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20/10/2011

Presented by Jane Garvey: Actress Sharon Gless, best known as Christine Cagney from the TV programme Cagney and Lacey, talks about her new stage show. Parental rights in difficult economic times, the appeal of the card game Bridge, and the history of the domestic iron.

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45 minutes

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  • Sharon Gless

    Jane is joined by actress Sharon Gless, who talks about her role in Cagney and Lacey and her current stage performance at the Riverside Studio, London, in A Round-Heeled Woman.

    Duration: 11:53

  • Women's Rights v Parental Survival

    In times of austerity, which should take priority, parents, or businesses? Alice Thomson, Times columnist and Dr Angie Hobbs, Associate Professor in Philosophy, University of Warwick join Jane.

    Duration: 09:06

  • Playground Bullying

    We hear some listener feedback on our discussion on playground bullying by parents.

    Duration: 04:07

  • The Iron

    Reporter Judi Herman speaks to Helen Peavitt at the Science Museum in London, about the history of the clothes iron.

    Duration: 04:04

  • The Lasting Appeal of Bridge

    Sue Elliot Nichols visits the Young Chelsea Bridge Club. Jane speaks to Sally Budgen, Chair of the English Bridge Union and Baroness Henig, chair of the all-party Parliamentary Bridge Group.

    Duration: 12:15

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