Free speech and feminism, Joan Littlewood, Graphic novel by Una
Jenni Murray presents topics including freedom of speech and feminism, theatre director Joan Littlewood remembered and graphic artist Una on her story of abuse.
Two speakers have pulled out of a feminist conference in protest after campaigner Jane Fae withdrew saying she was effectively being silenced because she had written about pornography. Is this evidence of increasing intolerance and efforts to actively censor views which might offend?
Una, a graphic artist has drawn a novel-length comic, "Becoming Unbecoming," about the devastating abuse she endured as a child in the 1970s, set against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper manhunt.
A sculpture of the pioneering theatre director Joan Littlewood will be unveiled on Sunday at Theatre Royal Stratford East, we take a look at her life and legacy.
Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire was created by Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury - better known as Bess of Hardwick - in the 1590's. She outlived four husbands, was an astute and wealthy businesswoman. Louise Adamson reports.
Free Speech and Feminism
When does a fear of offending others become censorship? Woman's Hour discuss.
Woman's Hour discusses the legacy of pioneering theatre director Joan Littlewood.
Bess of Hardwick
Woman's Hour reports on the history of Hardwick Hall, founded by Bess of Hardwick.
Graphic artist Una has drawn a novel-length comic about sexual child abuse in the 1970s.
Role Contributor Presenter Jenni Murray Interviewed Guest Louise Adamson Interviewed Guest Caroline Criado-Perez Interviewed Guest Jude Kelly Interviewed Guest Jane Fae Interviewed Guest Stella Duffy Interviewed Guest Una Producer Dianne McGregor
- Fri 2 Oct 2015 10:00