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Presented by Jane Garvey. Including dentures - love them or hate them? the Maldivian women's rowing team and historian Sarah Searight's life-long passion for lapis lazuli.

Presented by Jane Garvey. Eleven million Britons have some sort of false teeth. So what is our relationship with dentures? We discuss the issues. With Islamic extremism on the rise in the Maldives, Jane is joined by the Olympic rower, Guin Batten, and the Maldivian High Commissioner, Dr Farah Faizal, to find out why the formation of a women's rowing team is encouraging young women back into public life. The historian Sarah Searight talks about her life-long passion for lapis lazuli. And, what drives children to sexually abuse other children?

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Tue 9 Nov 2010 10:00


  • Children who sexually abuse children

    What drives children to sexually abuse other children? Dr Colin Hawkes and Dr Sam Warner discuss how to spot the early warning signs of abuse.

    Duration: 11:36

  • Lapis Lazuli

    Historian Sarah Searight has spent her life time searching out lapis lazuli in murals, Renaissance Madonnas and bazaars. She discusses the cultural significance of this semi-precious stone.

    Duration: 07:37

  • The Maldivian Women’s Rowing Team

    British Olympic rower Guin Batten is joined by Maldivian High Commissioner Dr Farah Faizal to discuss how forming a women's rowing team is influencing the country's sexual politics.

    Duration: 11:43

  • Dentures: Love them or hate them?

    Dr Charlotte Stilwell an Associate Specialist in Restorative Dentistry at the Harley Street Dental Clinic and the Psychologist and Agony Aunt Donna Dawson to discuss your false teeth experiences.

    Duration: 10:38


  • Tue 9 Nov 2010 10:00

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