We welcome the writer and broadcaster and presenter of Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987, Jenni Murray, in conversation with Gerry Foley. She discusses her sequel to her bestselling A History of Britain in 21 Women which celebrates the lives, struggles and achievements of extraordinary women from around the globe: rulers, leaders, pioneers in the arts and geniuses of science who spoke the truth, fought for change and had a profound impact on the shaping of our world. Jenni’s 21 women include Joan of Arc, Angela Merkel, Benazir Bhutto, Hillary Clinton, Hatshepsut, Madonna and Coco Chanel.
Jenni Murray is the author of several books, including A History of Britain in 21 Women and Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter. She lives in North London.
Jenni Murray (photo: Les Wilson)