Woman's Hour

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Weekend Woman's Hour: Chrissie Hynde, the Hairy Bikers, Robert Winston

September 12th, 2015

Episode 362 of 723 episodes

Chrissie Hynde's autobiography is called Reckless. She talks about a life in the music business during the 60s and 70s. Barrister Charlotte Proudman accused a senior solicitor of sexism after he sent a message complimenting her profile photo online. Belinda Brown from Conservative Woman blog and Louise Pennington discuss whether the response was appropriate. The fertility expert Professor Robert Winston on his criticism of the fertility industry: private, NHS and the regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. Luke Gittos and Professor Joanne Conaghan discuss his book, Why Rape Culture is a Myth. Ysanne Churchman, who played Grace Archer, tells us about a new Radio Four play which tells the story of her demise which so upset the Ambridge fans back in 1955. In our series looking at women who work in technology we speak to Vanessa Vallely about her work in coding. And we cook the perfect Mexican steak salad with the Hairy Bikers.

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