Orchids, Legal Aid cuts, Victoria and Albert
Orchids: The history of this exotic house plant, and stories of female friendship. Presented by Jane Garvey.
Orchids - the history of this exotic house plant. How stories of women's friendship will be told in a new programme. The death of Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert was to change the monarchy - we hear from two historians. Cutbacks to legal aid and how women will be affected. Presented by Jane Garvey.
Jane is joined by Nicola Harwin from Women’s Aid, and Emma Scott, Director of Rights of Women, to discuss proposed cuts to legal aid.
Elizabeth Burke wants your stories about friendship for a special programme on Radio4 in January.
Brenda Parker Way
Fiona Clampin visits a new 78-mile trail in Hampshire, which has been set up in memory of a rambling campaigner.
Victoria and Albert
Jane is joined by historian Helen Rappaport and Dr John Plunkett from Exeter University, to talk about the impact of Prince Albert's death on Queen Victoria.
Kew Gardens’ orchid expert, Lara Jewitt, joins Jane to discuss why we are so obsessed with the world’s largest flowering plant.
Late Night Woman's Hour