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Weekend Woman's Hour

Jacqueline Gold, the CEO of Ann Summers, discusses the changing landscape of the adult entertainment industry, and the multi-award-winning Helen Mort on 'Difficult Women'.

Jacqueline Gold the CEO of Ann Summers discusses the changing landscape of the adult entertainment industry and why she's a fan of the new ITV drama Brief Encounters based on her party reps in the 80s.

The Multi award winning poet Helen Mort talks about her new collection of poems, No Map Could Show Them, about the lives of pioneering female mountaineers, campaigners and runners.

Iceland reached the quarter finals of the Euros this year but the women's national team will very likely be going to their third euros in 2017, outplaying the men on the international stage. We're joined by women's team captain Margret Lara Vioarsdottir.

Is crying at work still a taboo? How can we best support a colleague who become tearful? Science broadcastaer Dr Emily Grossman and journalist, Nell Frizzell discuss.

Millie Smith started a campaign to put a purple butterfly sticker onto cots in hospital to indicate to visitors when there has been a loss of a sibling in a multiple pregnancy. Millie tells us about the death of one of her twins and Cheryl Titherley from Bereavement Care at Sands UK talks about how best to help families.

Sabine Durrant and Ruth Ware on the appeal of psychological thrillers. And What is it really like to be a step parent? Four listeners Jane, Alison, Louise and Jo share their own experiences.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest Jacqueline Gold
Interviewed Guest Helen Mort
Interviewed Guest Margret Lara Vioarsdottir
Interviewed Guest Emily Grossman
Interviewed Guest Nell Frizzell
Interviewed Guest Millie Smith
Interviewed Guest Cheryl Titherley
Interviewed Guest Sabine Durrant
Interviewed Guest Ruth Ware

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