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Courage and Effect

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 December 2013

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.

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