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Sheryl Sandberg, Diana Quick, Alcoholics, Trauma

Sheryl Sandberg on dealing with grief; Diana Quick on starring in Babette's Feast; experience of 22-year-old Jackie whose father died as a result of his drinking.

This interview with Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer at Facebook was recorded before the tragic events in Manchester. This is Sheryl Sandberg's very personal account of how she has tried to come to terms with the sudden death of her husband Dave. In her new book Option B, written with a psychologist called Adam Grant, she examines resilience.

Actor Diana Quick tells Jane Garvey about her part in a new production of Babette's Feast.

Next in our series about growing up the child of an alcoholic, the story of Jackie, known as Jabs, age 22, whose father died two years ago as a direct result of his drinking. Since his death Jabs had become a member of Nacoa (The National Association for Children of Alcoholics), and is keen to help and connect with other young people with similar experiences. Our reporter, Jo Morris met Jabs at her home In Leeds.

Joan Smith, feminist and author of Misogynies and Alison Phillips from the Daily Mirror talk about the effects on children of the Manchester Arena attacks.

Presenter: Jane Garvey.

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54 minutes


  • Sheryl Sandberg

    Duration: 13:37

  • Babette's Feast

    Duration: 07:49

  • Children of Alcoholics 3

    Duration: 08:55

  • Manchester Attack

    Duration: 05:46


Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Sheryl Sandberg
Interviewed Guest Diana Quick
Interviewed Guest Joan Smith
Interviewed Guest Alison Phillips


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