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Sarah Millican, Doctor Foster, May Morris, Inspiring Women of Medicine

Comic Sarah Millican talks to Jenni Murray about her autobiography How to be Champion. The series on inspiring women of medicine turns its eye to ophthalmologist Ida Mann.

Comic Sarah Millican talks to Jenni about her autobiography 'How to be Champion'. We discuss the final episode of Doctor Foster with Elizabeth Yardley
Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University and writer and broadcaster Catherine Blyth. Plus another in our series about inspiring women of
medicine today Professor Carrie MacEwen, chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, pays tribute to Ida Mann, an ophthalmologist known for her
pioneering research work on the development of the eye, and the influences of genetic and social factors on eye disease. And the life and work of
May Morris - the youngest daughter of William Morris - ahead of the second ever exhibition of her work with author Jan Marsh and Curator Rowan Bain.

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41 minutes


  • Sarah Millican

    Duration: 11:54

  • Dr Foster

    Duration: 08:45

  • Inspiring Women of Medicine – Prof Carrie MacEwen

    Duration: 07:49

  • May Morris

    Duration: 09:55


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Beverley Purcell
Interviewed Guest Sarah Millican
Interviewed Guest Elizabeth Yardley
Interviewed Guest Catherine Blyth
Interviewed Guest Carrie MacEwen
Interviewed Guest Jan Marsh
Interviewed Guest Rowan Bain


  • Wed 4 Oct 2017 10:00

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