Baroness Hayman, the Lords' first female Speaker, on women in the House of Lords.
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Performance artist Laurie Anderson on her life and work. Plus novelist Julia Leigh.
Actor Michelle Gomez on The Taming of The Shrew. Plus, author Julia Blackburn.
Bonnie Greer and Toby Young discuss whether mothers should be paid to stay at home.
Gwyneth Hughes on why Jane Austen never married. Plus, women in peacekeeping forces.
Composer Roxanna Panufnik on the influence of her Polish heritage on her work.
Isabel Allende on her family's story since the death of her daughter in 1992.
Murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence's mother Doreen on the charity established in his name.
Are parents who smack their own children unsuitable as foster parents?
Actor Brenda Blethyn on her life and career.
Actor Sally Hawkins on working with Mike Leigh. Plus, life after living in a cult.
Lisa Jardine on her role as head of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.
The challenges women face when setting up a new enterprise discussed.
How best to prevent forced marriages and honour-based violence in the UK?
Why is fertility treatment in the UK 'the least safe in Europe'?
Celia Robertson on her grandmother, the poet Joan Easdale.
Historian Katie Hickman on why she writes novels rather than academic papers.
British jazz legend Norma Winstone on how the jazz world has changed for women.
Heather Brooke on her battle to get MPs to publically account for their expenses.
Samaritans' chair Sophie Andrews on her abusive childhood.
The rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Plus, alcohol misuse among older women.
Harriet Harman and Liz Kelly on ending violence against women.