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Presented by Jenni Murray. Andrea Corr on her solo career, Christine Legarde to head the IMF? Helping parents with alcohol problems, Simon May and Lisa Appignanesi on love.

Presented by Jenni Murray. Andrea Corr on her solo career, we assess the chances of the French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde who's running for the head of the IMF. Jenni discusses Love through history, philosophy, literature and popular culture, with the philosopher Simon May the writer Lisa Appignanesi. And a new project helping parents with alcohol problems.

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45 minutes

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Thu 26 May 2011 10:00


  • Christine Lagarde

    Christine Lagarde is to run for the head of the IMF. Saugata Datto of the Economist and political commentator Anne-Elisabeth Moutet discuss whether she's the right person for the job.

    Duration: 10:42

  • Andrea Corr

    Andrea Corr was the lead singer and youngest member of the biggest family folk rock band in the world, The Corrs. She’s back with a new album of covers.

    Duration: 09:59

  • Love

    To discuss the ideas of Love though history, philosophy and literature, Jenni is joined by Simon May, visiting Professor of Philosopher at King’s College and Lisa Appignanesi, writer and broadcaster.

    Duration: 09:16

  • Tackling Alcoholic Parents

    Jenni is joined by Judith Harwin from Brunel University and Shawna Gibson of the Safe Voices project which works with parents with an alcohol problem, together with their children.

    Duration: 12:45


  • Thu 26 May 2011 10:00

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