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Weekend Woman's Hour: GRRRL, Ruth Jones, Rose Tremain

Three members of the band GRRRL perform their track Wissi. Getting the wedding you want. Authors Rose Tremain and Ruth Jones. And a call for more research into neurodiversity.

Three members of the band GRRRL perform their track 'Wissi'.

How productive are investigations into current and historical child sex abuse? Do they help victims?

Ruth Jones best known for her screenwriting talks about her debut novel Never Greener.

Twitter went crazy last week when someone suggested a challenge - describe yourself the way a male author would and lots of references to breasts, tight trousers and curves ensued - so how well do men create female characters?

Dr Jo Toovey tells us why she's proposed a motion at the annual conference of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, asking for more research into the identification and support of female students with neurodiversity.

Plus, Rose Tremain talks about her r first work of non-fiction, Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life and explains why she's decided to write about her childhood

And when it comes to wedding planning how do you make sure you get what you really want?

Presenter; Jenni Murray
Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor: Beverley Purcell.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest Sindhu Vee
Interviewed Guest Rebecca Reid
Interviewed Guest Jo Toove
Interviewed Guest Jayne Senior
Interviewed Guest Tessa Munt
Interviewed Guest Ruth Jones
Interviewed Guest Rose Tremain
Interviewed Guest Mike Gayle
Interviewed Guest Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Beverley Purcell

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  • Sat 14 Apr 2018 16:00

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