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Weekend Woman's Hour: Nigella Lawson, Geena Davis, Sexism in nightclubs

Nigella Lawson on food and pleasure. Feminism and women's magazines. Are nightclubs guilty of misogynoir? Geena Davis on gender in films. Student mental health. Female poets.

Nigella Lawson discusses food and pleasure with fellow food writers Diana Henry and Bee Wilson.

Lorraine Candy from Elle magazine and Lisa Smorsarski of Stylist on the growing appetite for feminist content in women's glossy magazines.

Are nightclubs guilty of misogynoir? Reni Eddo Lodge and Salika Miller discuss racism, colourism and sexism and why it can be so difficult to challenge such discrimination.

The award winning actor Geena Davis, best known for her role in the ultimate female road trip movie Thelma and Louise, on her career and campaign to improve the representation of women in films.

Student mental health: Ruth Caleb, Head of the Counselling Service at Brunel University and Nicola Byrom, founding director of Student Minds talk about why some students struggle at university and what services are on offer to help them.

And poets Ruth Padel and Helen Mort, along with Andrew Marr, celebrate women poets for National Poetry Day.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Nigella Lawson
Interviewed Guest Diana Henry
Interviewed Guest Bee Wilson
Interviewed Guest Lorraine Candy
Interviewed Guest Lisa Smorsarski
Interviewed Guest Reni Eddo-Lodge
Interviewed Guest Salika Miller
Interviewed Guest Geena Davis
Interviewed Guest Ruth Caleb
Interviewed Guest Nicola Byrom
Interviewed Guest Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest Ruth Padel
Interviewed Guest Helen Mort
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed

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