Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Weekend Woman's Hour

May 23rd, 2015

Episode 243 of 721 episodes

George Clooney talks about his new film Tommorrowland and his views on being an older man in the movie business. Despite being a crime, sexual harassment has become a regular part of a woman's night out. We ask why and find out what is being done to stop it. We hear from Emma Sky, the anti-war civilian woman who established herself as an essential political advisor to US Army top brass and the good friend to many Iraqis. The Bank of England is asking for nominations from the public for a visual artist to appear on the new 20 note. We discuss what female visual artist would be a good choice? We hear how Clementine Churchill, Winston's wife, played such an integral role, in his life and work. Michelle Obama has spoken about how she has had to fight black stereotypes when she was called Obama's baby momma and Uppity. So how do black women fulfil their potential in the face of such stereotypes? We talk to the football coach Annie Zaidi about what it's like to coach a team of men when you're a British Asian muslim in a headscarf? Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed Editor: Jane Thurlow.