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Presented by Jane Garvey. Earlier this year the adventurer James Cracknell suffered a brain injury. Jane is joined by his wife Beverley Turner to talk about how their world has changed. Elizabeth Linley was a famed 18th soprano. As her most famous opera opens in London, we discuss her life and legacy. Frank Field has said that the life chances of most poorer children are set by their 5th birthday. Is this correct? And, Claire Rayner regularly appeared on Woman's Hour for more than fifty years. We commemorate her life.

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Tue 12 Oct 2010 10:00

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