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Andy Burnham MP, the pill and endometrial cancer, male muses

With Andy Burnham, Labour leadership contender, new research on the effect of the pill on preventing endometrial cancer, male muses, and the Buddha and women.

Andy Burnham Labour leadership contender speaks to Emma Barnett ahead of his manifesto launch; new research reveals the impact of the combined contraceptive pill on preventing endometrial cancer, with author of the study Dame Valerie Beral from the University of Oxford; historian Bettany Hughes on her new TV series about three giants of philosophy, the Buddha, Socrates and Confuscius all who, she says, have remarkable views on women and the role of women; males muses: the image of the female muse is a familiar one but can a man be a muse and an inspiration for creative women? With writer Kim Devereux and poet Clare Pollard.

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54 minutes

Chapters

  • Andy Burnham MP

    Labour leadership contender speaks to Emma Barnett ahead of his manifesto launch

    Duration: 13:16

  • Bettany Hughes - early philosophers' views of women

    Bettany Hughes on the three giants of philosophy - the Buddha, Socrates and Confuscius

    Duration: 08:54

  • Dame Valerie Beral explains how the Pill can prevent endometrial cancer

    New research reveals the impact of the combined contraceptive pill on endometrial cancer

    Duration: 07:20

  • Male muses - Can a man be a muse and an inspiration for creative women?

    With writer Kim Devereux and poet Clare Pollard.

    Duration: 08:59

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Emma Barnett
Producer Caroline Donne
Interviewed Guest Andy Burnham
Interviewed Guest Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest Valerie Beral
Interviewed Guest Clare Pollard
Interviewed Guest Kim Devereux

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