Woman’s Hour Daily Podcast

              Woman’s Hour Daily Podcast

              Woman's Hour brings you the big celebrity names and leading women in the news, with subjects ranging widely from politics to health, law, education, arts, parenting, relationships, work, fiction, food and fashion. Presented by Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey. Find out more at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour

              • Updated:
                Daily
              • Episodes available for:
                30 Days help

              Subscribe for free

              Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

              More help with subscribing

              Recent episodes (10)

              • Weekend WH: George Clooney & Clementine Churchill

                Sat, 23 May 15

                Duration:
                57 mins

                Available:
                29 days remaining

                George Clooney talks about his new film Tommorrowland. Despite being a crime, why has sexual harassment become a regular part of a woman's night? We hear from Emma Sky, the anti-war civilian woman who established herself as an essential political advisor to US Army top brass and the good friend to many Iraqis. The Bank of England is asking for nominations from the public for a visual artist to appear on the new £20 note. We discuss what female visual artist would be a good choice? We hear how Clementine Churchill, Winston Churchill's wife, played such an integral role, in his life and work. Michelle Obama has spoken about how she has had to fight black stereotypes when she was called a baby momma and uppity. So how do black women fulfil their potential in the face of such stereotypes? We talk to the football coach Annie Zaidi about what it is like to coach a team of men when you are a British Asian muslim in a headscarf?

                Download 27MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • George Clooney; 2015 Power List: Influencers

                Fri, 22 May 15

                Duration:
                45 mins

                Available:
                28 days remaining

                George Clooney on new film Tomorrowland; Rachel Treweek, first female diocesan bishop; First women's court in former Yugoslavia; Woman's Hour 2015 Power List: Influencers - Who influences women's fashion? Women in One recorded in Leeds.

                Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Cornelia Parker; Workwear for Clergy; Syria Update

                Thu, 21 May 15

                Duration:
                45 mins

                Available:
                27 days remaining

                Re-inventing the Magna Carta through the eyes of artist Cornelia Parker. As the conflict in Syria slips down the news agenda, we’ve an update on the country’s continuing humanitarian crisis. The Bank of England wants the public to suggest the name of a visual artist they’d like to see on a new £20 note, we discuss the female artists who would be eligible. We’ve more in our series of audio snapshots in which women answer personal questions about their lives. And how should women in the clergy dress for work?

                Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • KATE FLEETWOOD in High Society

                Wed, 20 May 15

                Duration:
                40 mins

                Available:
                26 days remaining

                Kate Fleetwood star of a new production of High Society at the Old Vic in London. Columnist and writer Polly Vernon on why she's a "hot feminist". AnnieZaidi on being a football coach in a headscarf and how do young black women combat the racial stereotypes which can be applied to them?

                Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Yvette Cooper; Emma Sky

                Tue, 19 May 15

                Duration:
                48 mins

                Available:
                25 days remaining

                Yvette Cooper on why she thinks she's the right person to lead the Labour Party. The young women dealing with sexual harassment in nightclubs. Emma Sky on her memoir, The Unravelling. Beverley Bryant on an exciting career in tech and her work updating the NHS. Women in One: our series of short interviews with women in Leeds.

                Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Clementine Churchill; Clogs; The "Motherhood Penalty"

                Mon, 18 May 15

                Duration:
                49 mins

                Available:
                24 days remaining

                Sonia Purnell on the original First Lady of Politics, Clementine Churchill. Is the clog the shoe of the season? And a discussion about the "motherhood penalty" whereby mothers' careers take a nosedive post children.

                Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Weekend WH: Emily Watson & Born Naughty?

                Sat, 16 May 15

                Duration:
                57 mins

                Available:
                22 days remaining

                We launch the 2015 Woman’s Hour Power List who are the 10 women who have the greatest influence on the way we live? Is bad parenting to blame for naughty children or an undiagnosed medical condition? Naz Shah is a mother of three born and raised in Bradford and now the Labour MP for Bradford West having ousted George Galloway by 11 thousand votes. She talks about her triumph following a bitter and controversial campaign. We hear from the screenwriter Tess Morris and actress Lake Bell about the new film Man Up. In September 1944, three women arrived in Auschwitz concentration camp each 2 months pregnant. They all gave birth in appalling circumstances. The three surviving children tell their stories and how the ‘babies’ met sixty five years later. Best selling children’s author Liz Kessler talks about her latest book involving a teenager coming out. And the actress Emily Watson discusses her latest film role playing the mother of the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret.

                Download 27MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Garden designer Jo Thompson; England Women’s Football World Cup hopes

                Fri, 15 May 15

                Duration:
                45 mins

                Available:
                21 days remaining

                With this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show only days away, we talk to designer Jo Thompson about her all women team and her creation for this year's show. "Vivaldi's Women" is an all-female ensemble of singers and players which aims to recreate the sound of Vivaldi's Figlie di Choro. We discuss the history and the choir's unique vocal range. A new BBC TV series features the work of detectives from the Greater Manchester Police’s Serious Sexual Offences Unit. What's it like to tackle crimes that carry the toughest sentences but have the lowest conviction rates? Plus how will England fare at the football World Cup in Canada this summer and what do we need or want from a Minister for Women?

                Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Frida Kahlo's Style; Naz Shah MP; Born Survivors

                Thu, 14 May 15

                Duration:
                45 mins

                Available:
                20 days remaining

                The clothes of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and the influences that led to her individual style, plus how to design and make your own Frida inspired headwear. Naz Shah defeated George Galloway in the General Election - what does the women's rights' campaigner hope to achieve as new MP for Bradford West? We hear how thousands of pregnant women in Nepal are coping with stress and complications caused by the recent earthquakes. The 'born survivors' of Auschwitz on how their mothers hid their pregnancies to avoid the gas chambers and how they were reunited sixty five years later.

                Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • WH Powerlist 2015; Liz Kessler

                Wed, 13 May 15

                Duration:
                41 mins

                Available:
                19 days remaining

                Jenni Murray is joined by this year's judging panel to launch this year’s Power List of influencial women. Liz Kessler on her first novel for young adults, Read Me Like A Book. Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year, Katherine Garrett-Cox. What responsibilities do universities have to handle sexual assault claims?

                Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              Terms of Use

              The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

              All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

               

              See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

              Play recent episodes

              You may also like

              File on 4

              • News
              • Factual > Politics

              A podcast offering Radio 4's award winning, flagship investigative series File on 4.

              Tue, 19 May 15

              37 minutes

              Pienaar's Politics

              • Factual > Politics
              • News

              John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster.

              21 hours ago

              79 minutes

              Stations
              Categories
              Schedules