Suffragettes | Women recall their struggle to win the vote
Emmeline Pankhurst's foundation of the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903 marked the start of a radical new phase in the fight to win the right to vote for British women. The campaign would send shock waves throughout the polite society of the Edwardian drawing room and provoke civil disobedience on a massive scale.
In this collection of programmes we hear from those women whose part in the struggle would finally culminate in the 1918 Representation of the People Act and the election of the first woman MP.
Dame Ethel Smyth remembers a window breaking campaign.
Memories of an aerial leafleting campaign.
Risking arrest to campaign for the tax-paying woman's vote.
The achievements of the suffragette leader are recalled by her daughter.
A suffragette and a photographer remember an eventful court case.
A smashing time in Pall Mall.
Lilian Lenton explains the 'Cat and Mouse' Act.
Memories of a militant suffragette.
Remembering when Emily Davison leapt under the King's horse.
Two eminent peers share their experiences of the suffrage movement.
Two veterans of the suffragette movement talk about the early days of the campaign.
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