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Jenna Coleman, Women and Olympics, Calcium Supplements

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Jenna Coleman discusses her TV role as young Queen Victoria. Plus the pressures faced by young people who come out as gay.

Jenna Coleman on her new TV role as young Queen Victoria .

After the Olympics triumph for so many sports women, will they continue to remain visible? Jane speaks to Sarah Shephard Features Editor at Sport Magazine.

The psychological pressures faced by young people who come out as gay, lesbian and bisexual. Jane is joined by Matthew Todd, the Editor of Attitude magazine, whose new book, Straight Jacket: How To be Gay And Happy, tries to break the silence around the anxiety, depression and addiction that they experience.

A study suggests that calcium supplements may increase dementia risk for stroke survivors. Jane speaks to Professor Tahir Masud, from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust about what this means for women who take calcium supplements.

Sian's story: the first in a series in which women describe how their creativity has helped them deal with serious illness.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Caroline Donne.

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45 minutes


  • Women's Sports on Television

    Sarah Shephard on why there is a lack of women's sport on TV.

    Duration: 05:25

  • Jenna Coleman

    The actor on her career and her new series in which she plays a young Queen Victoria.

    Duration: 12:57

  • Illness and Creativity

    Sian describes how creativity has helped her deal with her non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

    Duration: 08:58

  • Calcium Supplements

    Professor Tahir Masud on the risks for women who take calcium supplements after a stroke.

    Duration: 05:21

  • Psychological Pressures Faced By Young Gay, Lesbian and bisexual people

    Matthew Todd on the taboo around the anxiety, depression & addiction they experience.

    Duration: 09:32


Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Caroline Donne
Interviewed Guest Jenna Coleman
Interviewed Guest Matthew Todd
Interviewed Guest Tahir Masud
Interviewed Guest Sarah Shephard


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