how will the politicians from all parties be trying to appeal to women voters? We have advice on how to rid yourself of friendships that are no longer working. We hear from the Master of the Queen's Music Judith Weir on being the first woman ever to have held the post in its 400 year history. The National Lottery is 20 years old but what is it really like to hit the jackpot? We hear from two women on how the money has changed their lives.

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