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Erica James

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 10 April 2012

Erica James on the publishing phenomenon that is 50 Shades of Grey. Olympic hopeful Natasha Baker on going for glory in the Para Dressage at London 2012. Connie Fisher on her return to the stage. Plus how effective are smear tests ?

Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Kirsty Starkey.

Chapters

4 items
  • Erotica

    Jane is joined by EL James and Rowan Pelling, the former editor of the Erotic Review, to discuss the enduring appeal of erotic fiction for women.

  • Paralympic Dressage

    Louise Adamson meets Natasha Baker, who competes in the Para-Dressage, and also meets her mother, Lorraine, who helps to coach her.

  • Cervical Cancer Screening

    Jane is joined by Dr Margaret McCartney and Professor Peter Sasieri to discuss whether or not women should be screened for cervical cancer.

  • Connie Fisher

    Jane is joined by Connie Fisher to talk about her singing voice and her starring role in the new production of the Berstein musical Wonderful Town.

  • Cervical cancer screening

    Glasgow GP Margaret McCartney has chosen not to have smear tests and says that women are not given balanced information about cervical cancer screening. Her views conflict with current advice. Jane is joined by Dr Margaret McCartney and Professor Peter Sasieri to discuss whether or not women should be screened for cervical cancer.

  • Connie Fisher

    Connie Fisher won the BBC talent contest 'How do you solve a problem like Maria?' in 2006. She shot to stardom winning the leading role in 'The Sound of Music'. After being told that she would never sing again, she has defeated the odds and takes the lead in the new production of the Berstein musical 'Wonderful Town' at The Lowry in Salford. Jane is joined by Connie Fisher to talk about her starring role and her voice.

  • Paralympic Dressage

    The next in our series of features meeting sports women who are training hard for London 2012. Natasha Baker is hoping to take part in the Paralympics. She competes in the Para-Dressage with her horse, Cabral. Louise Adamson met Natasha and her mother, Lorraine, who helps to coach her.

  • Erotica

    E. L. James is the author of 'Fifty Shades of Grey', the erotic novel which soared to the top of the New York Times e-book bestseller list - and which will soon be turned into a movie by Universal Pictures. Jane is joined by E.L. James and Rowan Pelling, the former editor of the Erotic Review, to discuss the enduring appeal of erotic fiction for women.

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