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What do American women make of Donald Trump? Food writer Sabrina Ghayour

Who are the women voting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump? Plus Persian cook and food writer, Sabrina Ghayour, cooks stir-fried tangy prawns.

Lord of the Flies is a text often chosen by teachers for pupils to study at GCSE. It has an all male cast. Woman's Hour explores the book's appropriateness for girls and boys alike and how boys would fare with a novel comprised exclusively of female characters.

In a recent poll 70 per cent of women in America had an unfavourable image of the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. So who are the women who are voting for Trump?

Chef, food writer and supper club host Sabrina Ghayour specialises in Persian and Middle Eastern food. For Cook the Perfect, she prepares Stir Fried Tangy Prawns from her new book, Sirocco.

Yesterday we heard from the lawyer at the top of the tree at HSBC, Sandie Okoro and Sandie nominated her heroine, actress, writer and stand-up comedian Angie Le Mar.

A Radio 4 documentary, Life Under Glass, tells the extraordinary story of how a sideshow doctor changed the course of medical science and saved the lives of 6,500 babies.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

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45 minutes


  • What do American women make of Donald Trump?

    Kelly Dittmar talks about the women who are voting for Donald Trump

    Duration: 07:12

  • Lord of the Flies

    Louise Doughty talks about whether there is an equivalent all-female classic novel

    Duration: 08:32

  • 'Cook The Perfect' Stir-Fried Tangy Prawns

    Sabrina Ghayour cooks a recipe from her Persian and Middle Eastern cook book

    Duration: 07:08

  • The Chain: Angie Le Mar

    Actress, writer and stand-up comedian Angie Le Mar talks about her career

    Duration: 14:46

  • Life Under Glass - Premature Babies

    How a sideshow doctor changed the course of medical science

    Duration: 04:14


Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest Kelly Dittmar
Interviewed Guest Sabrina Ghayour
Interviewed Guest Angie Le Mar
Interviewed Guest Claire Prentice
Producer Lucinda Montefiore


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