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Helen Mirren, Childhood vaccinations, & music from Celeste

Helen Mirren tells us about her new film The Good Liar, we talk about the safety of childhood vaccinations and soul artist Celeste performs her single Strange

Helen Mirren tells us about her new film the Good Liar and why even she has fallen for a scam.

We talk about a DIY home urine or swab test currently being trialled as an alternative to the cervical smear with Imogen Pinnell from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust Line.

We hear from two female police officers about their difficulties reporting allegations of domestic abuse against their partner who also works for the police. The human rights lawyer and founding director of the Centre for Women’s Justice, Harriet Wistrich talks about launching an official Super-Complaint where repeated allegations of 16 cases of domestic abuse where made only for the cases to be dropped.

We discuss the safety of vaccinations with Professor Helen Bedford from UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Professor Adam Finn a Professor of Paediatrics at the Bristol Children’s Vaccine Centre and from Dr Tonia Thomas from the Vaccine Knowledge at Oxford University.

Rising soul artist Celeste talks about her music and the support of BBC Introducing. She performs her new single, Strange.

Father and daughter Mark and Emily Simmonds talk about overcoming mental illness and their book Breakdown and Repair.

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