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Actor Anita Dobson. Children and online game addiction. Cook the perfect sourdough.

Actor Anita Dobson. Playwright Athena Stevens. Children and online game addiction. Cook the perfect sourdough.

Anita Dobson talks about her new role as the matriarch in the play 3 Women exploring what it means to be a woman in the 21st century.

We hear why more people are falling victim to sextortion or webcam blackmail.

Dame Helena Morrissey Head of Personal Investing for Legal and General tells us why she is spearheading the first mainstream fund that will invest in UK companies bases on their gender balance and Rebecca Hilsenrath the CEO of the Equality and Human Rights Commission explains what'll happen to the five hundred companies who've failed to meet the reporting deadline.

Playwright Athena Stevens, who has cerebral palsy, plays the lead role in her new play Schism, and explains the themes explored in her latest work.

Plus Amy Bloom discusses her new novel White Houses a story created around the long-standing love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok.

We ask why so many children getting addicted to online games such as Fortnite.

And learn how to cook the perfect sourdough starter with Vanessa Kimbell author of The Sourdough School

Presented by Jenni Murray
Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor: Beverley Purcell

Reporter Sue Elliott Nichols.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest Anita Dobson
Interviewed Guest Roy Sinclair
Interviewed Guest Vicky Smalley
Interviewed Guest Belinda Parmar
Interviewed Guest Vanessa Kimbell
Interviewed Guest Helena Morrissey
Interviewed Guest Rebecca Hilsenrath
Reporter Sue Elliott Nichols

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  • Sat 26 May 2018 16:00

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