Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


WHNews: Primodos; Ghost Stories; Watches; Dementia.

October 31st, 2014

Episode 41 of 720 episodes

Following a recent debate in Parliament, the government has announced that it is going to release all the information it holds on the drug Primodos - a hormonal pregnancy test which some people believe caused birth defects in the 60s and 70s. The author Joanna Briscoe discusses the essentials of a good ghost story with Professor Avril Horner. Judy Merry takes a look at a project which is screening films for people with dementia and their partners. Professor Roger Clough and Diane Armstrong from Age UK discuss the project. Watch maker and antiquarian horologist Rebecca Struthers talks about women and watches.