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Ulster's Forgotten Radical Isabella Tod

Groundbreakers, Series 1 Episode 4 of 4

Northern Ireland native and Apprentice star Margaret Mountford takes a step into the past to uncover the life and legacy of Ulster's Forgotten Radical, Isabella Tod. Isabella was one of the most prominent campaigners for women's rights in Victorian times, yet today it's a name hardly anyone would recognise.

She was born in Scotland but spent her adult life in Belfast, and was central to securing some of the most significant rights for women, including access to Queen's University. In this documentary Margaret Mountford turns history detective to discover more about Isabella Tod's remarkable life.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Oct 2013 21:00
BBC Two Northern Ireland

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