Brit-On-The-Rise Zawe Ashton​ and MediaCom CEO KarenBlackett will be guest editing Radio 4​’s Women’s Hour, 10am, on Thursday and Friday THIS WEEK!

Actress, writer, producer and poet Ashton will be running the show on Thursday June 29th!

She has managed a line up which manages to combine stark reality with a beautiful fantasy made real, by including the perils of period anxiety (and what it’s like being convinced it’s started while you’re on stage in front of an audience…), to black women in the aristocracy and one of her favourite designers Roksanda Ilincic. Tune in on Thursday or on BBC iPlayer thereafter!

Featured on the Women’s Hour Powerlist as a 2015 Influencer, Blackett has guest edited the show before. She takes over on Friday June 30th.

She talks about why empathy is key to making diversity work in the workplace and whether brands can really make the world a better place. Tune in on Friday or o BBC iPlayer thereafter!.

Listen to the 2017 BBC Women’s Hour Take Over Here