Jenni Murray: A History of Britain in 21 Women
The history of Britain, as you’ve never heard it before, through the achievements of twenty one women whose lives enthral, intrigue and inspire. Britain has been defined by its conflicts, its conquests, its men and its monarchs. It’s high time that it was defined by its women!
Journalist and broadcaster Jenni Murray joins us here at Number 8 to explore the lives of women. Jenni will shed light upon social, political, religious and cultural aspects of British history, reinvigorating the stories behind the names we all know and revealing the fascinating tales behind those less familiar.
Jenni Murray has presented BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987, is a regular contributor to various newspapers and magazines and is the author of several books.