Britain has been defined by its conflicts, conquests, men and monarchs.Jenni Murray, journalist, broadcaster and presenter of BBC Radio 4’sWoman’s Hour for almost 30 years, suggests it’s more than time it was defined by its women. Murray draws together the lives of twenty-one women: queens, artists, writers, musicians, scientists and activists from Boudicca to Mary Seacole and Ethel Smyth, shedding new light on British history and revealing some fascinating tales.