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Listener Week; Glass blower Laura McKinley

Listener Week: Talking about crafting, learning to read as an adult, the challenges of having a partner of a different faith, and the relationship women have with their breasts.

Listener Week . We meet glass blower, Laura McKinley as she works alongside a number of other glass blowers at a studio in Bermondsey in South London. We hear from Marie McNamara - and her teacher Dr Vicky Duckworth - about learning to read as an adult. "Nadia" and Raj share their experiences of having partners of a different faith alongside Rabbi Jonathan Rainer. And Lyndsey, Kathy and Karen talk about their relationship with their breasts and the impact they have on everything from their health, to their self-confidence, and fashion choices.

Presented by Jenni Murray
Producer Beverley Purcell.

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58 minutes


  • Women and Literacy

    Dr Vicky Duckworth and Maria McNamara on learning to read as an adult.

    Duration: 07:52

  • Inter-faith Families

    Discussion on the issues faced by interfaith families.

    Duration: 09:57

  • Artists In Their Studios - Laura McKinley

    Louise Adamson talks to glassblower Laura McKinley, at her studio in South London.

    Duration: 09:27

  • Women and their Breasts

    Three women join Jenni to discuss how their breasts have affected their lives.

    Duration: 10:44


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Beverley Purcell


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