Examining all-female expeditions to Everest which have ended in tragedy.
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The development of genetically targeted breast cancer treatments. Plus gender equality.
Contemporary dance choreographer Lea Anderson on staying at the cutting edge of dance.
Botswanan judge and human rights activist Unity Dow on her novel The Heavens May Fall.
Elizabeth Burton-Phillips on what happened when her twin sons both became heroin addicts.
Justin Wintle on his biography of Burmese democray campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi.
Can designers trigger a consumer lust for green and ethical clothes? Plus, Kathryn Tickel.
Deborah Moggach on her story of the home front in WWI. Plus, hygiene and purity.
With Jane Little.
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With Jane Little. Drama: A Confidential Agent (Retired).
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With Jenni Murray.
With Jenni Murray. Drama: A Confidential Agent (Retired).
Acessing Tony Blair's legacy for women. Plus, Angela Hartnett on Italian family cooking.
Jilly Cooper discusses what keeps her writing. Plus, Niki Durbin, on her missing son Luke.
Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat on her new novel. Plus, cohabitation and seperation.
Beverly Knight on her eventfull year and recording an album in Nashville in three days.
EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace on the work and life of music hall legend Marie Lloyd.
Supermodel turned singer Carla Bruni on her love of English verse and album No Promises.
Why are women more likely to develop Multiple Sclerosis and what problems do they face?
Examining why the rate of stillbirths remains so high. Plus, mother and daughter singers.
Anne Oakley reflects on living in the imperfect human body. Plus, problems of widowhood.