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Weekend Woman's Hour

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 August 2010

Presented by Bidisha. 7/7 London bombings survivor Davinia Douglass became known as 'the woman in the mask'. She talks about the events of that day and the doctors who restored her face. Vanessa Feltz recently had a gastric band fitted - but how safe is the operation? As the government defer the pilot scheme for Domestic Protection Orders, what impact might this have on victims of domestic violence? Plus 24 year-old composer Alissa Firsova talks about Bach, 75 year-old artist Rose Wylie gives a tour of her house and studio and women beer drinkers - what is the appeal of real ale?


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