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Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner and her new memoirs, a new initiative to double number of primary school girls playing football, Tennessee singer-songwriter Valerie June.

From all star US athlete to high profile TV star in a in Keeping up with the Kardashians, Caitlyn Jenner talks about her new book The Secrets of My Life. The personal pressures of transitioning in the media spotlight, what she's learnt about herself and the trans community and her hopes and fears for the future.

Today the FA and SSE is launching an initiative which will see 200 Wildcats Girls' Football Clubs set up across the country offering girls aged 5-11 regular opportunities to play football and take part in organised sessions. What impact will it have on encouraging girls to stick with the game long term?

Tennessee singer-songwriter, Valerie June, talks to Jane about her blend of folk, soul, gospel, and blues music to create her own style called 'moonshine roots music'. She performs a track from her new album The Order of Time live in the studio.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

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54 minutes

Chapters

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Duration: 17:38

  • Girls and Football

    Duration: 10:04

  • Valerie June

    Duration: 08:38

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Kirsty Starkey
Interviewed Guest Caitlyn Jenner
Interviewed Guest Karen Carney
Interviewed Guest Kelly Simmons
Interviewed Guest Valerie June

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  • Wed 26 Apr 2017 10:00

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