Nick Baker chooses his BBC Radio highlights. An operating table from 1812, unknown facts about the suffragettes and a chess grandmaster stands up for her rights in Saudi Arabia.
The best of BBC Radio this week with the journalist Nick Baker
Pick of the Week has a strong historical thread running through it with lots of history centred on women including a graphic anaesthetised account from an 1812 operating table and some stuff you probably didn't know about suffragettes.
The Museum of Curiosity and Mark Steel provide the laughs while Lucy Ash reports from a frontline Bakery in Eastern Ukraine and chess grandmaster Anna Muzychuk stands up for her rights in Saudi Arabia.
Producer: Stephen Garner
Production support from Tim Fernley & Kay Bishton.