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The real stories of musical 'muses' – podcast of the week

The real stories of musical 'muses' – podcast of the week

About a Girl tells the stories of the women behind David Bowie, Bob Marley and more. Plus: two strippers debunk the myths around their profession

About a Girl

A strangely listenable show from the makers of hit true crime series Disgraceland, About a Girl offers a scripted, partly-fictionalised look at 12 women behind some of music’s biggest names, among them David Bowie’s first wife, Angie Bowie, and Rita Marley, spouse of Bob. Though frequently over earnest, it succeeds in bringing light and shade to music’s ‘muses’. Hannah J Davies

Comedian Mark Watson and former Bake Off contestant turned Guardian Bake Off liveblogger have launched a new podcast, Menkind, on the state of modern maledom. What does it mean to be a man today? And how can men do – and be – better? Guests range from Tom Daley to Alastair Campbell and Drag Race UK’s Crystal.

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