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    Emma Barnett is the new and fearless host of Radio 4 show Woman’s Hour

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    This classic Desert Island Discs episode is like a huge hug right now

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    Is it OK to cry? This podcast shares some fascinating answers

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Sleep

13 soothing podcasts to help you nod off in no time

From ancient myths and legends to modern Hollywood mysteries...

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Moya Crockett
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Greta Thunberg to guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this Christmas.
People

Greta Thunberg’s latest project has a rather festive twist

The teenage climate activist is adding yet another title to her list of achievements.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Laverne
People

Lauren Laverne has the perfect response for those Desert Island Discs comments

She took over from Kirsty Young earlier this year.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

A love letter to Kirsty Young, the unforgettable voice of Desert Island Discs

The radio host has permanently stepped down from her role on Desert Island Discs – and the show just won’t be the same without her.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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The exhilaration and anxieties of playing Maya Angelou

As a new adaptation of Angelou’s final memoir comes to BBC Radio 4, Stylist meets the women who bring the iconic writer to life.

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Life

It’s official: this BBC radio show has been named the ‘greatest of all time’

The votes are in...

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Radio 4's John Humphrys criticised for gender pay gap blunder

The Today programme host made the comments in a leaked recording

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Sonya Barber
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Life

These are the best (and worst) places to be a woman in Great Britain

BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour has done the research – and the results may surprise you

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Moya Crockett
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Fashion

Ex-Vogue editor has fashion “mansplained” to her, is not impressed

“Suddenly I was confronted by a grey-haired guy in chinos hectoring me on the business I had worked in for a quarter of a century”

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Moya Crockett
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People

Jenni Murray says transgender women are not “real women”

The BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour presenter’s comments have sparked controversy.

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Moya Crockett
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People

David Beckham: how Victoria and I survived “tough times” in marriage

Here’s how Posh ‘n’ Becks handled the ‘tough times’ together

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Kayleigh Dray
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David Beckham confirmed for special Desert Island Discs episode

Time to find out what it’s like to be stuck on a desert island with David Beckham

People

Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain on racist abuse

“It’s become a part of my life now”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kim Cattrall opens up about her battle with insomnia

“I’m guilt-ridden and I’m alone”: Kim Cattrall on her battle with insomnia

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Moya Crockett
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