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23/01/2017

Michael Mansfield QC and Yvette Greenway discuss the state of mental health services in the UK. Plus London mayor Sadiq Khan issues the city's first 'very high' pollution alert.

Michael Mansfield QC & Yvette Greenway discuss the state of mental health services in the UK & tackling the stigma surrounding suicide, as they take their SOS Silence of Suicide initiative to Downing Street.

London mayor Sadiq Khan issues the city's first "very high" pollution alert over London's toxic air, under a new system for warning people about poor air quality.

Sophie Sabbage talks frankly to Phil about her decision to tackle her stage 4 cancer diagnosis in an unconventional way, two years after her initial diagnosis -- as set out in her book The Cancer Whisperer.

As the Supreme Court judges prepare to deliver their ruling on whether ministers alone can trigger the Article 50 mechanism to begin the Brexit process, we hear what to expect as the timetable unfolds.

Cathy Brown -- a former British & European boxing champion -- explains what double Olympic champion Nicola Adams can expect after the Leeds boxer announced she is turning professional.

Steve Holden & Siobhan Synnot discuss the week's entertainment stories in Back Row, including the Oscar nominations, T2 Trainspotting, and the UK's Eurovision hopefuls.

Plus Arthur Bostram - Inspector Crabtree in 'Allo 'Allo -- pays tribute to Gorden Kaye after the death of the actor who played café owner Rene Artois for ten years in the hugely popular BBC sitcom.

And restaurateur & midnight expert Nisha Katona talks all things curry, including the future of the curry house, the debate over healthy eating & cancer concerns around over-cooked food.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 23 Jan 2017 22:30

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Essential Phil Williams

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