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Presented by Jenni Murray. Dr Karen Throsby on why she's preparing to swim The Channel for research into extreme sports. Emma Donoghue's latest novel 'Room' has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, she talks to Jenni about the themes in the book. Katie Derham on re-learning the violin after twenty years and apprenticeships - are they a good alternative to university?

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Wed 11 Aug 2010 10:00

Woman's Hour Chore Wars

Woman's Hour Chore Calculator - Promo

How equal is your household? Calculate the division of responsibilities in your home.

Woman's Hour Power List 2014 – Game Changers

Doreen Lawrence

Doreen Lawrence is named number one game changer.

Woman's Hour Takeover

Woman's Hour Takeover

Five remarkable women take over Woman's Hour for one week.

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