Jenni Murray - A History of the World in 21 Women

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world – rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names
Marie Curie discovered radium and revolutionised medical science. Empress Cixi transformed China. Frida Kahlo turned an unflinching eye on life and death. Anna Politkovskaya dared to speak truth to power, no matter the cost.
In A History of the World in 21 Women, Jenni Murray celebrates the lives, struggles and achievements of women who have changed the course of history: Hatshepsut, Joan of Arc, Isabella of Castile, Artemisia Gentileschi, Catherine the Great, Clara Schumann, Dowager Empress Cixi, Marie Curie, Coco Chanel, Golda Meir, Frida Kahlo, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood, Wangari Maathai, Hillary Clinton, Benazir Bhutto, Angela Merkel, Madonna, Anna Politkovskaya and Cathy Freeman.
Length - 60 mins
Tickets - £15
Date Saturday 16th November 2019
Time 8:00 PM
Doors Open 7:15 PM
Venue The David Evans Court Theatre

Jenni Murray A History of the World in 21 Women_MMP_9781786076281 - low.jpg‘Charming... the strength of the collection lies in Murray’s relaxed and intimate style… a testament to the achievements and the complicated legacies, of extraordinary women.’     BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE


JENNI MURRAY is a journalist and broadcaster who has presented BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987. She is the author of several books, including A History of Britain in 21 Women (also published by Oneworld) and Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter. She lives in north London.