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21/12/2010

With Jane Garvey. Documentary maker Kim Longinotto on her latest film, violinist Viktoria Mullova on Beethoven and why the number of women killed by violent partners is rising.

Presented by Jane Garvey. Kim Longinotto has been making documentary films for more than thirty years and her latest tells the story of Sampat Pal, the leader of a movement which champions the rights of abused women in India. Kim talks to Jane about the award winning 'Pink Saris'. Tonight, the violinist Viktoria Mullova is performing Beethoven with the London Symphony Orchestra. She joins Jane to talk of how her life has changed since she defected from the Soviet Union in 1983. And, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of women murdered by violent partners. Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities Minister and Jane Keeper from the charity Refuge discuss the issues.

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45 minutes

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Tue 21 Dec 2010 10:00

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  • Rise in number of women killed by violent partners

    Jane Keeper from Refuge, the national domestic violence charity and Lynne Featherstone, Equalities Minister discuss.

    Duration: 15:14

  • Viktoria Mullova

    The Soviet-born violionist talks about her life and music.

    Duration: 12:51

  • Sherry

    Alvaro Marcos Garcia, the Head Sommelier of Home House Private Club, and Master of Wine, Sarah Abbott, talk about the sweet sherry Pedro Ximenez.

    Duration: 03:56

  • Kim Longinotto

    The film maker talks about 'Pink Saris'.

    Duration: 09:39

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