Losing Security - Emma Barnett

About The Episode

The guest today on the podcast is award winning journalist and BBC broadcaster, Emma Barnett. In this episode, we find out how Emma toughed it through pain so severe it's caused her to blackout, Emma elaborates on the fears surrounding her experiences with IVF, and we find out about the time she bravely fought off her friend's attacker while on holiday!

About The Guest 

Emma Barnett is a British broadcaster and journalist. Emma Barnett worked as a journalist at The Telegraph for several years where her roles included being Digital Media Editor and then Women's Editor. She then started her role as a radio host at LBC, but moved to Radio 5 Live in 2014. Emma is also a presenter on Woman's Hour On Radio 4 and, in 2019, it was announced Emma Barnett would become one of the presenters for Newsnight.

About The Host 

Cressida Bonas is an actress, podcaster and writer. Cressida has had leading acting roles in a number of well known television and film productions - such as her role as Sheila Bamber in the critically acclaimed Netflix series White House Farm. Some of Cressida's other work include roles in the ITV series Dr Thorne, the film The Bye Bye Man, and in theatre productions Mrs Orwell and An Evening with Lucien Freud. Cressida writes a monthly column for the arts and culture section in The Spectator and her written work has been featured in The Telegraph, and The Mail on Sunday

Top Quotes

"Women's health is not prioritised in the way that it should be; nor is it explained to us in the way that it should be; nor do we feel in command of the facts all the time." - Emma Barnett

"We think women and pain should go together like bread and butter but we shouldn't and don't need to. The shame stops us from talking." - Emma Barnett


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Check out Emma’s book, Period, here

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