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Jenny Seagrove, Homelessness, Gingham and Yrsa Sigurdadottir

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Presented by Jane Garvey. Jenny Seagrove discuss her latest role in Another Mother's Son and Daisy Lowe explains her love of gingham.

Jenny Seagrove discuss her latest role. 'Another Mother's Son' tells the true story of Louisa Gould a shopkeeper in Jersey who hides a Russian POW during World War II while the Channel Islands were occupied by German forces.

Thea tells us how she survived a period of homelessness when she was just 19 with the help of a youth centre in London 'New Horizon' funded by Comic Relief.

Why gingham is on-trend for summer 2017. Jennifer Daley a lecturer of Fashion History at the New York University in London explains how the print originated and the model Daisy Lowe tells us how she'll be wearing it this season.

Is women's drinking leading to marriage break-down? Laura Guillon an Associate Solicitor a Hall Brown Family Law says women's drinking is cited in a third of all divorce cases she's seeing and Dr Sarah Jarvis the GP and Clinical Director of patient.co.uk explains how women's relationship with alcohol has changed over the years.

The bestselling Icelandic novelist Yrsa Sigurdadottir tells us about her new crime novel The Legacy based around The Children's House, a centre to support traumatised young people.

How as a parent can you help your teenager revise for their exams? We hear from Megan and Max who took their GCSE's last summer, from their mums Louise and Lynsey and from the educational psychologist Dr Antonia Cobbald.

And what does sexy mean? Does our interpretation change with age? When do we feel sexy? The writer and performer Vanessa Kisuule and the Editor of The Amorist Rowan Pelling discuss.

Presented by Jane Garvey
Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor: Jane Thurlow.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest Jenny Seagrove
Interviewed Guest Daisy Lowe
Interviewed Guest Jennifer Daley
Interviewed Guest Sarah Jarvis
Interviewed Guest Laura Guillon
Interviewed Guest Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Interviewed Guest Antonia Cobbald
Interviewed Guest Vanessa Kisuule
Interviewed Guest Rowan Pelling

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