Jenni Murray - A History of the World in 21 Women
The Inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world in her most recent book – rescuing some from obscurity and shining a light on familiar names. She has met and interviewed many of the women featured.
Encompassing artists, politicians, activists and heads of state from the past and present, A History of the World in 21 Women celebrates the lives, struggles and achievements of women who have had a profound impact in the shaping of our world.
Jenni Murray has been at the helm of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour for over 20 years. She will also talk about the programme’s history and her most engaging and most terrifying interviewees from Barbara Castle to Kaffe Fasset, Monica Lewinsky, Tom Hanks, Jack Nicholson, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.