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Barbara Taylor Bradford, Carers, Women in motorsports

How easy is it for women to make their way in motorsports racing? Two women share their experiences. Novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford discusses letter writing. With Jane Garvey.

How easy is it for women to make their way in motorsports racing? We hear from two women with different experiences. Novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford discusses the importance of letter writing in the digital age and reveals why she treasures a hand-written letter which was sent to her by the wife of Winston Churchill. We discuss a recent report calling for more support for older carers whose own health is endangered as a result of looking after others and ask how GPs could help lighten their load. Ksenija Sidorova has taken accordion playing to world class level. She plays live in the studio and puts the case for the accordion to be recognised as a fully-fledged classical instrument. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Older carers

    A carer Vida Timms, Dr Clare Gerarda, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, and Liz Fenton, Chief Executive of the Princess Royal Trust for Carers on how support is needed for older carers.

    Duration: 15:16

  • The Lost Art of Letter Writing?

    Novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford and Emma Barnett, Digital Media Editor of The Telegraph discuss.

    Duration: 09:16

  • Ksenija Sidorova

    The world-class accordion player performs live.

    Duration: 08:19

  • Women and Formula 1

    Motorsports race Desire Wilson and budding racing driver Annalese Ferrari on how women can make their name on the F1 circuit today.

    Duration: 09:14

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