Suffragettes | Women recall their struggle to win the vote
CHANNEL | Home Service
FIRST BROADCAST | 29 January 1955
DURATION | 2 minutes 50 seconds
Una Duval was imprisoned in 1909 after getting into a scuffle with a police officer during the campaign for women's votes. In this discussion with interviewer John Ellison, Mrs Duval is introduced to Arthur Barrett, a photographer whose unusual methods enabled him to take a celebrated photo of the suffragette movement's leading figures, Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst, her daughter Christabel Pankhurst and Mrs Flora Drummond.
Flora Drummond (pictured above) was also known as 'The General', due to the military-style uniform she adopted on marches and demonstrations.
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 reunion with medals and memories.
A schoolgirl suffragette.
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.
Driving Mrs Pankhurst.
Two eminent peers share their experiences of the suffrage movement.
Two veterans of the suffragette movement talk about the early days of the campaign.
Mrs Pankhurst's chief organiser shares her story.
Joan Bakewell meets a veteran suffragette.
Views of a working-class suffragette.
The story of the last surviving suffragette.
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