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Amber Riley, Mary Berry, 1967 Abortion Act

Amber Riley on Dreamgirls. Mary Berry with her chocolate reflection cake. The 1967 Abortion Act: Diane Munday and Dilys Cossey on their campaign for safe and accessible abortions.

Gina Miller talks about the Brexit decision in the Supreme Court and the impact of the campaign on her.

US actress and singer Amber Riley joins Jenni to talk about her role as Effie White in the West End musical Dreamgirls and being a judge on BBC One's talent show Let it Shine.

Professor Deborah Lipstadt was sued by the historian David Irving for calling him a holocaust denier. As a new film about the trial is released she tells us why she thinks the judgment is even more relevant in our 'post-truth' times.

We marked fifty years since the 1967 Abortion Act by talking to Dilys Cossey and Diane Munday about why they campaigned to make abortion safe, free and accessible. Plus we hear a 1964 interview from the Woman's Hour archive with a woman from Newcastle who had a back street abortion.

Fiorella Nash, from the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child explains how their campaigning has changed over the last 50 years

Mary Berry comes into the Woman's Hour studio to talk about the best recipes in her 60 year career, as well as life after Bake Off. She bakes us her Chocolate Reflection Cake.

And the lives of Victorian women are revealed using their bodily secrets to tell their stories according to Kathryn Hughes' new book 'Victorians Undone. We find out what living in a Victorian body was really like.

Presented by Jane Garvey
Producer: Sophie Powling
Editor: Jane Thurlow

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Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Sophie Powling
Editor Jane Thurlow.

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Gina Miller
Interviewed Guest Amber Riley
Interviewed Guest Deborah Lipstadt
Interviewed Guest Dilys Cossey
Interviewed Guest Diane Munday
Interviewed Guest Mary Berry
Interviewed Guest Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest Fiorella Nash
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Sophie Powling
Editor Jane Thurlow

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