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Actress Billie Piper, Samia Shahid, Women-only addiction clinics

Billie Piper on depicting infertility on stage in a modern Yerma, Naz Shah MP seeking justice for Samia Shahid, women-only addiction centres and concert cellist Alisa Weilerstei.

Actress Billie Piper on her critically acclaimed performance in a modern interpretation of Lorca's Yerma, which deals with the challenges of infertility.

Bradford West MP Naz Shah discusses her campaign for justice for Samia Shahid, following the death of her 28 year old constituent in Northern Punjab last month.

Women-only addiction centres. As Amy's Place opens in memory of Amy Winehouse to help women with drug and alcohol addictions, we find out about the benefit of female-only centres. Milly Chowles visits women at the single-sex Nelson Trust, and Jenni talks to Dr Sally Marlow, Public Engagement Fellow in Addictions at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at Kings College London.

World leading concert cellist Alisa Weilerstein joins Jenni as she prepares for this year's Proms, where she will perform Pintscher's Reflections on Narcissus with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Emma Wallace.

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45 minutes


  • The Killing Of Samia Shahid

    Bradford West Labour MP Naz Shah on her campaign for justice for her constituent

    Duration: 08:16

  • Billie Piper

    The actress talks about her powerful and exhausting role in Yerma

    Duration: 10:08

  • Women-Only Addiction Clinics

    Milly Chowles visits a women-only clinic. And Jenni talks to Dr Sally Marlow.

    Duration: 15:01

  • BBC Proms: Alisa Weilerstein

    The world-renowned concert cellist talks about her return to the Proms.

    Duration: 07:41


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Emma Wallace
Interviewed Guest Billie Piper
Interviewed Guest Naz Shah
Interviewed Guest Sally Marlow
Interviewed Guest Alisa Weilerstein
Reporter Milly Chowles


  • Thu 18 Aug 2016 10:00

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