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Helen Hunt; singles; Rae Earl

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 January 2013

Helen Hunt on her new film The Sessions in which she plays a sex surrogate. Woman's Hour singles week: the cost of being single, sex, single by circumstance or choice, and being patronised by couples.
The author of My Mad Fat Diary, Rae Earl, on growing up in a Lincolnshire market town wrestling with lust, weight issues, and her mother.
The President of the Law Society, Lucy Scott Moncreiff on helping improve the prospects of women in business. Political Journalist, Margaret Heckle, on her biography of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. And Brooke Kroeger and Matthew Goodman tell us about Nellie Bly - one of the most famous women in America at the start of the 20th century she went around the world in 72 days.

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