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Written by Adrian Fort.

Final extract from a new biography of Nancy Astor, detailing the fascinating life of the first woman to take a seat in the British Parliament.

Reader: Anna Maxwell Martin.

Abridger: Alison Joseph.

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Oct 2012 00:30

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