Woman's Hour

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WHNews: Billie Holiday; Mourning Relationship Break-ups

April 7th, 2015

Episode 191 of 724 episodes

On Woman's Hour today Emma Barnett is joined by singer Rebecca Ferguson and author of 'With Billie', Julia Blackburn, to reflect on Billie Holiday's legacy in the centenary of her birth. Sarah Gillborn, a third year psychology undergraduate at Leeds Beckett University, talks about the sexism and criticism she faced as a woman running in her university student union elections. How long is it okay to mourn the end of a relationship? Comedian Sam Baines, and columnists, Susie Boniface and Rosamund Urwin discuss. And author of new novel 'Disclaimer', Renee Knight, reveals what it's like to find fame in your fifties.

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