Angelia Jolie to Guest Edit BBC’s ‘Woman’s Hour’

Angelina Jolie at the Los Angeles premiere of "Kung Fu Panda 3" on January 16. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

LONDON, June 7 (UPI) — Angelina Jolie will add another title to her repertoire when she serves as guest editor for BBC’s “Woman’s Hour” segment that focuses on the refugee crisis.

The spot will run ahead of World Refugee Day on BBC’s flagship radio station Radio 4, the Hollywood Reporter reported.

Jolie, an actor and director, will edit the show, scheduled to air June 17 ahead of World Refugee Day June 20. She will be joined by Mary Berry, judge on “The Great British Bake Off”; soccer player Eniola Aluko; poet Jackie Kay; and novelist Sunetra Gupta as guest editors during the “Woman’s Hour” “takeover week.”

Jolie, who is married to actor Brad Pitt, is the special envoy for UNHR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees).

Woman’s Hour” editor Alice Feinstein said each guest editor will bring “their own curiosity and unique insights,” BBC reported. She said they will also share “their personal experiences on a series of topics”.

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson and actress Kim Cattrall have served previously as guest editors during “takeover week.”


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