Sexual desire; Music Festivals; Yvette Cooper; Rick Stein

What Do Women Want? Daniel Bergner and Susie Orbach discuss female sexual desire. Powerlister Yvette Cooper shows Jane Garvey around her Castleford constituency. Rick Stein Cooks the Perfect fish curry. And Becky Burchell and Tania Harrison talk about running the Music Festivals Bestival, Camp Bestival and Latitude.

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Female Desire

Female Desire

This month sees the publication of a new book What do Women Want? by journalist Daniel Bergner in which he combines the latest research by behavioral scientists, sexologists and psychologist on female desire. It includes anecdotes and case studies to argue for a fundamental rethink on the nature of female desire. Daniel Bergner and writer and psychotherapist Susie Orbach join Jane in the studio.  

What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire by Daniel Bergner is published by Canongate

Susie Orbach’s latest book is Bodies (2009)

Rick Stein Cooks the Perfect…Fish Curry

Rick Stein Cooks the Perfect…Fish Curry

Rick Stein is best known for his love of fish and seafood cooked simply. He’s recently traveled around India and made a BBC TV series on the food of India. Today he prepares the perfect Fish Curry, which he says is fragrant with coriander and cloves, sour with tomatoes and tamarind and fiery with red chilli.  

Rick Stein's India is published by Ebury

Powerlister and Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper MP

Since becoming an MP, Yvette Cooper has been tipped for high office, becoming the first female Chief Secretary to the Treasury inTony Blair’s government. She was also the first minister to take maternity leave and with husband Ed Balls, was part of the first married couple to sit in Cabinet. Jane Garvey joined the Shadow Home Secretary and Woman’s Hour Powerlister in her West Yorkshire constituency to talk about ambition, the two Eds, and her battle with civil servants whom she felt excluded her while she was a Minister on maternity leave.

Music Festivals

Glastonbury is over but we are still in mid-festival season, and with the sun out now it’s goodbye to the wellies. Festivals are a massive logistical endeavor, and many women are at the helm making the festivals more than just about the music - people like  Emily Eavis who runs Glastonbury and Josie Da Bank at Bestival. So what does it take to bring together a major festival,involve the arts and to make it family friendly? Jane Garvey is joined by Arts Programmers Tania Harrison of Latitude, and Becky Burchell of Bestival and the family orientated Camp Bestival.

Latitude is taking place this coming weekend from Thursday, with coverage on BBC 6Music. Camp Bestival runs 1-4 August, and Bestival takes place from 5-8 September. 


Role Contributor
PresenterJane Garvey
Interviewed GuestDaniel Bergner
Interviewed GuestSusie Orbach
Interviewed GuestYvette Cooper
Interviewed GuestBecky Burchell
Interviewed GuestTania Harrison
EditorAlice Feinstein
ProducerLucinda Montefiore

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