Episodes

41: Why do I feel so lonely? With Gaby Roslin
March 27, 2024
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41: Why do I feel so lonely? With Gaby Roslin

Last week, it was reported that the middle-aged population in Britain is the loneliest in Europe, so Anna has invited TV presenter and broadcaster, Gaby Roslin , to interrogate why that might be .  Gaby is passionate about curbing the epidemic of loneliness, which can impact people of all ages and ...

40: My dad’s secret life? With Jaz Singh
March 20, 2024
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40: My dad’s secret life? With Jaz Singh

The entire nation was gripped by the lies and betrayals in the hit TV show The Traitors, with viewers particularly impressed by Jaz Singh’s (a.k.a Jazatha Christie) ability to sniff out the traitors. Today, Anna has Jazatha Christie himself in the studio to talk about earth-shattering family secret...

39: The Cult of Wellness? With Charlotte Church and Michele Knight
March 13, 2024
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39: The Cult of Wellness? With Charlotte Church and Michele Knight

The wellness industry is worth about $5 trillion worldwide and it feels like there's always something we should be spending money on to benefit our mind, body and soul. But the quest to feel our best can come at a cost that extends beyond the financial - it can impact our relationships too. Here to...

38: International Women’s Day Special - With Charlie Webster
March 06, 2024
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38: International Women’s Day Special - With Charlie Webster

To mark International Women's Day this week, Anna puts the spotlight on one of the most dangerous issues that many women are facing - domestic abuse.  Anna is joined in the studio by Charlie Webster (award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and Women's Aid Ambassador) who shares her own moving story ...

37: Facing shame as a trans person? With Jake Graf
February 28, 2024
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37: Facing shame as a trans person? With Jake Graf

This episode centres around one powerful voicenote from a listener called Fiona – a trans woman who grew up in the 1950s. Fiona got in touch to share the turmoil she went through growing up and the ripple effect it’s had on her life. Fiona asks how we can stop young trans people today feeling the s...

36: Can Porn be Ethical? With Megan Barton-Hanson and Ruby Rare
February 21, 2024
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36: Can Porn be Ethical? With Megan Barton-Hanson and Ruby Rare

Nearly 14 million people watch porn every month in the UK alone. Yet, many people keep their relationship with porn under wraps – a secret between us and our screens. In this episode, Anna opens conversations about porn into the public sphere by having an honest and frank conversation about porn an...

35: Lover or Scammer? With Kelle Bryan and Becky Holmes
February 14, 2024
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46:3042.67 MB

35: Lover or Scammer? With Kelle Bryan and Becky Holmes

For this Valentine’s Day special , Anna is joined in the studio by actor, broadcaster and CEO Kelle Bryan, alongside author Becky Holmes to deep dive into romance scams and coercive relationships. With psychotherapist Fiona Kau , Anna and her guests share their personal experiences of scams and coe...

34: Menopause Special – with Kate Thornton & Dr. Louise Newson
February 07, 2024
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45:3941.87 MB

34: Menopause Special – with Kate Thornton & Dr. Louise Newson

A couple of weeks ago, Anna asked you to get in touch with your questions about the menopause. And, oh boy – did you deliver! We were inundated with your responses – which varied from questions about vaginal dryness, worries about the impact of menopause on libido, concerns around HRT, and experien...

33: Grief and Guilt? With Vogue Williams
January 31, 2024
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33: Grief and Guilt? With Vogue Williams

Anna is joined this week by Irish icon, Vogue Williams – one of the few people who could bring a touch of humour to the difficult subject of grief. Vogue reflects on her own experience of navigating grief, after losing her dad, Freddie, in 2010. She recounts the guilt she felt following his passing...