Peace campaigner Eileen Daffern discusses her passion for social justice and feminism.
Katie Mitchell discusses directing British theatre. Plus the fight against AIDS in Africa.
A special show to mark the 90th birthday of the anti-apartheid activist Helen Suzman.
How to cope with heavy menstrual bleeding. Plus, new measures to tackle rape prosecutions.
In Saudi Arabia a rape victim can be imprisoned. How can this injustice be rectified?
Terri Irwin talks about the death of her husband, the Australian TV naturalist Steve Irwin
Can you really prepare a child for the loss of a parent?
What is the best age to get your children out of nappies?
Freediver Sara Campbell on breaking world records. Plus, lone mothers through history.
Ali Smith and Griselda Pollock discuss the enduring appeal of ancient myths.
Award-winning pianist Angela Hewitt plays live and discusses her love of Bach.
Singer k.d. lang discusses her musical career and her early country songs.
Broadcaster Libby Purves on the death of her son. Plus, Queen Godis on female hip hop.
Dame Judi Dench on her long career, her husband's death and sibling rivalry.
Comedian Russell Brand on his addictions, his mum, and his comedy style.
Do company directors avoid hiring women of child bearing age?
Actor Ruth Wilson on her career. Plus how to counter the loss of intimacy.
Supermodel Alek Wek on her childhood in Sudan and racism in the fashion.
George Best's sister Barbara on his alcoholism. Plus Jessica Hynes on learning to drive.
Michael Ball on his career and playing a fuller-figured woman in Hairspray.
Exploring how to diagnose dementia and the signals to look for.
Janey Godley on her comic inspiration. Plus how to deal with playground bullying.
Rising star of the Conservative party Baroness Warsi talks about engaging communities.
Listeners share their own stories of breast cancer.
Author Sophie Dahl discusses her teenage years and her relationship with her own mother.
What are the emotional implications for couples who split in their twilight years?
Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter on her songs composed by concentration camp prisoners.
Three sisters tell their story of life after breast cancer and surgery.
What is the psychological impact of secondary breast cancer?
Alan Bennett discusses his plays and supporting people affected by cancer.