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Presented by Jenni Murray. Including 7/7 London bombings survivor Davinia Douglass on her recovery, and 24-year-old composer Alissa Firsova on having her piece played at the Proms.

Presented by Jenni Murray. Davinia Douglass was the 'woman in the mask' who became the image of the 7/7 London bombings, she joins Jenni to talk about her recovery. 24-year old composer Alissa Firsova on being commissioned to write a piece for this years Proms. As news of the Pakistani floods gets worse, what is the role of those who are involved in bringing humanitarian aid? And child development and the Victorians, Professor Sally Shuttleworth on her new book.

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45 minutes

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Tue 10 Aug 2010 10:00


  • Davinia Douglass

    Her first ever broadcast interview about being a survivor of the London bombings in July 2005.

    Duration: 13:43

  • Alissa Firsova

    Composer and musician, Alissa Firsova, talks about her composing and plays live.

    Duration: 12:07

  • Disaster relief operations

    Erin Noordeloos of RedR UK and Lauren Cooney of Medecins Sans Frontieres discuss the logistics of a relief operation.

    Duration: 07:49

  • The Victorian View of Children

    Prof Sally Shuttleworth of Oxford University on what Victorian literature tells us about their view of children.

    Duration: 07:27


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