BBC Woman's Hour: Daily Podcasts

Woman's Hour: Daily Podcasts

Woman's Hour brings you the big celebrity names and leading women in the news, with subjects ranging widely from politics to health, law, education, arts, parenting, relationships, work, fiction, food and fashion. Presented by Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey. Find out more at
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28 Episodes
1 – 20

Julia Hoggett, CEO of the London Stock Exchange

It’s fifty years since six newly elected female traders entered the floor of the London Stock Exchange for the first time after 200 years of exclusion. The number of women working in finance reached a peak in 1997 at almost six-hundred-thousand, but has dropped by more than thirty percent to…
24 Mar 58 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
23 Mar 58 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
21 Mar 58 min

Paris Hilton, FGM report, Annie Lennox, Country-pop duo Ward Thomas

Paris Hilton has been called ‘the first influencer’ and is known for being an ‘it-girl’. But behind the paparazzi pictures there’s a darker story. Now for the first time, Paris is telling her story in her own words in her new book Paris: The Memoir. She joins Anita Rani to…
18 Mar 42 min

Annie Lennox and the Menopause Employment Champion Helen Tomlinson

Anita and Annie are joined by Kalpona Akter, an ambassador for The Circle who worked in a garment factory when she was just 12 years old. The government’s first Menopause Employment Champion Helen Tomlinson joins the programme to discuss how she will advise employers on improving workplace support for women…
17 Mar 59 min

Paris Hilton, Anneka Rice, Gas & Air, Budget 2023

Paris Hilton, reality TV star, so-called 'inventor of the selfie,' and business woman, joins Anita to talk about her new book 'Paris: The Memoir.' The former socialite first appeared on-screen in the early noughties with her hit reality TV show, The Simple Life.  Now she’s opening up about her life…
16 Mar 53 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
15 Mar 55 min

Author and judge Nicola Williams, Abortion in the UK update

Nicola Williams’ new novel Until Proven Innocent sees the return of Lee Mitchell, a young barrister from a working-class Caribbean background, who is strong-armed into defending a supposedly corrupt racist police officer charged with the death of a 15-year-old pastor's son. Nicola served for many years as a criminal barrister,…
14 Mar 59 min

Forever Friends?

What happens when a friendship breaks down? How can you repair it? Should you even try? In this special Sunday podcast, Nuala McGovern brings together all the interviews from Woman's Hour's 'Forever Friends?' series. Annie and Lizzie first met at school, and Lizzie said she believed they were ‘kindred spirits’…
12 Mar 1 hr 05 min

Eurovision entry Mae Muller, Director Raine Allen-Miller, Online bullying

Singer-songwriter Mae Muller has been announced as this year’s British entry for Eurovision, she joins Krupa to discuss how excited she is to represent the UK. Watch out Notting Hill, there is a new romantic comedy in town… and this time it’s set in Peckham. It’s called Rye Lane, and…
10 Mar 58 min

Emily Watson, The Lesbian Project, Big Mama Thornton, Period stains

Emily Watson is starring in a new film ‘God’s Creatures,’ set in a remote Irish fishing village. She plays a mother torn between protecting her son and her own sense of right and wrong. When she provides an alibi for him, the lie rips apart their family and local community…
9 Mar 59 min

Finding My Voice

Five women. Five inspirational stories. Earlier this year, Woman’s Hour spoke to women from all different backgrounds and professions about the moment they found their voice. When was the moment they realised they had to speak up? And how did it change them? For International Women’s Day, Anita Rani brings…
5 Mar 50 min
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