Main content

03/03/2011

With Jenni Murray. Including Sarah Brown on life at Number Ten; how children evacuated during the Second World War coped with homecoming and what's the best way to cook small fish?

With Jenni Murray. Sarah Brown joins Jenni to talk about her memoir 'Behind the Black Door', looking back at the three years she spent in Downing Street. During the Second World War, around three million children were evacuated to places of greater safety - but what happened when they came home? Jenni is joined by Julie Summers who's written a book of evacuees' stories, and by two former child evacuees. And eating small fish - which ones should we be choosing and how is it best to cook them? CJ Jackson from the Billingsgate Seafood School explains.

Available now

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 3 Mar 2011 10:00

Chapters

  • Sarah Brown

    Sarah Brown joins Jenni to talk about the three years she spent at Number 10 Downing Street as WPM (Wife of the Prime Minister).

    Duration: 17:58

  • Woman vs Lady: The Debate Rumbles On

    Listeners' responses to the previous day's discussion on the use of the word "woman" versus "lady".

    Duration: 03:05

  • Evacuees - When the Children Came Home

    Jenni speaks to Julie Summers, who has written a book of evacuees' stories; and Sheila Shears and Jessie Nagel who were evacuees themselves.

    Duration: 11:24

  • Cooking with Small Fish

    Fish expert C J Jackson from the Billingsgate Seafood School and co-author of Leith's Fish Bible cooks small fish in the studio.

    Duration: 09:29

Broadcast

Late Night Woman's Hour

Late Night Woman's Hour

Lauren Laverne, Emma Barnett and guests in frank and funny Late Night Woman's Hour.

The Menopause

The Menopause

A series exploring its impact on women’s work and relationships, and potential treatments

TakeBackConTROLL

TakeBackConTROLL

Four women struggle to reclaim their identity after being abused online.

Woman's Hour video

Woman's Hour video

Visual delights from Woman's Hour.

Follow us on Instagram

Follow us on Instagram

Get all the pictures, videos, behind the scenes and more from Woman’s Hour

Podcast