Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Weekend WH: Reese Witherspoon & Older lesbians

January 17th, 2015

Episode 120 of 720 episodes

Oscar nominated Reese Witherspoon talks about her new film Wild based on the bestselling memoir of Cheryl Strayed. We discuss the new advertising campaign This Girl Can about it’s aims to get more of us to take part in sport. Kate Gross died of colon cancer on Christmas morning. She was 36. Her mum Jean talks about the book Kate has written for her five year old sons Late Fragments: Everything I wanted To Tell You About This Magnificent Life. The television and film composer Debbie Wiseman talks about her latest project composing the music for the new BBC drama Wolf Hall. We discuss the lives of older lesbians and the hurdles they faced coming out. We find out if Denmark is really the happiest place to live in the world.