Heather Rabbatts

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Kirsty Young's castaway is the businesswoman Heather Rabbatts.

Born in Jamaica and raised in Britain, her early years were unpromising and she left school with just a few O levels. But after evening classes, she studied law and became a barrister before making her name as the youngest council chief in the country.

She's at home in the toughest business environments - from Millwall Football Club to the Royal Opera House - and says: "I definitely like being in charge and I've always felt that I can gather everyone's spirits and energies to take that jump into the unknown together."

Record: Que Sera Sera by Corinne Bailey Rae
Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Luxury: A solar powered digital photo album

Producer: Isabel Sargent.

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 29 Jul 2011 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Young
Interviewed GuestHeather Rabbatts

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