With Jane Garvey. Including Sarah Gristwood on the filming of Breakfast at Tiffany's; the joys and perils of seeking the good-life abroad and should you put children on a diet?
Presented by Jane Garvey. This year marks fifty years since Breakfast at Tiffany's was filmed. Jane is joined by Sarah Gristwood to discuss its enduring appeal. Last week we devoted a special programme to re-launching yourself in midlife. Today we consider the joys and pitfalls of searching for the good life abroad. Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities Minister has suggested that children would benefit from seeing 'Made in Dagenham'. So how is the struggle for women's equality taught in schools? And is it ok to put your children on a diet?
Putting children on a diet
If you're worried about your child's weight, is it ok to put them on a diet? Tanith Carey and Prof Julia Buckroyd, Dir, Obesity and Eating Disorders Research Unit at Hertfordshire University discuss.
Midlife relaunch abroad
Have you dreamt of escaping to the sun? Jane discusses the pros and cons with Woman's Hour listeners who have moved abroad. They are joined by Sue Hitchens from Living Abroad magazine.
Is women's history hidden?
Flora Wilson, Head of History at a north London school and Joanna Bourke, Prof of History at Birkbeck College, University of London discuss educating children about women’s struggle for equality.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breakfast at Tiffany’s made Audrey Hepburn a global star. Sarah Gristwood, author of ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Official 50th Anniversary Companion’, talks about why this film still resonates today.