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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.

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45 minutes

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Wed 2 Feb 2011 10:00


  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence now includes psychological an emotional abuse. Jenni discusses with Nicola Harwin, Women's Aid; & Eleanor Mills, Sunday Times.

    Duration: 11:55

  • Fenella Fielding

    The actress Fenella Fielding talks about her career and latest role as Nancy Mitford.

    Duration: 08:00

  • 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.

    Duration: 33:23

  • 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.

    Duration: 42:44


  • Wed 2 Feb 2011 10:00

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