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Joan Collins, Women in Business, Janet Suzman

Joan Collins on masculinity, marriage and modern parenthood. Presented by Jane Garvey.

Joan Collins discusses masculinity, marriage and modern parenthood. Setting up in business in your 60s and beyond - what are the challenges? We hear from one entrepreneur who started her own venture at 64 and from a business mentor. Actress and director Janet Suzman discusses her role in a Radio 4 dramatisation of a novel, Life and Fate, which is set during the Battle of Stalingrad and charts the fate of a nation and a family in the turmoil of war. The children who support India's booming economy: despite continued efforts to eradicate child labour, as many as one in six of those under 14 could be working in factories and inside homes as domestic servants. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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45 minutes


  • Joan Collins

    Joan Collins has written a new book - her take on modern life. She talks about dressing fabulously, badly behaved children, and men.

    Duration: 13:56

  • Starting a business later in life

    What are the challenges for women becoming entrepreneurs in their sixth decade and beyond? Jane talks to Christine Brown and Dr Dianne Bown-Wilson from Cranfield School of Management

    Duration: 09:50

  • Indian child labour

    The government estimates that there are over 12 million child workers under the age of 14. Nina Robinson went to New Delhi to talk to children who have been set to work.

    Duration: 08:47

  • Life and Fate: Janet Suzman

    Janet Suzman stars in next week's Woman's Hour drama Life and Fate. She talks to Jane about Vasily Grosman's book as well as her return to the stage in South Africa.

    Duration: 09:10


  • Mon 12 Sep 2011 10:00

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