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Presented by Jenni Murray. Can TV's latest series Boardwalk Empire do for 1920s fashion what Mad Men did for 1950s style?

Presented by Jenni Murray. Can TV's latest series Boardwalk Empire do for twenties' fashion what Mad Men did for fifties' style? Novelist Andrea Eames talks about growing up in Zimbabwe and her fictional account of a white farming family as they faced growing violence. The charity leader who's handing back her OBE in protest at planned cuts in support for vulnerable women and can rehabilitation programmes aimed at men reduce domestic violence against women? Singing live in the studio teenage jazz singer Nikki Yanofski who gave her first performance at the 2006 Montreal Jazz Festival when she was just 12 years old.

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Thu 17 Feb 2011 10:00


  • Women's Charity Head Returns her OBE

    Denise Marshall, Chair of the charity Eaves, explains why she's decided to return her OBE in protest at government cuts to women's services.

    Duration: 05:48

  • Domestic Violence Rehabilitation Programmes

    Jenni is joined by Dr Erica Bowen, author of "The Rehabilitation of Partner-Violent Men" and Thangam Debonnaire from Respect, the UK association for domestic violence perpetrator programmes.

    Duration: 12:28

  • How will Boardwalk Empire's fashion influence our wardrobes?

    Annie Moss, owner of Annie's Vintage and Professor Caroline Cox, fashion historian discuss the influence of Boardwalk Empire's prohibition fashion

    Duration: 08:02

  • Nikki Yanofsky

    Jenni is joined by teenage jazz singer Nikki Yanofsky who sings live in the studio.

    Duration: 07:33

  • Andrea Eames

    Novelist Andrea Eames talks about her first novel "The Cry of the Go-Away Bird." It's the story of a young white girl growing up in 1990s Zimbabwe.

    Duration: 08:06


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