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Margot Robbie, Young Women and Home Ownership, The Century Girls

Margot Robbie talks about her film, I, Tonya. Tessa Dunlop discusses the life stories of six centenarians from her latest book, The Century Girls.

Tonya Harding became perhaps the most infamous figure skater in the world when she was banned from skating after an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan. But it's her own background of domestic violence and snobbery that takes centre stage in Margot Robbie's new film I, Tonya.

A decade on from Norway introducing quotas for women on boards, we ask what impact quotas have had globally on companies and their female work force?

Average house prices have grown about seven times faster than the average incomes of young adults since 1998, according to figures by the Institute of Fiscal Studies. What does this mean for the current and future lives of young women today?

Author Tessa Dunlop has brought together the life stories of six 100-year-old women in her new book, The Century Girls, a personal account of British history over the last 100 years. Tessa and Joyce Reynolds, the youngest of the sex centenarians who at 99 is still working as an honorary fellow at Cambridge, join Jane.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore
Editor: Karen Dalziel.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Margot Robbie

    Duration: 13:11

  • Equality and Housing

    Duration: 08:59

  • Woman on Boards

    Duration: 08:36

  • The Century Girls

    Duration: 07:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Margot Robbie
Interviewed Guest Slavea Chankova
Interviewed Guest Avril Martindale
Interviewed Guest Elin Hurvenes
Interviewed Guest Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Interviewed Guest Lindsay Judge
Interviewed Guest Tessa Dunlop
Interviewed Guest Joyce Reynolds
Producer Lucinda Montefiore
Editor Karen Dalziel

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