Woman's Hour - Weekend Woman's Hour
Presented by Jane Garvey. David Tennant; Arlene Phillips; Ingrid Betancourt; your views on child benefit; and music from Marina and the Diamonds.
Presented by Jane Garvey. It's been nearly a year since David Tennant handed over the keys of the Tardis. Now he's back. This Sunday he'll star in 'Single Father', the story of a man bringing up four children alone, after the death of his wife. The CPS is considering whether to prosecute two campaigners for their graphic protest against abortion. When it comes to peaceful protest - what is publically acceptable? Arlene Phillips, best known for her work on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing talks about her life and career, views on the news series, and her latest project Flashdance the Musical. The Coalition Government plans to cut child benefit for those with incomes over £44,000 - we hear your views on whether it's fair or unfair to families. Ingrid Betancourt spent 6 years as a hostage in the Columbian jungle, she talks about her harrowing ordeal. Can being wrong ever be right? Kathryn Shulz author of 'Being Wrong. Adventures in the Margin of Error', debates the issue with columnist Johann Hari. Music from Marina and the Diamonds.
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 4:00PM Sat, 9 Oct 2010
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:00PM Sat, 9 Oct 2010
- Duration 60 minutes