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29/04/2010

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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 April 2010

Presented by Jenni Murray.

Harriet Walter has been celebrated for her roles on stage as Hedda Gabler, Beatrice and Cleopatra. Now she's taking on the role of the wealthy widow Livia in the Jacobean tragedy "Women Beware Women".

Pre-menstrual symptoms are experienced by many women in varying degrees of severity. One organisation believes some some GPs are still not taking the condition seriously enough.

Agony aunt and writer Bel Mooney on how she changed her life following the break-up of her 35 year marriage.

Is it more offensive when a woman swears? Are expletives from the mouths of women more shocking than from men, or is there a double standard here?

Chapters

4 items
  • Harriet Walter

    On her latest role as Livia in the Jacobean tragedy Women Beware Women

  • Pre Menstrual Syndrome

    Jenni hears from Lorraine in Newcastle who underwent a hysterectomy to deal with symptoms, as well as Nick Panay, Consultant Gynaecologist and Chair of NAPS and Dr Ann Robinson who is a G.P.

  • Bel Mooney

    Agony aunt and writer Bel Mooney on how she changed her life following the break up of her 35 year marriage.

  • Women Who Swear

    Jenni discusses women and swearing with Liz Hunt, Assistant Editor of the Daily Telegrah and with Susan Calman, stand up comedian and broadcaster

  • Harriet Walter

    Harriet Walter is starring as Livia in the Jacobean tragedy “Women Beware Women”.
    “Women Beware Women”, directed by Marianne Elliott, at the Olivier Theatre.

    National Theatre
  • PMS

    According to NAPS, the National Association of Premenstrual syndrome, some GPs are still not taking the condition seriously enough. They have sent out guidance on its treatment and diagnosis to every GP surgery in the UK. Jenni hears from Lorraine who underwent a hysterectomy to deal with the symptoms. To discuss treatment and diagnosis Jenni is joined by Nick Panay, Consultant Gynaecologist and Chair of NAPS and Dr. Ann Robinson.

    NAPS
  • Bel Mooney

    Bel Mooney

    Agony aunt and writer Bel Mooney on how she changed her life following the break up of her 35 year marriage.
    Her book Small Dogs Can Save Your Life is published by Harper Collins. ISBN-10: 0007318707 ISBN-13: 978-0007318704

  • Women who swear

    Are expletives from the mouths of women more shocking than from men or is there a double standard here? Jenni discusses women and swearing with Liz Hunt, Assistant Editor of the Daily Telegraph and stand-up comedian and broadcaster Susan Calman.

    Susan Calman

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