Courage and Effect

Listen in pop-out player

Brian Lavery tells the remarkable story of Mrs Lillian Bilocca, and how a fishwife from Hull changed the country's most dangerous industry. He examines how the fame and misfortune she suffered as a result might have played out in our current social media age and asks how much life has really changed.

Producer: Giles Edwards.

Release date:

Available now

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 4 Dec 2013 20:45

Download this programme

Download this episode

Subscribe to this programme or download individual episodes.

The Best of Four Thought

The Best of Four Thought

Explore some of the best programmes from Radio 4's Four Thought

Change a light bulb, check your emails...

Change a light bulb, check your emails...

What can you do in 4 minutes? Join us in some intelligent time wasting.

Seriously...

Seriously...

Discover seriously interesting documentaries from Radio 4.