Jamie Oliver; Martha Lane Fox; Joyce DiDonato

Jamie Oliver cooks the perfect Singapore Noodles and talks about cooking on a budget. Can parents help children improve their reading or should it be left to the teachers? Plus can reading a novel really help to make you feel better? A look at the new research that shows that women who give up taking the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen are dying needlessly. Many give up because of the side effects which include hot flushes, sweating, tiredness and weight gain - what's been done to help them? Food writer Anya von Bremzen talks about her memoirs which look at the history of twentieth century Russia and the food that typified Soviet society. Digital champion, Woman's Hour powerlister and the youngest female member of the House of Lords, Martha Lane Fox on the importance of being connected. And Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato looks ahead to her performance at the Last Night of the Proms.

Presented by Jane Garvey.
Produced by Rebecca Myatt.

Release date:

Available now

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 Sep 2013 16:00


Role Contributor
PresenterJane Garvey
Interviewed GuestJamie Oliver
Interviewed GuestMartha Lane Fox
Interviewed GuestJoyce DiDonato
Interviewed GuestAnya von Bremzen
Interviewed GuestDaniel Ree
Interviewed GuestDelyth Morgan
Interviewed GuestAdrienne Morgan
Interviewed GuestPete Mountstephen
Interviewed GuestJo Saxton
Interviewed GuestElla Ber Too
Interviewed GuestSusan Elderkin
ProducerRebecca Myatt

Late Night Lauren Laverne

Late Night Woman’s Hour

Lauren Laverne and guests in intimate, frank and funny Late Night Woman's Hour.

The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017

The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017

Interviews and features to celebrate the craft of listeners and craft practitioners.

Woman's Hour video


Visual delights from Woman's Hour.

The best place to be a woman in Britain

The best place to be a woman in Britain

Interviews and features from our series.

Woman’s Lab tackles body image

Woman's Lab

The Woman’s Lab team head to Margate on a mission to change how we feel about our bodies.

Follow us on Instagram

Follow us on Instagram

Get all the pictures, videos, behind the scenes and more from Woman’s Hour