Boadicea battled the Romans. Nancy Astor fought in Parliament. Emmeline Pankhurst campaigned for female suffrage. Jenni Murray, writer and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour tells the stories of visionaries and trailblazing women who pushed back boundaries. She shows how their compelling stories can inspire us again and lead the way for a new generation.

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Science, Radio and Invention Day in Chelmsford on Saturday 25 March.