Presented by Jenni Murray. Fenella Fielding - her life and latest role as Nancy Mitford, Japanese Cinema and women, Having a baby over 40, Domestic Violence - does shouting count?
Presented by Jenni Murray. Actor Fenella Fielding - her life and latest stage role as Nancy Mitford. Contemporary Japanese cinema - how does it reflect changes in society for women? Having a baby over 40, and we ask if emotional abuse should be counted as a form of domestic violence? Recently the country's most senior judges issued a landmark decision. A legal precedent has been set that means domestic violence does not simply have to involve a physical assault, or the threat of one, but can also include psychological abuse such as shouting.
Domestic violence now includes psychological an emotional abuse. Jenni discusses with Nicola Harwin, Women's Aid; & Eleanor Mills, Sunday Times.
The actress Fenella Fielding talks about her career and latest role as Nancy Mitford.
First Time Mums Over 40
Britain has one of the highest birth rates for older women in the world. Jenni discusses with author Cari Rosen; Daghni Rajasingham, RCOG, and Vicky Bennett.
Japanese Women in Film
Jasper Sharp, advisor to exhibition on Japanese Cinema at the ICA, and Yoko Ono, writer on Japanese cinema & culture, discuss the role of Japanese women in film.