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Allison Pearson on "having it all"; History of Harris Tweed

Presented by Jenni Murray. The history of women and Harris Tweed, new research on sickle cell and maternal health in the UK, Allison Pearson and Natasha Walter on "having it all" and Egyptian blogger Sahar Elmougy on political life in her country as elections approach.

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45 minutes



  • Allison Pearson: I Don't Know How She Does It

    To discuss the relevance of "I Don't Know How She Does It" Jenni is joined by its author Allison Pearson and Natasha Walter, author of The New Feminism and Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

    Duration: 11:40

  • Sickle Cell and Maternal Health

    Jenni speaks to Jo Howard, Consultant Haematologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and to Destiny, a sickle cell patient who has experienced complicated pregnancies.

    Duration: 08:53

  • Harris Tweed

    Reporter Dany Mitzman meets author and photographer Lara Platman who's spent a year in the Outer Hebrides studying the history of Harris Tweed

    Duration: 13:38

  • Sahar El Mougy

    Egyptian blogger, novelist and academic Sahar El Mougy talks about her experience of Tahrir Square and the future of Egypt following the Arab Spring uprising.

    Duration: 07:37


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