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Kate Tempest, Geva Mentor, Clare Mackintosh

Kate Tempest performs, Geva Mentor on the appeal of netball, crime writer Clare Mackintosh on parents making life and death decisions, and the fate of women protesters in Sudan.

Kate Tempest talks about her new album project produced by Rick Rubin. 'The Book of Traps And Lessons' has a run time of 43 mins and has a continuous narrative. She talks about her work and performs part of her ode to England and love. We look at what has become of the women who became the face of the peaceful protest that led to the removal of Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir, after his 30 year rule. We hear about a recent military crackdown and the sexual violence women that protesters have faced from journalists Yousra Elbagir, Channel 4 News’ foreign news reporter and Nima Elbagir, CNN Senior International Correspondent about the the women demanding democracy. Crime writer Clare Mackintosh's new novel ‘After The End’ looks at a couple who cannot agree over how to deal with their very ill son. She discusses how it draws, in part, on her own experience. And, the netballer Geva Mentor was part of England’s 2018 team, the Vitality Roses, who won gold at the Commonwealth Games. She talks about her career her aim to make netball more popular.

Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Ruth Watts

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