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Presented by Jenni Murray. Caroline Lucas, the UK's first ever Green MP; actress Miranda Riason; Sierra Leone's First Lady, Sia Korome; and gender teaching in schools.

Presented by Jenni Murray. Caroline Lucas, the UK's first ever Green MP on her breakthrough into Westminster. Actress Miranda Raison talks about her role as Jo Portman in the hugely popular BBC One drama series, Spooks, and her latest venture in which she takes on the role of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIIII's notorious second wife, in two different very productions at the Globe. We look at gender teaching in schools and hear from Sierra Leone's First Lady Sia Korome.

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45 minutes

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Wed 19 May 2010 10:00


  • Caroline Lucas

    On taking her seat as the Green Party’s first member of parliament. A clarification: Labour is the Official Opposition party on Brighton and Hove Council and Green Party currently have 12 seats.

    Duration: 10:31

  • Sia Koroma - Sierra Leone's First Lady

    Veronique Edwards travels to the Presidential palace in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to meet the woman who spent her exiled years in a London council flat working as a nurse

    Duration: 05:22

  • Miranda Raison

    The actor discusses playing Anne Boleyn in two very different productions at Shakespeare’s Globe.

    Duration: 09:49

  • Brain-based learning

    Neurologist Paul Howard-Jones, Anne Moir who runs Brainsex Matters, and the NUT's Christine Blower discuss whether neuroscience should influence the way children are taught

    Duration: 15:47


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