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Presented by Jenni Murray. One of the cool looks of this summer is the humble pigtail. Sienna Miller, Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway have all been spotted with a plait - but can it shake off its associations with Heidi or Pippi Longstocking to be something for grown-ups?
Opera singer Catherine Malfitano on making her UK directing debut with a new production of Tosca at the English National Opera, a role she made memorable in a live broadcast with Placido Domingo with location performances from across Rome.
With the first advertisement on how to access abortion services about to be shown on TV, we discuss one charity's campaign to encourage people to talk openly about the choices when facing an unplanned pregnancy.
The new President of the Ramblers Association is on a mission to put the passion back into walking but how do you get children to go out in the first place?

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Thu 20 May 2010 10:00

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