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
Daily English United Kingdom News · Society & Culture
28 Episodes
1 – 20


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
21 Sep 6AM 59 min

Climate Change Policy, Girlhood, Feminisation of the workplace

The BBC has revealed that the Prime Minister is considering a major shift on key climate action policies. These changes include pushing back a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars to 2035 and delaying the 2026 ban on off-grid oil boilers to 2035. The economist Kate Raworth…
20 Sep 8AM 57 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
19 Sep 7AM 58 min

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Daisy Goodwin, 'Pestminster' update, Trinny Woodall

It’s Emma Barnett’s first day back at the Woman's Hour helm after maternity leave. She gets some advice and reflection from someone who returned to work after a similar break, the global literary force that is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Author of best-selling books including Half of a Yellow Sun and…
18 Sep 6AM 58 min

Nadiya Hussain, Women's reproductive survey, The Knock, AI and IVF, Arlo Parks

Since winning the Great British Bake Off in 2015, Nadiya Hussain has published seven cookery books, presented numerous TV shows and been awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and the culinary arts. Nadiya joins Anita Rani to talk about her latest book and BBC Two series, Nadiya’s Simple Spices…
16 Sep 12PM 57 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
14 Sep 7AM 58 min

Author Jane Casey, The Knock - Evie's story

Crime author Jane Casey joins Nuala McGovern to talk about a new six part TV adaptation of her best selling book The Killing Kind. The legal thriller starring Emma Appleton has themes such as stalking and coercion as she plays a lawyer who tries to rebuild her life after getting…
13 Sep 6AM 57 min

Millie Bobby Brown, Arlo Parks, Martha's Rule

Millie Bobby Brown is a 19-year-old actress best known for her award-nominated performance as Eleven in Stranger Things, and for producing and starring in Enola Holmes. Now she has written a debut novel, Nineteen Steps, based on her grandmother’s life in the East End of London during the Second World…
11 Sep 9AM 57 min

Economic Abuse, Michal Oshman, Roisin Gallagher, Barbershop Quartet, Mum shaming

Economic abuse was officially recognised under the Domestic Abuse Act in 2021, yet a new study from the charity Surviving Economic Abuse suggests victims are still being let down by the police and the courts. Their CEO Nicola Sharp-Jeffs joins to tell us more about their findings, alongside ITV broadcaster…
8 Sep 7AM 43 min

Primodos debate, Rebuilding my life: Wiz Wharton, Cricket umpire pay

This morning the 40 year fight for redress by families who claim their children were harmed by Primodos, a pregnancy testing drug used widely in the 1960s and 1970s, returns to the House of Commons. The scientific evidence for a causal link between the drug and birth defects is highly…
7 Sep 6AM 57 min

DIY fertility tests, Sudan conflict, Rebuilding your life

A BBC investigation has found that at least five women have died after family courts allowed fathers accused of abuse to apply for contact with their children. Some took their own lives, and one had a heart attack outside a court. Nuala McGovern is joined by Dr Elizabeth Dalgarno who…
4 Sep 7AM 57 min


Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
1 Sep 6AM 57 min
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