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Wednesday 09 June 2010

Presented by Jenni Murray. How fatherhood has evolved over the past 100 years, we talk to Jovelle Joubert, the daughter of a British citizen currently on Death Row in the United States, and as the Orange Prize reaches its 15th year tonight we hear from a panel of teenagers about their favourites, also as The Tate launches a new exhibition looking at the British cartoon tradition, we ask where are the women working in the field?


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  • Linda Carty - Death Row

    The daughter of a British citizen on Death Row in Texas joins Jenni to discuss the case, along with Peter Bottomley, MP.

  • Political Cartoons

    Why are most political cartoonists men? Anita O'Brien and Nicola Jennings discuss

  • Orange Youth Panel

    Kate Mosse - honorary director of the Orange Prize, and students Fergus Ewbank and Kate Edwards discuss selecting a favourite novel from the past 14 winners

  • Fatherhood

    How the role has changed over the last 100 years, with Dr Julie-Marie Strange and Nick Maddocks

  • Linda Carty – British woman on Death Row in Texas

    Linda Carty – British woman on Death Row in Texas

    Linda Carty has been on Death Row in a Texas jail for the past 8 years, convicted of a murder she says she didn’t commit. Her daughter, Jovelle Joubert, talks to Jenni about the avenues left to them to try to save her mother's life.

  • Political Cartoonists

    Jenni discusses why there are so few women cartoonists with Anita O’Brien, curator of the Cartoon Museum in London, and Nicola Jennings, caricaturist and former cartoon editor for The Guardian.

  • Orange Youth Panel

    The Orange Prize is celebrating its 15th year by selecting a panel of teenagers who have read all the 14 winning books to date and selected their favourite. They shortlisted Helen Dunmore’s A Spell of Winter; Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels; When I Lived in Modern Times by Linda Grant; Small Island by Andrea Levy; On Beauty by Zadie Smith and Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie. Jenni is joined by author, Kate Mosse, honorary director of the Orange Prize, Fergus Ewbank who’s 18 and Kate Edwards who’s 17.

  • The Changing Nature of Fatherhood

    Dr Julie-Marie Strange, Senior Lecturer in Victorian Studies at Manchester University and Nick Maddocks, Director and Editor of “A Century Of Fatherhood” discuss the revolution in fatherhood in Britain and how the role has changed over the last 100 years.

    BBC 4s Fatherhood Season begins with “A Century of Fatherhood,” on Monday 21st June.


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