November 3rd, 2014
Episode 44 of 960 episodes
Au pairs and their host families - new research from Birkbeck indicates that there's currently little protection in terms of working hours, pay and living conditions. The Cuban born UK based conductor Odaline de la Martinez talks about why she's premiering part two of her Afro-Cuban Slavery Opera Trilogy at the London Festival of American Music. Giana Ferguson has written a book, Gubbeen: the story of a working farm and its food. She talks about cheese-making and life on the farm in West Cork. Hollywood actor Jessica Chastain talks about her new role in Interstellar. For seventy years the Colonial Nursing Association sent thousands of nurses to work in the colonies across the British Empire. Two former colonial nurses and Anne Marie Rafferty, Professor of Nursing Policy at King's College, London join Jane.
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