For much of British history our visionary women have been shunted to the side-notes and denied their proper due. Now Jenni Murray, beloved presenter of Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4, broadcaster, author and MLF patron talks about her forthcoming book, A History of Britain in 21 Women.

A lively and accessible read full of fascinating, little-known stories, it profiles a sweeping range of women who have changed social, political, religious and cultural history in our country – from Boudicca and Jane Austen through to Margaret Thatcher and Nicola Sturgeon. Hear Jenni discuss the women who have inspired and motivated her in conversation with Observer writer Rachel Cooke.

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