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Food writer Jack Monroe

Food writer Jack Monroe, author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, and what is the right way to do pelvic floor exercises?

Food writer and anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe’s new book ‘Tin Can Cook’ is filled with recipes made from tinned ingredients that can be bought from corner shops and supermarkets. An outspoken voice on poverty in the UK – her mission is to help people eat delicious food on a tight budget. She joins Jane in the studio to Cook the Perfect…Cannellini Beurre Blanc.

Today Radio 1 Newsbeat will be broadcasting a 15 minute radio special about sex abuse in the music industry and the young female music fans and musicians being taken advantage of. We hear clips of young women talking about what they’ve suffered and a record company exec on what his label is trying to do about it. And to discuss the extent and nature of the problem, why it’s happening despite #metoo, and what needs to be done, Naomi Pohl, Deputy General Secretary of the Musicians’ Union discusses.

Have we been doing pelvic floor exercises wrong? Can you ever do too many? And when should you really start doing them? We try to get to the bottom of the pelvic floor… We talk to Louise Kenyon, a Pilates instructor and Jane Simpson, a Continence Nurse Specialist who has written The Pelvic Floor Bible.

Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi discusses her new book Manchester Happened, a collection of short stories including 'Let's Tell This Story Properly', which won the Commonwealth Short Story prize.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey

Interviewed Guest: Jack Monroe
Interviewed Guest: Naomi Pohl
Interviewed Guest: Louise Kenyon
Interviewed Guest: Jane Simpson
Interviewed Guest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

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