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Presented by Jenni Murray. Jekka McVicar on cultivating and cooking with herbs. As Love Story opens on stage at Chichester we examine the sheer pleasure of a good weepie. Samantha Bond helps to uncover some classics of feminist theatre, and we consider the role of the Court of Protection.

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Thu 3 Jun 2010 10:00


  • Weepies: Why are they so popular?

    Director Rachel Kavanagh and Observer film critic Jason Solomonsa talk to Jenni about why we love a good cry.

    Duration: 13:44

  • Court of Protection Ruling

    Should Lawyers and Doctors be allowed to over-ride the wishes of patients? Liz Sayce, Cheif Executive of Radar and Nicola Mackintosh, solicitor specialising in mental capacity work discuss with Jenni.

    Duration: 09:34

  • Jekka McMicar and Herbs

    Organic Herb farmer and cook Jekka McVicar talks about growing, preserving and cooking with garden herbs.

    Duration: 07:57

  • The Actresses Franchise League

    Members of The Actresses' Franchise League supported the movement to give women the vote through plays. Actress Naomi Paxton and Director Samantha Bond explain why they're staging a revival show.

    Duration: 10:01


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